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World Embroidery Day or International Vyshyvanka Day

World Embroidery Day or International Vyshyvanka Day is held on May 16. Celebrated on the third Thursday of May. Festival of culture of the East Slavic traditional embroidered shirt. Usually, an embroidered shirt was made from a homemade cloth, which was woven on a loom. This event in the second decade of the month May is annual. Help us Help us 
16 May - World Embroidery Day or International Vyshyvanka Day
Ancient human discovered the art of stitching to produce garments and identified that the same kind of stitching could enhance and enrich its beauty.
The vyshyvanka is a part of Ukrainian traditional clothing that contains elements of ethnic embroidery. Embroidery has rich history in Ukraine, it's roots trace all the way back to the pre-Christian period, an ancient and symbolic tradition in Ukraine.

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