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YAVORIV FOLK TOYS

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.



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