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World Embroidery Day – Ukrainian traditions

Vyshyvanka (the embroidered shirt) is not only a unique element of festive national clothes but also an essential part of the culture of the Ukrainian people. That is why every Ukrainian should know about such an event...

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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...

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