Decorative and applied art as a constituent part of the Western Podillya choreographic culture

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Pages: 
109-117
Abstract: 

The article covers the features of Western Podillya cultural and artistic heritage functioning, a striking phenomenon of which is choreographic culture that is closely connected with multi-genre decorative and applied art, which indicates its originality.

The article highlights scientific researches, expedition records of folklorists, musicologists and art critics of Western Podillya choreographic culture, as well as of local craftsmen and collectors of ethnographic collections, who have made a significant contribution to the development of the cultural and artistic heritage of the region and created the necessary base for modern research opportunities.

The article reveals existing centers of preservation and popularization of Western Podillya traditional clothing and authentic dances, specifically, the ethnographic collections of the Borshchiv Regional Museum of Local History and the V Borshchivskomu kraii tsvitut vyshyvanky (Embroidery blossoms in Borshchiv region) annual All-Ukrainian Folklore and Art Festival in Borshchiv region, which aims at promoting and preserving the regional cultural and artistic heritage.

The article covers the importance of adults and children performance ensembles functioning in Western Podillya, such as: the Kudrychany folk-amateur traditional ensemble of the Kudryntsi village (director – Olha Tkach), the folk-amateur traditional ensemble of the Mushkativka village (director – Oresta Buldiak), the Dnistriany folk-amateur traditional ensemble of the Dnistrove village (director –Olha Kryvetska), the children's folk vocal-choreographic ensemble of the Hermakivka village (director – Olha Kutsyk), the Dziumbalyk children's folk-ethnographic ensemble of the Dnistrove village (director – Mariia Petryk), as well as the active work of some local decorative and applied art masters.

The article analyses the usage of decorative and applied art objects in different genres of Western Podillya choreographic culture, including ritual, narrative and household dances.

UDC: 
745/749+793.31 (477.84)
Language of publication: 
Українська
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