News form Ukraine: Lviv holds the first International Ukrainian Dance and Culture Festival (photos)

18:32 Jul. 17, 2016

Lviv holds the first International Ukrainian Dance and Culture Festival (photos)

Lviv holds the first International Ukrainian Dance and Culture Festival (UNIAN Photo)

Event promotes Ukrainian music, songs and dances from different parts of the world where Ukrainians live now

Lviv - Ukraine's western cultural capital - for the first time ever is hosting a unique Ukrainian dance and culture international festival, which takes place from 15 to 18 July.

Solo performers and groups sing and dance on the same stage to mark important dates in the Ukrainian history - 25 years since the country's independence and 125 years since Ukrainians started migrating across the world.

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The event is seeking to present Ukrainian music, songs and dances from different parts of the world where Ukrainians live today.

Ukrainian culture, which is clearly expressed in dances and songs, helps shape the national identity and unite generations.

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