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15:26 | Sep 18 | 2014

Festival of Bone Carving Art to be held in Yakutsk

 November 2 -15 Bone Carving Art Festival of Russia will take place in Yakutsk as part of Federal Target Program "Culture of Russia", informed the Republican State Committee on innovation policy and science.

“The festival is held for the purpose of implementation a large-scale exhibition project in the field of folk arts and crafts in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), stimulation of bone carver s’ mastership  and exchange of experience between the subjects of folk arts and crafts of different regions of the Russian Federation, the demonstration of unique cultural heritage in the field of folk arts and crafts,” - the State Committee informs.

The event will be held in the Kulakovsky House of Peoples' Friendship and the "Kruzhalo" Trade Center.

The festival will host an exhibition-fair of works of masters and enterprises - manufacturers of bone carving art products. There will be a show contest "A Tale on the mammoth tusk", a round table on the development of bone-carving art.

In addition, creative workshops and master classes will be organized.