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VII International Folk Crafts Festival “City of Crafts” will take place in Vologda City on June 25-27.

30.04.2021 14:08

VII International Folk Crafts Festival “City of Crafts” will take place in Vologda City on June 25-27.

The festival is aimed at popularization of folk arts and handicrafts. 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, 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.

Applications for participation in an international festival “City of Crafts” can be sent by May 25 at gorod_remesel@mail.ru.

Artisans will show off their virtuosity in the following categories - traditional female crafts, wooden and birch bark craft painting, valenki (kind of felt boots), wood engraving and wicker-work, blacksmithing and potter's craft.

The festival will also include creative workshops, lectures and round table meetings where leading experts on folk culture will share their ideas and projects.

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