Ukrainian Easter traditions
National Centre of Folk Culture “Ivan Honchar Museum” made a beautiful video about pysanky. Pysanka is Ukrainian Easter egg, an absolutely unique cultural creation. It is striking in its elegance, perfection and wealth of compositional variations, ornamental elements, and motifs. On the eve of Easter, Ivan Honchar Museum presents this animated video to tell you about pysanky of different historical and geographical regions of Ukraine. The video features pysanky replicating the ones from Ivan Honchar’s personal collection compiled between mid-1950’s – late 1980s. Pysanky were reproduced by the employee of the museum, pysanka artists Larysa Holovnia & Nadiia Bilotkach. Ivan Honchar’s stock collection of pysanky includes 392 pieces.