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 - portraitist and documentary photographer. (Transcarpathia, Ukraine)