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Wood Painting
The art of wood painting has its peculiar features and characteristics typical for various regions of Russia. Our ancestors adorned their household items, such distaffs, boards, chests, and on other wooden utensils.
Russian Woodcarving Tradition, Part 2
Lots of churches in Vyatka (Kirov) have preserved iconostases, which are monuments of applied art. They owe high artistic value to the skill of local woodcarvers. Canonic requirements, stylistic Moscow trends and local artistic preferences gave rise to the original works of art in Vyatka.
Russian Woodcarving Tradition, Part 1
The art of woodcarving has been known in Russia for ages. Village and town wooden houses in Old Russia were traditionally decorated with wood carved elements.
Unique Russian Woodwork of Burr Craft, Part 2
In the late 19th century about forty people worked as burr craftsmen. The city of Vyatka (modern Kirov) was the centre of the burr craft. Some more burr workshops were located in the Shcherbinka and Troitsk districts and manufactured mostly cheap burr items.
Unique Russian Woodwork of Burr Craft, Part 1
Throughout centuries craftsmen of the Vyatka lands (Kirov Region nowadays) were engaged in wood processing. It is no wonder they laid the foundation to the unique burr craft.


20th Festival Barnaul Spring-2016 Kicks off in Altai
The festival was opened with performances of the academic choirs of Barnaul and Novosibirsk in the Barnaul Philharmonic Hall.
"Soul of Russia" Award Established by RF Government
The new award will be given for outstanding creative achievements in preserving and developing Russian folk art traditions.
2nd Interregional Festival of Slavic Arts to Be Held in Moscow
The 2nd Interregional Festival of Slavic Art Russian Field will take place in Kolomenskoye Estate on July 20.
Folk Artists Festival Opens in Moscow
Firebird - the traditional 8th Festival of Folk Artists of Russia will be held in the All-Russia Exhibition Centre from May 7 to May 11.

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