While many families bring out the food colouring and boiled eggs at this time of year, it’s a little more complicated for some Ukrainian-Canadians.
Each year they gather around jars of brightly coloured dye, sheets of beeswax, and flickering candles to practice the traditional art of making Easter eggs — also known as pysanky.
Winnipeg’s Michelle Kowalchuk learned the craft from her mother when she was a child. Now she is sharing it, and helping keep the intricate art alive.
Watch her ply her craft: