TRADITIONAL UKRAINIAN WEDDING TO BE SHOWN AT KYIV VYSHYVANKA FEST

12/08/2014

On August 23-24, 2014 Kyiv hosts 6th Vyshyvanka Parade where the traditional Ukrainian wedding is presented.

'Every year festival organizers choose thematic art object as a festival symbol. In 2012 it was Ukrainian Easter egg, pysanka, in 2013 it was wonder-bird. This year we chose traditional Ukrainian wedding', the festival organizers comment.

The festival agenda is:

- competition on vyshyvanka and traditional wedding wreath;

- exhibition of traditional Ukrainian towel Rushnyk and chest boxes;

- exhibition of traditional Ukrainian wedding bread, Korovay;

- folk crafts presentation and workshops;

- exhibition of kids’ paintings about Ukrainian wedding;

- Vyshyvanka Parade on Kontraktova Square-Sofiyska Square route (though Andriyivskyy Descent). Parade participants meet on August 24, 2014 at 12:00p.m.

Official Parade opening ceremony is on August 23, 2014 at 12:00p.m.


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