YAVORIV FOLK TOYS/ Ostap Soyka, Oksana Kohut
Master class on making traditional West Ukrainian eco-toys
Thursday, Friday/ 07.04 and 08.04 / 16.00 / Admission is free
Ostap Soyka and Oksana Kohut, the known craftsmen, experts in making traditional Yavoriv toys (Lviv region) will give two master classes on creation those really very sunny and interesting wooden toys. The history of Yavoriv toys dates back to early 18th century. This toy was believed to be an amulet for children to protect them against evil spirits. We’ll paint wooden toys (aspen tree is used) with special ornaments, where each colour symbolize one of the classical elements, i.e. earth, water, air, fire and aether.