On July 15, the traditional regional festival "Lemkivska Vatra" will take place in the village of Vorochevo, Perechyn district. This was informed by the website of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration.
This year, the feast of ethnic culture will be held for the eighth time.
Visitors are encouraged to wear embroidered shirts and to join the holy prayers at 10:00 in local churches and the Holy Virgin Monastery in the village of Vorochovo. And at 13.00, there will be the laying of wreaths and flowers to the Memorial Cross to the fallen Sich Riflemen in the Yaslyshche neighborhood.
Actually the festival part at the stadium in the village of Vorochovo will start at 14.00 with the ceremonial opening and the traditional inflammation of the symbolic Lemko bonfire.
Then, there will be the performances of children’s groups, games, entertainment, a concert of the Lemko collectives and amateur performers, an exhibition of works by masters of decorative and applied arts and master classes on traditional Lemko crafts, a tasting of Lemko dishes, and finally performances of folk and pop bands.
Also, the organizers inform that a shuttle bus from the city of Perechyn to the village of Vorochevo and back will be running for the guests of the fest.