This is an art project in which masters of folk art and young amateurs will have the opportunity to present their unique works, to hold master classes on the painting of Easter eggs. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to go to the “Kryvyi Tanets” together with the participants of the event, to sing the fireworks, to admire the parade of embroidered towels and an exhibition of towels from the surrounding villages of the Halych district and guests, to visit the fair of arts and crafts, to taste delicious dishes cooked on an open fire, etc.
The ethnographic festival "Galician Gates" is annually held at the Museum of Ethnography in the territory of the National Reserve "Ancient Galich". All four ethnic regions of the Carpathian region represent their traditions on it: Hutsul, Boykovschina, Lemkovschina and Pokutye.
The event is held with the aim of popularizing the tourist attractiveness of cultural and historical places, preserving, developing and popularizing the national culture, traditions, crafts and folklore and ethnographic creativity of the region.
The festival is held every year before Easter
The program includes
Galician dishes on an open fire
delicious honey drinks
“Carpathian Vernisage” will allow residents and guests of Ivano-Frankivsk to get acquainted with folk crafts and traditional crafts, and will help to preserve the cultural identity of Ukraine.
The purpose of the festival is to popularize the folk traditions and culture of the region, present such crafts as woodcarving, weaving, embroidery, Easter eggs, blacksmithing, pottery, wickerwork, works of art, lacquering and others. Folk artists and craftsmen are invited to participate in the festival.
The festival takes place every year on September 5-6 in Ivano-Frankivsk.
The program of the festival includes:
Folk craft lessons from participants
Actions and gifts from sponsors and organizers
Exposition of folk craftsmen of Ivano-Frankivsk region "Carpathian Vernisage".
Promoting the culture of beekeeping among Ukrainians, exchanging experience of beekeepers, demonstration of achievements in the field of beekeeping.
It hosts a concert, a honey and beekeeping fair, workshops, seminars and lectures by prominent beekeepers. Guests can taste and purchase a variety of honey, drinking honey, sweets, candles and honey-based soaps, even with honey and a variety of Carpathian herbs.
40 beekeepers take part in the festival. About 100 entrepreneurs represent beekeeping products.
The festival will be held from 19 to 21 July in Ivano-Frankivsk.
The program of the festival:
Honey and beekeeping fairs
Entertainment and competitions for children
Visitors have the opportunity to purchase honey and local craftsmen
There will also be an interesting concert program
On December 19, the St. Nicholas Estate in the village of Pistyn, Kosiv region, will host the district New Year and Christmas Toy Festival. It is held annually by the National Hutsulshchyna National Park for the purpose of studying and preserving the traditions, customs and rituals of the Hutsul region and the Ukrainian people.
St. Nicholas Day is a day of celebration and homage to St. Nicholas.
The Saint Nicholas Manor Tourist and Art Complex invites everyone to join in the celebration this day. Children will be able to dive here in a fabulous atmosphere of the holiday, meet with Nicholas in person, visit his estate.
Within the framework of the festival is held an exhibition-competition of New Year and Christmas compositions "Let's Save the Forest Beauty", the theme of which is careful attitude to the environment, preservation of Christmas trees. At the New Year's and children's toys competition, they will choose the best toy that symbolizes or reflects the New Year and Christmas theme.
Porto Franko is international Festival of Contemporary Art where they unite things that are not combined, where they mix styles and trends, languages and religions, a place where a person free from class, social, political and other conventions can feel free in the creation and perception of a true art.
Porto Franko is an international festival of contemporary art aimed at creating and presenting unique performances that engage in dialogue with local audiences and unique architectural locations.
The festival will officially open on June 14 at the Stadium "RUKH" in Ivano-Frankivsk.
The festival lasts 5 intense and exciting days. It is a modern event in the cultural life of people.
A special feature of the festival is that exhibitions and shows are held throughout the city
Each year, the festival program is different. Various concerts, exhibitions, master classes, literary evenings, performances of famous guests.
The festival will be held on June 12-14 in the Vorohta village.
Three unforgettable days in the Carpathians
The festival program includes:
- Hutsul folk art action “Polonynske Summer”;
- international conference “Circle of Vincenza:
the future of the Carpathians”;
- Film Festival
- Hnat Hotkevich folk creativity festival;
- festival of music
and art “Sounds of Carpatia”
Development and presentation of agricultural products, development of tourist industry and Hutsul decorative, applied and authentic arts.