Song of the week: ONUKA – ZENIT (ЗЕНІТ) [Incl. translation]

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Intro This week we will be again switching temporarily to a weekly song, instead of daily songs. This is because I will be lacking time. That doesn’t mean you won’t get something in return, as this week I will be having my first giveaway here on my blog. Further details about this will be shared…

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С Новым годом! | Happy New Year! | З Новим роком!

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Еще один год пришел к концу. Желаю всем счастливого нового года. Пусть 2020 год принесет вам счастье. Another year has come to its end. I wish you all a happy new year. May 2020 bring you happiness. Ще один рік добігає кінця. Щасливого Нового року всім. Нехай 2020 принесе вам щастя.

My top 10 music tracks of 2019

By Vadim Dovganyuk

10. Mass of Man – Victims (USA) 9. YelloPain ft. Jen Miller – Last Time (USA) 8. Nothing More – Fade In / Fade Out (USA) 7. Poets of the Fall – The Sweet Escape (Finland) 6. Wind Rose – Diggy Diggy Hole (Italy) 5. Smash Into Pieces – Arcadia (Sweden) 4. Tones and I…

Song of the week: Mordechai Shapiro – One In a Million

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Yes, this song’s music video was released minutes ago, and here it is as song of the week. Yes, song of the week, as temporarily the song of the day has become song of the week. I shouldn’t be in a need to explain this, as the holidays are here again.Oh, and no subtitles this…

Happy Holidays Everyone

By Vadim Dovganyuk

To all the lovely people who have read my blog this year and interacted with me and my profiles on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and any other place online: Thank you!That includes any hater, as you all keep my going. A hater is eventually a blessing as well, as with hate you show you care…

Elif Kaya – Mavi Mavi (İbrahim Tatlıses Remix) [English Subtitles]

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Original by Kurdish artist İbrahim Tatlıses.Another remix by Israeli artist Zafrir Ifrach and Turkish singer Ceylan Koynat can be found on the SnowCalmth blog: https://snowcalmth.com/mavimavi/ Music video brought under licensing by Believe, France – in service of Poll Production, Turkey.

Recommended good causes – Ukraine

By Vadim Dovganyuk

If there’s 1 thing most people know about me, it’s my dedicated support towards charities. In light of this, I eventually added a list of recommended charities to the top menu here on my blog, not just nationally here in Ukraine, but even internationally, including in the country most might not have expected of me,…

I bid you farewell Twitter

By Vadim Dovganyuk

5 years ago, I started out on the Twitter social media platform. At this time, I was officially too young to be using this website, which eventually came back to bite me when the European Union (EU) introduced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which left me several weeks without a Twitter profile, until I…

Chrismukkah – An interfaith event, or maybe not?

By Vadim Dovganyuk

This year, (Western) Christmas (25 December – 6 January) and Hanukkah (22 December – 30 December) collide again.It’s not as bad as it’s going to be in 2024, but okay…(Eastern Christians celebrate Christmas from 7 January to 19 January, hence the “Western”.) Now, personally, I don’t officially celebrate either, as I’m a Karaite Jew.That being…

El Flaco – Pla Pla Pla [English Subtitles]

By Vadim Dovganyuk

I usually don’t translate Spanish songs, let alone with quite a bit of Argentinian slang. Therefore, please, don’t be surprised if there are mistakes in my translation. The translation has, however, been checked for mistakes by an Argentinian friend, and she didn’t notice any. If any mistake does happen to annoy anyone, feel free to…

My choice of life and the future

By Vadim Dovganyuk

This is a cross-post, which was first published at my Facebook profile. I usually don’t share more personal parts of my life publicly, instead I tend to keep them to Instagram and Facebook. However, this share was reacted to more actively than any of my shares before. Hopefully you enjoy it as much as my…

Руслан Гасанов – Мама [Русские Субтитры]

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Песня в честь детей, лишенных родительской заботы и пожилых людей, лишенных поддержки. Видео было снято в Доме-интернате «Ветеран» и в Социально-реабилитационном центре для несовершеннолетнихв Махачкале. С большой любовью и уважением ко всем обездоленным людям в Дагестане, включая моих двоюродных братьев. Хотя не всегда так кажется, но все изменится к лучшему. Особая благодарнсть «Звук-М» за то,…