The folk ensemble “Drevo” was founded in Kyiv, in 1979. It consist of folk musicologists, composers, and amateur folk singers. The collective explores the singing traditions of the Polissya, Poltava and East Podillya regions of Ukraine, and fa much as possible duplicates the performing style of folk singers. “Drevo” has participated in scientific conferences, gatherings of folk musicologists, a meeting with Belgian youth in 1989, and also numerous radio and TV programs. Experts highly appreciate the exploratory efforts and level of performance of the ensemble.