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Petrykivka decorative painting as a phenomenon of the Ukrainian ornamental folk art

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Published on Dec 5, 2013

UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2013
URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/...
Description: The people of the village of Petrykivka decorate their living quarters, household belongings and musical instruments with a richly symbolic style of ornamental painting, characterized by fantastic flowers and other natural elements. In folk belief, the paintings protect people from sorrow and evil. Every family has at least one practitioner and the tradition is taught at all levels in the local schools, making Petrykivka painting an integral part of daily existence in the community.
Country(ies): Ukraine
© 2013 by Promysel
Duration: 00:07:45 - Support: DVD (0089300028)

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