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Festival "Feast of Bread"

Borynya village hosts the district festival "Feast of Bread". It shows the whole way and how much work needs to be invested to bake a delicious loaf of bread. On the improvised thrashing floor it is possible to thresh a grain in sheaves with flail, that had been mowed down with scythes previously, and in some places harvested with a sickle.
Boyko especially esteem bread, because in the mountains it is given not easy, here every piece of land is expensive, its cultivation requires a lot of work.
Many traditions are associated with a bread. It has always been a symbol of life, happiness, prosperity. Newborn baby was greeted with bread, the child was accompanied to school with bread, new marriage life was blessed with bread.
After harvesting, a grain was ground on a millstone, a bread was kneaded and baked in the oven. And on the village square, where the festival takes place, there were many trays with a variety of pastries - how rich this land is.
You may taste natural honey, cheese from households, a variety of liqueurs on the festival. And all this is accompanied by authentic Boyko songs performed by amateur art groups.
Celebration continues in extraordinary atmosphere with Boyko fire lights and rhythms of Boyko dances under open air.

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