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Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

Ukraine 111 years ago in colored photos

These images of typical Ukrainian villages were taken 111 years ago and they are absolunely amazing. Photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorskiy was one of pioneers of colored photography in early XX century. His works had great advantage over black and white photography because they could display soul. Enjoy soul and calm beauty of typical Ukrainian village in […]

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Vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in second half of XX century

vyshyvanka in xx century Ukraine

Could you guess it? Some 40 years ago vyshyvanka was everyday clothes in Western Ukraine. These are photographs taken in village of Kryvoryvnya in Western Ukraine.   Young as well as elderly people used to wear embroidered clothes and not only for holidays. By the way, national day of Vyshyvanka is celebrated in Ukraine on […]

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Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka in Ukraine

Day of Vyshyvanka is new Ukrainian nationwide celebration intended to preserve ancestral traditions of creating and wearing embroidered ethnic clothing. This holiday is celebrated on the third Thursday of May. Day of Vyshyvanka is original and self-sufficient, it doesn’t have any state or religious bases. One sparking idea gave start to national holiday in 2007. […]

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Wonderful Ukrainian costumes

Ukrainian costumes

Ukrainian women dressed in traditional costumes made by ‘Treti Pivni’ workshop. team of photographers and stylists creates traditional Ukrainian costumes and makes photoshoots. You can view more of their works on their Facebook page – ‘Treti Pivni’ workshop.

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