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Petrykivka Decorative Painting as a Phenomenon of the Ukrainian Ornamental Folk Art


Language: Ukrainian

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.


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Place/region: Ukraine, Eastern Europe
Series: 2013 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Director: Eugene Wagner
Publisher: Promysel
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Rights: Promysel
 

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2013-0089300028
Source ref.: DOC:0089300028/CAND:00893
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Promysel