Луганський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка


Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University invites teachers, students and employees to take part in the all-university contest “VYSHYVANKA WITH YOUR OWN HANDS” on the occasion of the World Vyshyvanka Day.

The purpose of the contest is to preserve and use embroidery as a unique phenomenon of the cultural heritage of the Ukrainian people, popularization of traditional decorative and applied arts.

Vyshyvanka is not just clothes and a fashionable trend; it is the soul of the Ukrainian nation! The national shrine symbolizes and carries in itself spiritual wealth, high wisdom and traditional connection of many generations. It is a traditional symbol of health and beauty, happiness and family memory, love and loyalty.

To participate in the contest, it is necessary to submit the own embroidered shirt (vyshyvanka) to the dean’s office of the Faculty of Ukrainian Philology and Social Communications (or send a photo of the participant in the self-made vyshyvanka to the e-mail address: dekanatfuf@yandex.ua) and the descriptive presentation, which includes:

  • surname, name, patronymic of the participant,
  • structural subdivision, position,
  • contact phone number,
  • history of this vyshyvanka.

All this must be sent from May 1 to 14, 2018.

Winners of the contest and the best works will be awarded with diplomas and valuable gifts.

Announcement and awarding of winners will take place on May 17, 2018 at 13.00 during the all-university event of the action “Vyshyvanka Unites Ukrainians”.

The demonstration of embroidered shirts by the contest participants would be desirable.

The results of the contest will be posted on the official website of Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University.


Contact phone numbers:

  • 0667664399 (Tetiana Pinchuk),
  • 0502723400 (Nadiia Karlova).
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