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Ukrainian World Congress calls upon all Ukrainians and friends of Ukraine to participate in international Vyshyvanka Day

The Ukrainian World Congress encourages all Ukrainians in the diaspora and friends of Ukraine to participate in the internationalVyshyvanka Day by wearing Ukrainian embroidery (known in Ukrainian as a vyshyvanka) on 19 May 2016, said in the press release of the UWC,

Ukrainians celebrate Vyshyvanka Day by wearing embroidered clothes

Vyshyvanka Day is usually celebrated on the 3rd Thursday of May in Ukraine. The event is aimed at preservation of Ukraine’s values and passing them on to youth and all Ukrainians. Usually, the celebration involves concerts, competitions, parties and fairs, Joinfo.ua reports