Folk Camp

Jurij Fedynsky



Ukranian Folk Dance


Ukrainian-American composer, torbanist, bandurist and singer-songwriter, producer, bandleader, luthier, cultural activist and pedagogue. Fedynsky moved to the small village of Kryachkivka (population 500) to work on resurrecting the almost lost tradition of "dumy", lyrical ballads by kobzari- blind Ukrainian bardic musicians.

Fedynsky is a luthier of such instruments as kobza, bandura, torban, hurdy-gurdy. He founded a guild of makers and performers in the village of Kryachkivka. The annual music festival "Drevo Rodu Kobzarskoho" takes place in the village.

Fedynsky is a performer on kobza, torban and traditional bandura.

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