NAZARII YAREMCHUK COTTAGE MUSEUM

Description:

The cottage museum of the People's Artist and famous singer Nazarii Yaremchuk is one of the architectural and cultural peculiarities of the town of Vyzhnytsya. It is located in the suburbs, in the quarter Rivnia. Yaremchuk's sister Kateryna has created the museum in their parents' house where Nazarii spent his childhood and youth. She named it after one of his most popular songs — "Smerekova hata" ("Fir-tree house").

Yaremchuk house is a typical Bukovyna single-storey building with a high tiled roof situated in the center of the quarter to the left off the road. Nazarii's older sister Kateryna looks after the cottage and enjoys sharing stories about her brother with the visitors.

The museum houses keepsakes and heirlooms of Yaremchuk family, their furniture, photographs, personal letters of the renowned singer, and newspaper and magazine articles collected by Nazarii's friends, groupmates, teachers, and musicians that tell about his life.

It will be interesting for visitors to look at the singer's embroidered shirts, stage costumes, and a festive shirt embroidered by his mother in an ancient technique called "nyzynka".


Information:
Nazarii Yaremchuk was born on 20 November 1951 in a peasant family in village Rivnia, Vyzhnytsia district, Chernivtsi region. In 1970-1995 he was a lead singer of a pop group of Chernivtsi philharmonic called "Smerichka". Nazarii Yaremchuk died on 30 June 1995. He was buried in Chernivtsi central cemetery. Yaremchuk was awarded with Shevchenko prize posthumously.
Not far from the cottage, there is a notable monument of Hutsul wooden architecture — Dmytrivska church built in 1883.
Right behind the church, there is a path to Hutsulove tract where Nazarii enjoyed having walks. Here a spring that people called "Nazarii's well" babbles between the rocks.


Visitors of the museum and all interested persons may also visit a walking tour "Nazar's paths". The total length is 4-4.5km. Duration — 4 hours.
Hours:
Open by prior arrangement.
Entrance fees:
Entrance and excursion are free of charge. Donations are welcome.
Contact info:
Chernivtsi region
Vyzhnytsia
45, N. Yaremchuk Street

Phone: +38 (03730) 2-24-43
+38 (067) 930-21-84 Kateryna
+38 (067) 275-16-16 (Viber) Olha
+38 (067) 339-30-29 (Viber) Oleksandr
How to get there:
By public transport
By bus from Chernivtsi to Vyzhnytsia. The museum is located in Vyzhnytsia suburbs, left off the main road.

By car
Go from Chernivtsi to Vyzhnytsia. In Vyzhnytsia, drive about 1 km on the main road. The museum is to the left off the road.
GPS:
48.24517  25.15971  convert to dd°mm'ss"
 

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