TIFA 2022 People / Culture

Cultural Ethnos of Transcarpathia.

  • Prize
    Silver in People/Culture
  • Photographer
    Michael Dorohovich
  • Photo Date

The unique collection of the Transcarpathian Museum of Architecture and Life in Uzhhorod represents the identity and character of the inhabitants of the smallest region of Ukraine - Transcarpathia of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At that time, these were the poorest citizens of Austria-Hungary. But, despite this, the inhabitants of Transcarpathia, and these are different ethnic groups: Ukrainians (Lemkos, Draks, Hutsuls and Dolyans), Hungarians, Romanians, Slovaks, Germans (Swabians), Jews, all they were able to inherit extraordinary wealth.

Michael Dorohovich is a portrait and documentary photographer. Born in the small town of Uzhgorod in Transcarpathia, Ukraine. Author of successful photo projects in Ukraine, such as "Famous and interesting personalities of Transcarpathia", "Cultural ethnos of Transcarpathia", which were noted and awarded on many world platforms.Solo mountaineer and specialist in solo mountain trekking (he traveled the mountains of the Carpathians, Crimea, Caucasus, Alps, Altai, Kamchatka, Pamir, and Tien-Shan).Recorded his travels and ascents to the top of the world in photo landscapes.