Several days ago, festival of beauty and style "Ukrainian Style" took place in Tel Aviv. The event was organized by Israeli Friends of Ukraine community, with the support of the Canadian organization Ukrainian Jewish Encounter
Adults and children, pensioners, students, photographers and journalists, as well as Israeli volunteers became acquainted with the Ukrainian culture. The festival was attended by about 500 people.
"We are pleased to welcome you today at our holiday. Historically, the peoples of Israel and Ukraine have always been linked with each other. And today we want to develop these relations. Ukrainian culture is rich and distinctive, and we welcome the opportunity to introduce it to you today", addressed Anna Zharova, one of the organizers of the festival.
Festival guests were dressed in traditional embroidered shirts; girls came in the Ukrainian chaplets.
The raisin of the festival was fashion show of dresses in Ukrainian style. Workshops on making dolls were organized for children. Also charity fair acted at the festival. Here the guests could buy embroided shirts, chaplets, souvenirs, Ukrainian-Israeli symbols.
Part of the received funds the organizers will send as the humanitarian aid to Israel and Ukraine.
112 International is grateful to Vyacheslav Feldman for the information provided.