Highlanders - Hutsuls
Ethnic group of Ukrainians - Hutsul - inhabit Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi and part of the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine. Hutsul region it is a land of 6500 kilometers, bordered by Bukovina, Galicia and Transcarpathia. The nature of the Carpathians, home Hutsuls,leaves no one indifferent - mountain slopes covered, picturesque vegetation, pristine rivers, thermal springs, infused air evergreen coniferous forests. Uniqueness and value of these sites is that they
had just a little effect on civilization.
Number Hutsul ethnic groups is small, a little more than twenty thousand people, but they have their own spoken dialect, are carriers of cultural identity. In order to understand how deep the tradition of this nation are, it is enough to visit they on any holiday. And lucky enough to visit the Hutsul wedding, remember it for life - great beauty national dress with hand embroidery, lyrical Hutsul wedding songs, playing folk music, dance, which was attended by the entire population of the village.
It has long been harvested and Hutsuls raft on mountain rivers, raising livestock. The topography and the limited number of fertile soil farming was not their main occupation, but arts and crafts flourished and still relevant today. Hutsul embroidered shirts, towels - true works of art, they are famous all over the world. Manufacturing handmade rugs - too traditional Hutsul fishing. In addition, the Hutsuls are excellent master woodworkers, still engaged inlaid wood
carvings, pottery and crafts, sewing wonderful leather.
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