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The longest Ukrainian hand embroidered towel (rushnyk) will be presented in Lutsk, Volyn Region on May 8.

Dedicated to the celebration of Mother’s day, the second Ukrainian Festival of Hand Embroidered Towels will be taking place in Lutsk on May 8.


It is organized by the "Idea” Art Show and supported by Luts'k city council. Vitali Ivanyts’ky, the Honored Artist of Ukraine is the author of the project.

Being an ancient Ukrainian craft which dates back to the pre-Christian times, embroidery (Vyshyvka) is still present in Ukrainian homes.  Clothes are often decorated with embroidery but rushnyk (towel) is one of the most popular embroidered items. It’s a symbolic ritual cloth which is believed to protect against evil. ... Read more »

Категория: Crafts | adeed by: matera | date: 02.05.2011