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August 5, 2014 02:35
Six Ukrainian craftsmen represented three countries at the festival in Turkey
Six Ukrainian craftsmen represent three countries as a whole at the festival in Turkey: Ukraine, Moldova and Italy. They are taking part in the Annual International Festival of Culture and Arts held in an Istanbul province called Buyukcekmece...
June 29, 2014 22:16
“The mystery of Japanese ornaments”: kimono, dolls, and washi paper
The exposition “The mystery of Japanese ornaments” is being held within the framework of the international exhibition project “Kaleidoscope of cultures of peoples of the world,” launched at the Ivan Honchar Museum in Kyiv...
September 3, 2013 01:14
Ukrainian artists's impression of the festival in Turkey (Photos)
"How good the preparation for the festival is! All details are paid attention to: maximum attention to the participants, special uniforms, living conditions, interpreters, transportation, materials and instruments to conduct workshops. Ukrainian masters have got an honorable first place in the large exhibition hall of Caravanserai...".
July 17, 2013 19:18
National costumes at the culture festival in one of the Istanbul’s suburbs (Photos, videos)
It is not so often that one gets an opportunity to see traditional costumes of different world nations. But it is possible to do this in Büyükçekmece located in the outskirts of Istanbul. This year the town has hosted the World Culture and Art Festival for the fourteenth time...
June 1, 2013 11:09
Ukrainian FB-users ask Finnair to leave the picture by Mariya Pryimachenko on their airplanes
Ukrainian Facebook users would like a picture by Maria Priymachenko that has been used by the Finnish company “Marimekko” since 2007 on their behalf, to remain on the airplanes of the Finnish carrier Finnair. This is confirmed by an inquiry conducted in the ...
December 4, 2012 01:43
Painting on glass by Valery Danysh
An angel by this artist painted on glass that I bought 5 years ago at the “Dream Country” festival is always at a display in my room. In this period other small works of folk art have surrounded the picture, but the angel remains at its place. It emits light positive energy which always energizes ...
November 11, 2012 18:49 ,
Folk motifs in works of modern designers
Design indeed plays the key role in perception of space and things. It can be really beautiful with a lot of content in addition. In folk arts, this content is created by ornaments and symbols. We’ve become interested whether there were any people who used such symbolism among the participants of All-Ukrainian design contest called ...
September 28, 2012 20:52
120 meters of a fence painted by “Petrykivka” in Dnipropetrovsk region
On 23rd September, representatives from the National Ukrainian Record Register and Ukrainian Book of Records registered a new record: the largest ornamental handmade painting in Ukraine. This guelder-rose and flower painted frieze 120 m long and about 80 cm wide has decorated a fence in Petrykivka village in Dnipropetrovsk region...
A haystack-shaped hotel has become the winner of the all-Ukrainian design contest
Levko Davydyuk’s project called “Three haystacks” represents a concept of a restaurant-hotel complex built using ethnic motives in its design: starting from the overall appearance and down to small details...
September 23, 2012 19:15 ,
Andriy Holub has designed a modern potter’s house for Opishnya village
Andriy Holub, an architect, has presented in his portfolio a design of a potter’s house which is intended to be built in Opishnya village of Poltava region. According to the author, his project has accumulated the features of the folk architecture, Trypillya architecture, neo-modernism and organic architecture...
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