The monument to the Soviet poet Ivan Pribludny stands at the entrance to Ultra youth club.Ivan Pribludny (real name: Yakov Ovcharenko) was born in the village of Bezginovo Novoaydar County in 1895. He became a homeless child at an early age. He took part in the Civil War where he fought in a cavalry division. Then he met Sergey Yessenin and they...more
If you turn left after viewing Lenin monument, you will walk past Pyramid cafe, see the market building in front of you and the building with a wrought iron door (the one the museum employee are so proud of) is the museum.The museum of local lore has a huge collection of diverse people's national costumes that differ from village to village like...more
Lenin monument is a good orientation mark here. It stands in front of the county leisure center called palace of culture here.You will also see the War Memorial opposite the monument and the building of the district administration to its right.You can explore Lenin Street and walk past the secondary school to the river or turn left past the...more
This restaurant is a part of the leisure center at the beginning of Lenin Street located right at the town beach.The restaurant has European and local cuisine and city prices.The halls are nicely decorated and have special lights. Ukrainian varenyky and pelmeni and, of course, farmer's borshch.more
This place is not far from the center.
It is frequented mainly by the young people who like the atmosphere and inexpensive drinks here.
There are special programs on holidays.
Dress Code: casual
The town has a small bus terminal and a railway station that are located next to one another. There are a lot of transit buses from and to Luhansk, but not all of them make a stop at the bus terminal and stop at the motorway instead.
The bus fare is about 20 UAH ($2.5).
You can get to Novoaydar in about an hour.
The railway station is at 68 October Street, tel. +38 06445 9 17 60.
A lot of small shops are located inside the big market and around it outside.
So you won't be mistaken when you go there to do some shopping.
What to buy: Fruit and vegetables, clothes, souvenirs, etc.
What to pay: 100 UAH and more, it depends...
It was my good luck that I managed to see the poetry performance at the county leisure center called Palace of Culture here.
There were many people present, although it was a midday of a working day.
Everyone listened very carefully and was very interested.
The atmosphere was very sincere and homely.
This is where all the major holiday performances and meetings are held.
Local journalists jokingly call Novoaydar Ukrainian Venice for its frequent floods resulting from the ground waters.
Almost every year dozens of houses find themselves in the flood zone in March even before the thaw starts.
Unfortunately the flood takes place several times a year.
Of course, you can hardly compare Novoaydar and its residents with Venice, but there is one thing in common: every year journalists arrive to this town to make coverage of the flood.
People have to survive and to find a solution to this problem themselves.
It’s no use trying to pump out the water. People and their domestic animals have to learn how to use ladders…
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The local Colos stadium is the palce where the traditional Country Sports Games are held every year.
The games have been held since 1950.
There are competitions in eleven kinds of sports, among them:
The local soccer team is also called Colos ("wheat-ear").
Equipment: local soccer field.
The coat-of-arms of Novoaydar was approved by the session of the county council. So was the flag.The coat-of-arms represents a German shield divided into three parts. The town’s foundation date and the town’s name are written on the upper yellow part. The middle part is red and the lower part is blue. You can see a sunflower with two wheat-ears in...more
The town’s flag was also approved by the county council. It represents a banner with three horizontal stripes: red, blue and yellow. Red is as a symbol of heroic traditions of Novoaydar County; blue as a symbol of numerous rivers, streams and lakes of the district; yellow as a symbol of agriculture. The flag is flown next to the Ukrainian national...more