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July 4, 2011 16:15
Laly Topuria: I am a Georgian and it happens that I manage to make dolls-Georgians best
"It happens people wear such caps as my dolls, they are special favorites among men. But certainly they do not wear chokhas (coats) because it is in the Georgian custom that if one wears a chokha one should have a dagger on him...".
June 14, 2011 23:36
Do You Need a Museum? A Ukrainian Alternative (Linda Norris. USA)
Linda Norris, a well-known expert in museums from the USA, wrote a nice review in her personal blog about Volodymyr Kitselyuk who "revives and preserves ancient life of Hutsuls in digital formats".
May 29, 2011 18:27
Unique wreaths of goose feathers are manufactured in the Kolomiya region
Is it possible to do better than participants of the Brazilian Carnival? – With ease! Head-dresses that can be considered works of art have been manufactured in the Veliky Klyuchiv region since long ago. Paraska Kushlyak’s wreaths made of goose feathers are really unique works.
May 26, 2011 17:09
The Ukrainian national motanka-doll travels around the world
The gigantic national motanka-doll, presented in the Ukrainian House in Kiev on the 21st of May, will be exhibited abroad. It will be presented to the foreign spectators at the international art exhibitions. The motanka-doll will go on its first trip on August. It is planned to present the doll in Brussels on the Independence ...
May 3, 2011 18:07
The largest motanka-doll was installed in Lviv. A photo report
A new Ukrainian record was held in Kyiv. The biggest motanka-doll in Ukraine was installed there on the 30th of April. The doll was created by two ladies: a master Oksana Smereka-Malyk and a master of the national folk doll Larysa Telizhenko. The height of the doll reached 3 meters.
April 22, 2011 13:21
Modern traditional art of Hutsulschyna
This is a very rare ocassion that students’ term and diploma assignments become items of exhibitions. But Kosiv Institute of Applied and Decorative Art has something to be proud of. On February 8 an exhibition of such items - the final students’ and the teachers’ works of this Institute - was opened in the capital ...
April 20, 2011 18:39
Pastry birds
Birds came back from the South long ago. They have already managed to build nests and hatch their nestlings. However small children always enjoy ceremonial cookies in the shapes of birds traditionally baked at the beginning of spring to call the birds back to the native regions from the South...
Ornamenting pysankas
Usually, eggs are painted both before and after the Easter. People begin ornamenting pysankas starting from Candlemas Day (February, 15th). The process lasts until the “Green holidays” or Whitsunday which falls on June, 12th this year.
April 15, 2011 11:43
Rukotvory 2.0. What's new?
We have already started up a full English version of the Web Site. The Home Page of Rukotvory has assumed portal aspect. Henceforth it is much easier to keep up with news and bills of art events. We have also made the section of folk artists and the search of creative people by their family ...
March 21, 2011 19:06
Zozulytsya was recognized as the best project during the Ukrainian Art Week
Zozulytsya was recognized as the best project at the international exhibition of contemporary art called “Ukrainian Art Week”. It is the name of a whistle having a bird shape that symbolizes ancient Ukrainian history and the mission of which is to unite football and cultural heritage of the Euro-2012 host countries.
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