For many centuries the traditional crafts that are steeped in legends and tales have brought joy to the Russians because of their skillfully worked designs. Many kinds of folk arts were brought to perfection in the Vologda Region.

The festival is aimed at popularization of folk arts and handicrafts among the younger generation. It will be arranged with an active backing of the Vologda City Administration and a Handicrafts Centre «Reznoi Palisad (Carved Fence)».

According to the organizers, every day of the festival will be devoted to various programs that reveal to the audience the secrets of one of the folk crafts in the heart of Vologda – Kremlin Square.

Artisans will show off their virtuosity in making valenki (kind of felt boots). Masters of wood engraving will display their masterpieces. Wood carving and painting, which are also one of the most popular handicrafts in present-day Vologda Region will be presented. The skilful hands of blacksmiths will create veritable works of art from wrought iron and steel. Potters, lace-makers, embroiderers and weavers will also demonstrate their skills.
Теги: Voice of Crafts
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