Friday, July 22, 2011

Stereotypes can be fun!

Today let me present not-so-short film „How the Cossacks play football” (“Як козаки у футбол грали”). I should wait with this video to the next year. Football fans will immediately realize why, but for the rest of us here is a short explanation: Poland and Ukraine will host UEFA EURO 2012 tournament in football. It is a big deal – building roads, stadiums, hotels, etc., and finally, of course, great sportive event.

It is the second animation from Ukrainian series “All about the Cossacks” (“Все про козаків”), created in 1970 (so Ukraine was a part of USSR at that time) by Volodymyr Dakhno. I wonder if You’ll guess who are antagonist of Cossacks’ team? First one is tricky – I found two different versions on Wikipedia.
And if You would like to know more about Zaporozhian Cossacks, start on Wikipedia, Britannica or Encyclopedia of Ukraine.


  1. Cool video!

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    Looking forward to your upcoming posts.
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    Mary C. Nasser

  2. Pamiętam ten filmik! Ryczeliśmy ze smiechu całą rodziną.

    1. Cała seria z Kozakami jest przednia :)