Vyshyvanka day will be celebrated in Uzhgorod

21 August 2012 09:48  47319342 019845
Vyshyvanka day will be celebrated in Uzhgorod

In a few days a bright event is taking place in Uzhgorod - Vyshyvanka Day (vyshyvanka is the Ukrainian traditional clothing which contains elements of Ukrainian ethnic embroidery).  

According to event managers, the celebration will not only promote a national costume, but will also include a variety of interesting activities such as ethnic music concerts, humorous kissing auction, Ukrainian songs contest, exhibition and sale of embroidery products and arts and crafts and, of course, a competition for best vyshyvanka. 

Other events and also the role of vyshyvanka in Transcarpathians' lives will be revealed during the press conference at the press center "Zakarpattya" tomorrow, August 21. During the press conference all participants will wear vyshyvanka and represent typical embroidered clothing of the Boykos, Lemkos and Hutsuls.

The meeting will take place on
Tuesday, August 21, at 11.00 am
in Uzhhorod,  Drugetiv, 60

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