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It’s all about the Pysanka

While traditionally Ukrainians celebrate Easter next week according to the Julian calendar, some in North America are celebrating it today – xриcтoc вocкpec!

The most notable art piece highlighted during Easter time is the Ukrainian Easter Egg called the ‘pysanka’ , and here’s how they’re made:

If you’re interested in making them, LearnPysanky is a great site. Too much work?  Don’t worry you can always buy a decorated wrap for your egg 😉

People are still making pysanky the traditional way, or using more modern techniques. You can also view some of Edmonton’s best pysanky in 3D.

Here are some news outlets that have covered the pysanka: