The Vologda District will host the Folklore Festival for the second time. It was held here several years ago, on 18-20 August, 2019.

A wooden horse (konek, a detail of the roof of a traditional Russian wooden house) was handed over to the top leadership of the Vologda District on August 6 at the closing ceremony of VIII Russian Folklore Festival "Village - the Soul of Russia". It is a symbol of the All-Russian Folklore Festival "The Village - the Soul of Russia".

32 folk groups and 20 craftsmen participated in Russian Folklore Festival on August 4-6, 2023. Craftsmen represented traditions and skills of wood carving, weaving, folk dolls, wood painting, patchwork, lace making and pottery. Folklore groups arrived in Verkhovazhye to share the cultural values and heritage of their ancestors through music and dance.

VIII Folklore Festival " Village - the Soul of Russia " is held with the aim to promote folk art, preserve the multi-national cultural heritage of Russia and develop cultural ties between regions. The festival is a place where folk talents and artisans from Russia meet each other to make friends and share their cultural experiences.

The folklore festival has been held in the Vologda Region since 2014. It unites the best amateur groups, craftsmen, researchers in the field of traditional folk culture.

This creative project aims to promote the intangible heritage, through forms of expression such as dance, music, games, rituals, customs, handicrafts and other arts.

Теги: Village - the Soul of Russia
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