Nova khata

Image - The editorial board of the journal Nova khata (centre: Liddia Burachynska). Image - Halyna Mazepa: cover for Nova Khata (1934).

Nova khata [«Нова хата»; New Home]. A monthly (1925–34) and semimonthly (1935–9) magazine for women, published in Lviv by the Ukrainske Narodnie Mystetstvo co-operative. The chief editors were M. Furtak, M. Hromnytska, and, from 1930, Lidiia Burachynska. Nova khata contained articles on folk art, co-operative movement and educational subjects, fashion, interior decorating, housekeeping, cultural history, and the women's movement; biographies and memoirs of prominent Ukrainian women; and prose and poetry. It was noted for its design and artwork, by artists such as Olena Kulchytska, Mykola Butovych, and Sviatoslav Hordynsky.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]


Image - Nova khata, No. 1, 1925. Image - A Nova khata cover by Olena Kulchytska.


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