For the 25th year the Vihorlatske Museum in Humenne has prepared an exhibition entitled Carpathian Easter egg 2017. It has been organized in the cooperation with the Okresna organization of Union of women in Slovakia, Humenne. The exhibition is intended to present Easter eggs, it will be opened on 16 March at 3PM in the museum and will be available until 21 April 2017.
According to Jana Fedicova from the Vihorlatske museum in Humenne, in this year’s exhibition over sixty authors of the eggs from Slovakia and over twenty authors from Ukraine, Hungary, and the Czech Republic are taking part. Almost thousand exhibited eggs will present the collections of traditional, as well as modern techniques of painting eggs – the techniques originated and developed in the particular parts of the Carpathian hollow.
This year and artistic units
F or the 17 March, within the jubilee year of the Carpathian Easter egg, the organizers prepared also units of painting eggs and unique techniques of decorating eggs, with the participation of local teachers and employees of the partner Museum of Easter eggs from the Ukrainian town of Kolomiya. From 20 March to 20 April within the exhibition the Museum will present particular techniques of decorating eggs also to the students of primary and high schools within the region.
The protection of Chudik
According to Jana Fedicova, the protection of the 25th jubille year of the event in the Vihorlatske museum has been taken by the head of the Presov self-government country, Peter Chudik. The self-governing country manages the museum. this year the event is supported also from the Fund for education that belongs to the Ministry of culture of the Slovak Republic.
“The Vihorlatske Museum in Humenne would like to thank you all the authors and teachers for active participation and interest in supporting the event which, because of presenting traditional knowledge on decorating eggs, has become the new symbol of interborder contacts, relations and friendship of nations and nationalities living in the Carpathian hollow,” as Fedicova finished.
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