In Ukraine celebrate the Day embroidered

В Украине отмечают День вышиванки

Ukrainians wear the shirts as a sign of unity and respect for their Homeland

Ukrainians have congratulated President Poroshenko and Prime Minister Groisman.

Today Ukraine celebrates the unofficial holiday dedicated to the traditional national along – embroidery. Embroidered day was established in 2007 and since then is celebrated annually on the third Thursday of may, writes

On this day citizens are encouraged to wear embroidered shirts and leave them on the street. This is done as a sign of unity and respect for their Homeland.

Invented the holiday, students of Chernivtsi national University. Of Handicrafts, and in 2010, the Day embroidered pointed out in other Ukrainian cities.

The heads of state congratulated Ukrainians on the occasion.

So, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the page in Facebook posted a short video for the occasion.

“Let our national clothing inspires us to new victories!”, – wrote the head of state.

In turn, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman noted that the embroidery unites Ukrainians, while maintaining their traditions.

As reported Корреспондент.netlast year, Kyiv hosted the 15th megamarch in vyshyvankas. Walk the streets of the capital at the Golden Gate has gathered, by different estimations, from two to five thousand people.

In Belarus established the Day embroidered