MASTERS OF CRAFTS IN KOSIV. MASTER CLASSES.

MASTERS OF CRAFTS IN KOSIV. MASTER CLASSES.

About 30-40 minutes drive from Verkhovyna is the Hutsulian town of Kosiv, which is a real tourist gem of this region. This is the centre of folk crafting, not only Ukrainian, but also a world treasury of various authentic crafts with a unique historical heritage.

About 30-40 minutes drive from Verkhovyna is the Hutsulian town of Kosiv, which is a real tourist gem of this region. This is the centre of folk crafting, not only Ukrainian, but also a world treasury of various authentic crafts with a unique historical heritage.

WHAT IS KOSIV FAMOUS FOR?

If Verkhovyna is an ideal place for tourists who like green and active recreation and want to be closer to the mountains, then Kosov is a town of the Hutsulian masters. It is a centre of local folk crafts, a settlement with a historical city status. There is a souvenir market known to many Ukrainians, attracting tourists who are looking for presents for family and friends. But there is something more important and valuable in this place. Kosiv keeps traditions of the folk handicrafts of Hutsulshchina and the Carpathian region in general. Here live and work modern potters, experts in carving (not only wood and metal, but also bones), weavers. Local ceramic products are very special. They generally refer to one of the most important cultural heritage of the region. You can learn how to create authentic ceramics yourself (dishes, tiles, toys, souvenirs).
Just visit any master class of pottery in Kosiv. The status of the craft center is confirmed by the fact that today it has its own institute of decorative and applied art to share knowledge and manual skills with new generations.

Acquaintance with folk crafts

Going on a journey to craftsmen of Kosiv, you will be able to discover a world of such crafts and skills as pottery, weaving, embroidery, pysankarstvo (painting Easter eggs), jewelery making of wood and metal and much more. Exciting practical master classes by local craftsmen is a great opportunity to become a participant in the process of creating unique things, a way to plunge into process entirely, to comprehend the way of life of the local population, and, perhaps, to reveal their own unique talent.
We guarantee that after such a trip your knowledge about the Carpathians, Hutsulian culture and miracles, which are possible in this region, will become full!