Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating Workshop

This is a traditional Ukrainian craft-  Pysanky Easter eggs – patterns are drawn on the egg (goose, chicken, ostrich) with wax using special tool Kistka/ Pissachok/, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colours of dye, a multicoloured pattern is built up. Finally, the wax is removed to reveal the colours that were covered up at each stage. The symbols and colours used are rich in meaning; many pre-date the arrival of Christianity and have had Christian interpretations layered on afterwards.

The contribution of  5$(100hrn) is to cover the cost of materials, dyes, chicken eggs.

Please contact Oksana Ruban Müller via oksanaruban@mail.ru or 0637901625 to join the group.

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