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The theatrical-art festival “Pysanka Festival” in the framework of the Easter holidays in the historical center of Kiev will take place on the space between the St. Sophia Cathedral and the St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery.

The event is designed to support and popularize Ukrainian folk traditions, to promote the development of folk art, to study the culture and history of the Ukrainian people by the example of the phenomenon of Easter eggs.

This year on Sofia Square are going to show a record number of mega-picnics – 858 pieces. 374 of them will be painted by Ukrainian artists in the author’s style – they will be placed on the Sophia Square. On Mikhailovskaya Square will be exhibited other pysanka, representing traditional murals of the regions of Ukraine, as well as painted by children. There will also be a children’s entertainment area. Also on the territory of the Easter town will be presented the All-Ukrainian collection of Easter eggs, which has 25 thousand exhibits.

At the Vladimir Passage, the Easter Fair and Fair of Horticulture will be organized. And in the park “Vladimir Hill” will accommodate a lounge zone, a zone of master classes, a painting fair and a hand-made fair.

Everyone can join the event, get a piece of eggs from fiberglass and acrylic paints. From now on, the egg preparation will meet the world standards of beauty, but not the Easter eggs, and the female ones – 90-60-90 – of which 90 cm in height, 60 cm in width.

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