The celebration of lively Ukrainian music and dance in colourful traditional dress performed in Forty Hall (Enfield, London) on September 6.
The event showcased Ukraine’s vibrant culture to the guests of the Enfield Park with traditional cossack dancers, singing and embroidery. Children experienced crafts - carving, painting Pysanky and face painting. Talented choirs, accordion, mandolin and bandura players mesmerised the audience with folk melodies.
Speaking at the event Charge d’Affaires Ihor Kyzym stressed the importance of the promotion to the British audience of Ukraine and its traditions and culture.
“Today, when the heroes of Ukraine defend the independence of our country from Russian aggression, they defend not only the territorial integrity of Ukraine, but its culture, language, unique national identity. Holding of such event is the best example of how to show the world what exactly we defend,” Ihor Kyzym said.
Following the generous portion of traditional varenyky, golubtsi and borshch, Londoners had a chance to taste Ukrainian beer from different parts of the country - Lviv, Kyiv and Chernihiv.
This wonderful atmosphere of Ukraine created by Friends of Forty Hall Park in partnership with Association of Ukrainians Waltham Cross Branch and supported by Forty Hall Estate.
The celebration of lively Ukrainian music and dance in colourful traditional dress performed in Forty Hall (Enfield,...Posted by Embassy of Ukraine to the UK on Sunday, 6 September 2015