“Seems to me that in a Russian invasion that so clearly targets Ukraine’s culture and history as well as its territory and people, Vyshyvanka Day becomes even more important to celebrate. So here I am, celebrating it in my favourite vyshyvanka,” Ambassador Simmons posted on Twitter, adding a hashtag #SlavaUkraini.
Seems to me that in a #RussianInvasion that so clearly targets 🇺🇦 culture and history as well as its territory and people, #vshyvankaday becomes even more important to celebrate. So here I am, celebrating it in my favourite vshyvanka. #SlavaUkraini pic.twitter.com/FO2FbHMNcc— Melinda Simmons (@MelSimmonsFCDO) May 19, 2022
Ukraine celebrates Vyshyvanka Day on the third Thursday of May. Vyshyvanka Day was founded by Lesia Voroniuk, a student of the Chernivtsi National University, in 2006. Vyshyvanka is a traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt.
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