“Memories of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” photo project

Dear friends! As we have previously announced, our today’s release will be devoted to the life of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra in 1992. It was the first full-fledged year of Ukrainian independence, which was rich on events of national and local importance.

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! We continue acquainting you with the artworks in the Church of Sts. Anthony and Theodosius of Pechersk in Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Today’s release of our “Artistic Heritage” column is dedicated to the altar painting “Transfer of the body of Christ to the tomb” created by artist Heorhii Popov and located in the Church of Sts. Anthony and Theodosius of Pechersk (Refectory).

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Laundry at the Lavra’s Inn. Did you know that Kyiv-Pechersk monastery had its own laundry? Yes, it was part of the Lavra’s inn and its maintenance costed 5,000 rubles, as of 1880.

Curious facts about Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

​Engravings with the plans of Lavra Caves. Do you know anything about the engravings with the plans of Lavra Caves? They were created at the end of the 18th century and there were two of them. The first was made in 1780 (ill. 1), the second – in 1784 (ill. 2).

Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Dear friends! We continue to acquaint you with Artistic Heritage of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Today we are going to talk about an ancient box-“teremok” from the Fund collection of the National Preserve “Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra” (KPL-M-10518).

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