• Folk Art in Russia and Ukraine

    Russian and Ukrainian folk arts are rooted in and reflective of the cultural life and include objects which historically are crafted and used within a traditional community. They encompass the body of expressive culture associated with the fields of folklore and cultural heritage. Folk art may tell a lot about the Russian and Ukrainian national […]

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  • Petrykivka: Lush and Vivid Ukrainian Folk Art

    Petrykivka decorative painting is a traditional Ukrainian folk painting style that has played a spiritual role in people‚Äôs lives for centuries. It originates from the Petrykivka village in the Dnepropetrovsk region, in central-south-eastern Ukraine, along the Dniepr river. In 2013 it was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. […]

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