August 26, Lekvar festival will take place in Hecha, Beregovo district. (Lekvar – a very thick, sometimes coarse jam of pure ripe fruit). As per information from the leader of Transcarpathian tourist center Olexandr Koval, it will be the fourth festival, demonstrating the traditions of Transcarpathia in processing and cooking of plum lekvar.
Cooking of lekvar shall be started in the morning and last still night with constant stirring. Therefore, last year’s lekvar will also be available. Here you can taste it and taste some traditional dishes with lekvar (hambovtsi with plums, varenyky, pancakes and vertuny with lekvar). The festival starts at 1 pm. The grand opening will start at 14 pm. At the end of the day the winner who cooked the most delicious lekvar will be determined.