Celebrating Ukrainian Easter

Special Ukrainian Outfit

Special Ukrainian Outfit

Tansy has been having quite a good time joining in with her host family’s Ukrainian Easter traditions.  To her surprise and delight, as a thank you for all the baking help, Tansy was presented with a special outfit just her size!

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Easter Basket

Easter Basket of Food

On Easter Saturday the family went out to have the Easter baskets of food blessed; attended midnight mass; and had a lovely visit with relatives. The next day the brunches continued…

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Beautiful Psanka

Beautiful Pysanka

Tansy helped set the table and admired some of the Pysanka made by her host’s mom. Click Here for Information about this beautiful tradition.

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Tansy in her finery

Tansy in her finery

 What a lucky Hitty!

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Click here to see other posts about Tansy’s Travels.

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16 thoughts on “Celebrating Ukrainian Easter

  1. What a lovely outfit, and it will always bring memories of such a special Easter. I love the pysanka – delicate and beautiful, it’s a great tradition. I hope she will have opportunity to wear her pretty outfit again.

  2. Yes, Tansy has indeed had a beautiful Ukrainian Easter. It is so lovely seeing such beauty in her marvellous outfit, the psanky, breads, Thank you.

  3. oh my what a wonderful post. Tansy’s new traditional ensemble is lovely. That head piece is gorgeous. I love the tradition of blessing the food baskets. And the pysanka eggs…the color and richness of these traditions. Thank you for sharing them with us Tansy!!

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