Veronika Lukashevich

Veronika Lukashevich

Intimate conversations on what you call home

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Please note this interview was recorded in August 2020. "Uchadi", or "Go away" -- these are the chants echoing through the streets of Belarus almost every day for the past month. The people are protesting against their leader of 26 years, Alekrandr Lukashenko, who's been accused of manipulating the outcome of the presidential election on […] The post Belarus Protests: An Interview appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Sep 2020

18 min 16 sec

It’s been a while since my last isolation series show and while I’d received some wonderful recordings in the last month, unfortunately due to personal reasons I was unable to dedicate the time that I needed to continue with this audio project. Regardless, I still wanted to say thank you to everyone who submitted stories […] The post The Isolation Series: The End appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Jun 2020

7 min 44 sec

You'll hear from Charlotte in Edinburgh, Scotland, Katharina, an Austrian in Washington, D.C. who works for the International Monetary Fund and Raquel in Andorra, whose grandfather sadly passed away during the Coronavirus pandemic. Music by Chris Haugen. Listen to Part I here. Listen to Part II here. The post The Isolation Series: Part III appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Apr 2020

15 min 11 sec

In the second part of the Isolation Series you'll here from Mica from Wales, Moriah, an American living in Madrid and Daniel, an American in Montevideo, Uruguay. The post The Isolation Series: Part II appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Apr 2020

13 min 23 sec

It’s my fifth week in lockdown here in Berlin and I’ve been thinking a lot about my family. My parents who are in Austria have been self-isolating for over a month now. My stepdad hasn’t left the house once because he is part of the group who are more vulnerable to the coronavirus. They are […] The post The Isolation Series: Part I appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Apr 2020

22 min 3 sec

We've been going through some hectic times these last few weeks due to the corona virus pandemic 🌎. Hospitals are overwhelmed with the growing amount of patients, the Berlin streets seem deserted, pubs and clubs are closing, tubes are empty, more people work from home and for whatever reason, there is a shortage of toilet […] The post Up High with Kaine Francesco appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Mar 2020

57 min 4 sec

In 2012 I spent six months in Costa Rica doing voluntary service at my local school. I haven’t been back to the country since, but I still think back filled with nostalgia. I remember the warmth of the ticos, the thick hot air and the rich greenness at every corner. One time this February I […] The post Through the Lens of: Justin Moya Montenegro appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Feb 2020

24 min 28 sec

This show features Elke Schilling, the founder of Berlin's Silbernetz hotline for people over 60 who are feeling lonely and need someone to talk to. We talk the traumatic experience that inspired Schilling to launch this initiative, the stigma of age and loneliness as well as the main reasons why people call the hotline. This […] The post Silver Lining appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Dec 2019

13 min 47 sec

The show "Between Two Islands" features the Irish writer, teacher and musician Bronagh Slevin. I interviewed Bronagh on a secluded, little beach in a small Sicilian town called Milazzo, where we spent the entire afternoon talking about the wonderful adventures of her life whilst listening to the sounds of waves in the background. Bronagh began […] The post Between Two Islands appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Oct 2019

35 min 15 sec

A show about the Viennese singer Syannah. The 22-year-old speaks about self-doubt, how self-development courses helped her to go after her dream and the unrealistic expectations women face in the music industry. I sat down with the young songwriter to find out how she overcame her fears and societal expectations to achieve her goal. Besides, […] The post That Girl appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Oct 2019

22 min 47 sec

A show about calling faith your home, being born within two cultures, growing up bilingually and becoming the perfect teacher. The post A Place for Us appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Aug 2019

28 min 19 sec

A story about a woman's struggle with bulimia and learning to define her self-worth by something other than her weight. Music by Chris Haugen. Where to find me?Website: www.whatyoucallhome.comInstagram: @veronika_lukashevich_ The post No Home Like You appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Jul 2019

17 min 17 sec

This is a show about Viennese saxophonist Georg Palmanshofer and his musical journey. He shares his story of finding home in music and on stage. Music by Spectre Saxophone Quartet and Georg PalmanshoferPhotos by Spectre quartet / siavash talebi The post Music to My Ears appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Jul 2019

16 min 9 sec

A show about what it means to be a traveller today, and how human connection is the ultimate definition of home. Music by Josh Kirsch, Media Right Productions. The post Vini e Panini or It’s the Little Things appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Jun 2019

23 min 48 sec

Happy pride month! This is a story about a woman falling in love with another woman for the first time, and coming out at age 24. Music by The Mini Vandals and Density & Time. Where to find me?Website: www.whatyoucallhome.comInstagram: @nikimclovin The post A Change of Heart appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Jun 2019

12 min 40 sec

This is a show about finding your place in the world and defining identity on your own terms. Music by Chris Haugen, The Grey Room & Ann Annie. The post My Place in the World appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

May 2019

17 min 33 sec

What does losing a parent feel like? This is a show about loss and dealing with grief. Music by Lish Grooves and Aaron Kenny. The post The Summer You Died appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

May 2019

16 min 51 sec

What is it like to be in a long distance relationship? A show about taking chances on moving countries for love. Music by Ann Annie, E Jammy Jams, Chris Haugen and Dan Lebowitz. The post Taking Chances appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

May 2019

24 min 36 sec

What does it feel like to lose the person you call home? This is a show about heartbreak. The post Memories appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

May 2019

11 min 38 sec

Nina was 18 when her mother left her father and moved out of their family home. This is a story about a mother-daughter relationship. Music by Peter Körber and Chris Haugen. The post Starting Over appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Apr 2019

20 min 47 sec

A show about learning to love our bodies and why yoga feels like home. I speak to my friend Nathalie about her journey to self-love. Music by Jesse Gallagher. The post A Journey to Self-Love appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Apr 2019

12 min 34 sec

A story about going back to where you come from after 14 years. Born in Belarus, I moved to Austria with my mother when I had just turned 13. This is a story about the inevitable, which is our human urge to belong. Music by Peter Körber and Chris Haugen. The post Impressions from a foreign Homeland appeared first on Veronika Lukashevich.

Apr 2019

26 min 27 sec