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Join Maria Rypan for this workshop where she will show you how netting is beaded. Thanks to the marvels of cameras and Zoom, you will be able to see close ups of how she strings beads and passes them through a common bead to create a net, the basic pattern of a traditional Ukrainian sylianka, or beaded collar.
This co-presentation with the Ukrainian Genealogy Group - National Capital Region (Ottawa, Ontario) will explore the diversity of Ukrainian immigrant experiences in North America.
Be dazzled by the splendour of traditional adornments (‘prykrasy’) from different ethnographic regions of Ukraine. See how seed beads create incredible patterns and motifs in loomwoven gerdany, and netted sylianky. Understand why and how the distinctive adornments styles were worn. This spirit continues to inspire contemporary beaders of today as seen in Maria Rypan’s rich visual presentation.
Young artists will learn about weaving techniques, make their own loom, and then create their own mini woven tapestry called a kilim.
Andrij Dorosh shares his extensive experience in researching family roots and helping families reconnect with relatives in Ukraine. He also shares details about his current project: "The Stories our Grandparents Haven't Told".
This seminar will provide participants with a background of Ukrainian Folk Dance and its evolution to modern day. Participants will also have the opportunity for instruction in basic steps from the Central/Poltava and Hutzul region.
Young artists will learn about Ukrainian Hutsul-style wood work crafts & wood inlay and create their own wood inlay inspired craft.
Anybody who has dealt with older computer files in Ukrainian or another language that uses a non-Latin script has probably encountered text that looks like gibberish. This talk will explain what's going on and how to fix it.
Young artists will learn about the traditional Krysania and create and decorate their own Hutsul hat using felt or foam.