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[2 May 2013]

Pysanky, Ukraine's intricately decorated Easter Eggs, are a big part of the country's holiday celebrations. Learn a bit more about the meanings of the various patterns and how these complex pieces of art are created. [More]

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[29 Apr 2013]

Ukrainians of all ages are decorating pysanky, or Easter eggs, this week for contests and festivals... [More]

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[4 Apr 2012]

Easter falls on two different dates this year: April 8th in the West and April 15th in the East. Are you familiar with these Russian and Ukrainian Easter traditions? [More]

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[22 Apr 2011]

As most gentlemen are aware, Easter is this Sunday (April 24). Here are few ways the ladies of will be celebrating this special religious holiday. [More]

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[11 Apr 2011]

A pysanka is a Ukrainian Easter egg decorated using a wax-resistant method and embellished with traditional Ukrainian folk designs. Though Ukrainians decorate many different types of eggs, the pysanka holds special significance in Ukrainian culture. [More]

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[31 Mar 2010]

Do you know how your favorite Ukrainian brides will be celebrating Easter Sunday? Many look forward to feasting with family and friends, as well as participating in the traditional custom of creating pysanky… [More]

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[11 Jan 2010]

A Pysanka is a decorated Easter egg; the process of decorating them has been in effect since Ancient times as part of the rituals of spring. [More]