The Diduch Festival (diduch, or didukh (Ukrainian: дідух) is a Ukrainian
Christmas decoration; made from a sheaf of wheat)
The ethnic Diduch festival will be held on the January, 6 in 2016 within New Year
and Christmas celebration.
Folk Ukrainian collectives are invited to participate in the festival,
to present their “verteps” (nativity Scenes) during the festive march, to take part in
the contest of Christmas songs, and also to present their “diduch” – Ukrainian symbol of
winter holidays made from the first or the last stalks of wheat reaped during the year.
It symbolizes the household's wish for an abundance of nature and a bountiful harvest for
the upcoming year. According to our conception “diduch” shoud be at least 2 meters (6
During the festival our guests also will observe Christmas township, performances of
Folk collectives and have a lot of fun!