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This Japanese Artist Perfectly Draws Traditional Slavic Characters with Manga Twist

Keishi Kuraibe is a Japanese manga artist who draws with an iPad. The most remarkable thing is that in his drawings he perfectly conveys Slavic folklore motifs, multiplied by the manga style. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Paintings That You Will Probably Relate To If You Grew Up In Slavic Countries

Living in a certain place leaves a trace on you. The way you remember childhood, what makes you nostalgic, and sometimes even the way you create. Like in the case of Nastasya Chudakova. Nastasya paints beautiful and cozy pieces with fragments from her childhood and life in Kaluga, Russia. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Artem Biziaev Published a LEGO Set Concept Based on Slavic Fairy Tales

According to an artist: “Hey, Lego fans! Let me introduce you the most famous, most charismatic, most adored character of Slavic fairy tales! Baba Yaga! Continue reading »

Glitch In The Matrix Across Slavic Countries

It is highly possible we do live in a matrix, ever heard of a brain in a vat theory? However across Slavic countries our smartphone armed citizens have been witnessing the glitch in the matrix. When you see these pictures then you will understand that there is a chance we do live in a matrix, or at least Slavs just like to have fun. How else to explain this? Continue reading »

Google Street Images And Street View Scenes From Slavic Countries

Serbia – This little piggy went to the market

We take Google street in general just for informational purposes, but people do not realize there are hilarious images that were recorded during Google car tour. Maybe you have seen some funny images already but this time we bring you a Google Street View in Slavic style. Images that are funny, bizarre or just plain ridiculous is what we have here, so maybe after this you will go on the street view to find more funny stuff in your neighborhood. Continue reading »

Serbian Photographer Brings Slavic Goddesses Vesna And Lada Back From Ancient History To Life

Another set of awesome photography featuring the never-boring Slavic Mythology comes right out of Serbia by renown photographer Marko Stamatović (previously). He has lately focused on Slavic mythology and motifs in his photography because he recognized this aspect of Slavic culture is not promoted enough in our modern world. Continue reading »

Historic Photos Of Russian Beauties In Traditional Costumes Prove Slavic Beauty Never Gets Boring

Today we will continue to recall the dresses and images of Russian beauties of pre-revolutionary Russia, but not in illustrations and paintings of artists, but in photographs. The photos below are taken from the collection of Shabelsky from the collection of the Russian Ethnographic Museum. Continue reading »

Polish Photographer Katarzyna Niwińska Creates Magical Slavic Fairytale, It Is Mesmerizing

Creative Photographer from Poland, Katarzyna Niwińska, described her work “A Tale of Three Gifts” as a project inspired by Slavic folklore, legends, stylistics and, above all, fairy tales. Continue reading »

Polish Designer Livia Clue Bringing Slavic Ethno Into Modern Fashion, It’s Great!

When you think of modern design, it always comes from same designers in the west, they promote it over the famous models and basically you get to wear and see same things over and over again. This is why we bring you a Polish designer Livia Clue that decided to step away from mainstream fashion and bring her national folk in her designs. Continue reading »

Polish Photographer Ewelina Zych Proves You’re Not A Real Photographer In Slavic Country If You Don’t Have A Rural Photo-Shoot

We know we had at least dozen articles about Slavic folklore photo shoots, but since many of you like to see them for various reasons like seeing slavic beauties in wonderful ethnic dresses or you just enjoy good photography art. So another one comes from Poland and this one was made by Polish photographer and stylist Ewelina Zych. Continue reading »

Polish Photographer Creates Amazing Slavic Pagan Themed Photoshoot And Proves Slavs Have Amazing Culture

Have you ever browsed some internet forums and heard some teeny kids from the west how Slavs have no culture? Well after this amazing photo shoot their mouths will be closed for good, Slavic fusion in a series ‘Pagan Poetry’ made by Polish photographer Marcin Nagraba and all costumes made by Agnieszka Osipa. The model is the photographer’s mother and by all means having a ‘babushka’ in this photo shoot just gives even more Slavic feel to it. Continue reading »

Serbian Photographer Creates Beautiful Scenes Of ‘Slavic Mythology’ Tales That Will Blow You Away

Slavic mythology is an inexhaustible source of inspiration, this has been proven again and again by various photographers. This time you will see an amazing work of Marko Stamatović from Serbia. His images have been made with great care as he and his studio made all the costumes themselves, traveled to Kopaonik Mountain just to get that perfect shot. Continue reading »

Beautiful Slavic Folklore With Julia Galimova

Another photography event has happened in Russia with famous Russian models Julia Galimova and Ekaterina Soboleva. The photographer that made these amazing photos was Andrey Yakovlev and he did his best to display a beauty of Russian Slavic folklore with a help of his Art-director Lili Aleeva and hair Stylist Oxana Zavrzina. All in all we can say they did the right scene and the whole photography set really has that Slavic folkish touch to it. Enjoy these amazing photos and make sure to visit Slavic rural areas when you drop by because there’s a hidden beauties in them. Continue reading »

Refuge Galindia: The Polish Slavic Pagan Resort That You Have To Visit

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Well if you are bored of “always the same” mainstream hotels, this is something new. It’s a cool relaxing vacation packed with numerous adventures and fun theme that you or your kids would absolutely love to experience. This is a “Refuge Galidina” (Galindia Refugia) and it’s situated in Iznota near to Mikołajki in Poland. It’s well marked on tourist maps (or Google maps) so you should have no problem finding it, and also it’s situated nearby the river Krutyn and lake Bełdany, meaning it’s going to be a very pleasant nature endowed experience. Continue reading »

Polish Artists Recreate Traditional Slavic Head Wreaths With A Modern Twist

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Photographer Ula Kóska in collaboration with makeup artist Beata Bojda has made an incredible Slavic themed photo-shoot that features Polish (and Slavic) folklore elements. In Polish folk culture they used to wear wreaths and bunches of flowers that were a part of both religious and secular ceremonies such as marriage, funeral, festivals or Easter. They used a Handcraft paper handicraft if you are wonder, as this has been well known & traditional method of creating such wreaths in Poland. In their project they used techniques coming from Polish “Opoczno” area, although this technique it is also an integral part of Malopolska and sub-Carpathian tradition. Continue reading »

Spectacular Ukrainian Crowns On Slavic Inspired Photoshoot Look Absolutely Mesmerizing

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Every once in a while we get do discover some pretty amazing Slavic photography teams that create absolutely stunning images. Workshop “Treti Pivni” (or third rooster in English) is a team of photographers, stylists, makeup artists and promoters who are united in their obvious love for Ukraine and sincere desire to open to the world the beauty and uniqueness of Ukrainian culture. We are certain that they did succeed in doing so through their photography and they continually show the richness of their tradition from different Ukrainian regions. Now this photo shoot was about Making hats (hand-made) which are called wax diadems (crowns). Continue reading »

Polish Artist Gives A Modern Twist Into Drawings Of Slavic Folklore

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We know you love Slavic culture, we can feel your love for Poland and we understand your thirst for Slavic inspiration. Lucky for you we found out about this Polish artists, her name is Paulina Wach and she just loves the stuff she draws. Most of her art is inspired by Poland and Slavs in general so we should stop talking and start looking. Continue reading »

Magical Slavic Photography From Russia Is So Impressive That It Looks Unreal

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Russia culture is just one off spring branch of greater Slavic culture that is shared by 360 million Slavs worldwide. Vibrant images filled with electric series of Slavic folklore is a colorful photography mix that comes from Moscow artistic direction study of Yakovlev & Aleeva. These pieces show a interesting mixture of traditionalism, high fashion and certain degree of modernity. These stunning Russian women models are all dressed in what is know as traditional clothing plus they are adorned in bright colored jewelry and lipstick, which fits Russian culture as we know it today. Continue reading »

Jan Žižka, Knights, and Bohemian Berserks: Fantasy Art by Tomáš Duchek

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Tomáš Duchek is an artist from Prague who draws wonderful fantasy art in the style of the West Slavic Middle Ages (and not only). D Continue reading »

Attractive Female Portraits By Natalia Ivanova That Show How Diverse And Beautiful Humans Are

Natalia Ivanova is a Paris-based Russian photographer and documentary filmmaker who started the Les origines de la beauté (The Ethnic Origins of Beauty) project back in 2012 (previously). In it, she photographs women from various ethnic groups around the globe, highlighting their uniqueness and beauty, and proving what a beautifully diverse world we live in.

Natalia writes that the aim of the project is to ” show the real scale of ethnocultural diversity in a full, systematic and creative way”, as well as to illustrate all distinctive ethnic groups out there. So far, the photographer and her team have took over 250 portraits of women from more than 110 different ethnic groups, and the project looks to be far from over.

Tunisian

Tunisian people, or Tunisians (Arabic: تونسيون‎ Tūnisiyyūn, Tunisian Arabic: توانسة‎ Twensa), are a Maghrebi ethnic group and nation native to Northern Africa, who speak Tunisian (Derja) as their mother tongue in addition to mastering French and/or Arabic, and who share a common Tunisian culture and identity. In addition, a Tunisian diaspora has been established with modern migration, particularly in Western Europe, namely France, Italy, and Germany. Continue reading »

Amazing Photos Of “Luxurious” Lada Stretched Limousines

Lada is a brand of cars manufactured by Russian automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ (originally VAZ). The Lada brand appeared in 1973, and it has since become the main brand for AvtoVAZ vehicles. The name Lada is derived from a type of small boat in Slavic language, symbolized by the car’s logo. Continue reading »

Painted Cottages Of Poland: Beautiful House Decorating Tradition That Survived To These Days


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We bet you heard about cottages from Poland, especially from a small village of Zalipie located in southern Poland. Luckily while you have been consuming internet, tv, trying to follow the latest world-wide trends, there were people that were keeping this old custom alive, hoping young ones will eventually get some interest in their own history. Continue reading »

Artist Creates 3D Sculptures Of Ancient Deities And Mythological Creatures With A Modern And Surreal Twist

According to Oliver Marinkoski: “I got to the idea what it would look like if the ancient Slavic gods were represented in Roman style sculptures, then added some modern attributes to their supernatural ability’s (God and Goddess of thunder got a boom-stick). Then I continued creating their Roman and Hellenic counterparts, and maybe ancient Egypt gods are next!” Continue reading »

Sad And Depressive Black-White Conceptual Artworks By The Russian Photographer Victoria Ivanova

Russian Victoria Ivanova is a senior lecturer in university (Candidate in Economics) and a PR manager, and she is also interested in fine art photography. She is so talented at expressing an imaginary story through a single photo using a particular object as a star. “Pear project” is her awarded artwork (the Grand Prix, 2012) and was exhibited in Slavic Art Weeks in Berlin. “Chess project” and the “Time project” are her latest works that you must see on her website. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Imagines What If Barbie And Ken Were Slavs?

What if your favorite toys where marketed and depicted as if they’re out of somewhere else? Like, imagine if Barbie and Ken were out of Eastern Europe (Slavic part mostly). Continue reading »