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Mysterious symbolism of Ukrainian embroidery

  On the International Vyshyvanka Day, people wear Ukrainian national embroidered shirts that impress with their beauty and diversity. However, not everybody knows that images and patterns feature rich symbolism. Each stitch, star or flower has its own meaning. Ukrainians believed that embroidery is a peculiar talisman protecting against everything bad and they tried to […]

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International Embroidered Shirt Day

  On the 16th of May in 2019 Ukrainians will celebrate the International Vyshyvanka Day (Embroidered Shirt Day). This wonderful feast does not have the fixed date. It is celebrated annually on the third Thursday of May. In many towns and villages of Ukraine demonstration, parades, festivals, and concerts will be held. The social media […]