VIII Russian Folklore Festival "The Village - the Soul of Russia" is to be held in Verkhovazhye District (Vologda Region) on August 4-6. The folklore festival “The Village - the Soul of Russia” has been held in the Vologda Region since 2014.

Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov proposed to give the event the status of the Russian festival in August 2019. The Governor's decree of January 16, 2020 gave the festival "The Village - the Soul of Russia" the status of an all-Russian event.

It unites the best amateur groups, craftsmen, researchers in the field of traditional folk culture. The creative project is aimed at preserving cultural identity, creating conditions for the development of traditional folk culture and promoting the cultural and historical heritage of the Vologda Region and various regions of Russia.

Applications are accepted by the Department of Culture of the Vologda Region until May 5th.

It is one of the best Russian projects aimed at preserving and popularizing folk culture. Last year, the festival became the leading event of the Year of Cultural Heritage in the region and brought together more than 30 folklore and ethnographic groups from different regions of the country.

Теги: Village - the Soul of Russia
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