Every child, who is not yet able to write and read, hears lullabies, fairy tales and legends from his parents and grandparents, searches for answers to riddles, learns Christmas carols and shchedrivki (ritual songs) on winter holidays, finds out about the majestic events of national history and speaks the first words in his native language.Details
Folk performing art is a sphere of artistic and creative activity, through which folklore pieces, in particular, songs, musical instrumental compositions, dances, stage works and games, are presented.Details
Having been an integral part of everyday life, folk customs, rites, traditions of celebration became a means of preserving Ukrainian identity. They were of great importance for the establishment of national consciousness of Ukrainians.Details
For centuries, our ancestors were accumulating knowledge about the world and nature. This knowledge formed the basis of the economic and household culture of Ukrainian people.Details
Knowledge, ancient traditions, technological skills, artistic styles, professional craft accumulated for centuries and artistic experience were passed from generation to generation all over Ukraine.Details
Culture as an embodiment souls of the people
In today's dynamic world, the concept of territorial barriers is becoming more conventional.
This encourages traveling. While traveling around the world (in reality or on the Internet) we, first of all, learn the culture of the people living in various countries, their spiritual values, learn the language, we try to understand the soul of the nations.
The key to such understanding lies in the deepest layers of folk culture, preserved in the Intangible Cultural Heritage of each nation.
Virtual tours can be just as much exciting, as the real journeys. Technologies allow digital traveling through visiting the open-air museums, exploring the unique architecture of wooden churches or taking a look behind the scenes of taking a look behind the scenes of opera houses of Ukraine.
At least once, almost everyone visited the opera hall and was breathtaking by the performance on stage. But not everyone had a chance to see the backstage interior. Only virtual tours can bring you behind the scene to admire the architectural atmosphere of all ukrainian opera theatres, to explore the magic that is usually closed to visitors.Details
In the heart of the Carpathian Mountains, models of unique architecture of ancient Ukrainian art - ancient wooden churches, recognized as masterpieces of the European construction of the UNESCO cultural heritage, have survived. Let’s start a virtual tour to get acquainted with them and prepare for a real tour.Details
"The essence of culture - the desire of the collective soul of the people to express themselves"