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Applications for participation in the 4th International festival “Voice of Crafts” can be sent by May 31 at mail@golosremesel.ru

Vologda will host IV International Folk Crafts Festival “Voice of Crafts” on June 22-25, 2017.

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

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

Applications from artisans are received in the following categories - traditional female crafts, wooden and birch bark craft painting, valenki (kind of felt boots), wood engraving and wicker-work, blacksmithing, potter's craft and forgotten handicrafts. In addition to it, a unique contest for national cuisine will be held within the framework of the international festival “Voice of Crafts”.

The third international festival “Voice of Crafts” gathered about 4,500 participants and 160,000 guests.

Vologda Oblast official website