Many years ago, a teenager trying to make an impact at the legendary Manchester United picked up a loose ball in his own half of the pitch. He looked up, saw that the opposing goalkeeper was hopelessly out of position, and shot towards goal from a ridiculous distance. As the ball flew half the length of the pitch and then sailed into the back of the net, Becks threw his hands in the air with the commentator shouting, “take a bow David Beckham”. He had arrived on the scene, and the spotlight would never leave him.
Although Beckham has since hung up his footie boots, Goldenballs (as his wife calls him) has turned his image and fame into a business career, and has recently launched a grooming brand called House 99. Why are we, What’s On Kyiv, writing about this? Because the legend that is Becks chose the legends that are Ukraine’s DakhaBrakha as the soundtrack for the global advert of his new venture. DakhaBrakha have been one of the leading names in the Ukrainian music scene for over a decade. For noticing this and recognising this special Ukrainian talent, we say, one again, take a bow David Beckham.
Here’s a fact: many Russians live in Kyiv. Indeed many Russians live across all of Ukraine, and to see a Russian-plated car is not uncommon. Ninety-nine point nine per cent of the time these people are simply guests in the country who are required to abide by the laws and entitled to live a peaceful […]
In an effort to do more to promote Ukraine, the government just announced a new logo and slogan that will attempt to brand the country as a destination of choice for investors, tourists, and anybody else who might want to realise the potential of the country. Cool. To assist the authorities in their promo campaign, […]
Ukraine’s aim of 18 June conference It’s long past time for Syrians and Ukrainians to unite to stop the wars in their countries and work more closely together to persuade the rest of the world to put greater pressure on Russia, the imperial power which has caused so much death and destruction in these two […]
Talk of the town, Champions League final, and here’s one more little-known bit that you may be interested in: the entertainment to calm the nerves of the fans in the stadium on the 26th will be provided by English singer/songwriter Dua Lipa! No doubt she will perform hits New Rules and IDGAF while those seated […]