ANNOUNCEMENT 5th International Festival-2007 Festival of blacksmiths and blacksmithing exhibitions in Ivano-Frankivsk
Traditional international blacksmith festival that took place this year in May had a wide resonance in mass media, was highly evaluated by the guests and participants of the festival, who categorized it as an unprecedented event and one of the best blacksmith meetings in last 2 years in the Eastern Europe.
With the aim of popularization of blacksmith art in Ukraine and outside the country we gladly announce:
5th International Blacksmith Festival-2007 and exhibition in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine will take place on May 4-6, 2007.
It will include :
-2 exhibitions “Ornamental Forging” and “Artistic Metal”
-demonstrations of blacksmith craftsmenship on the main square in the downtown;
-making of the collaborative sculpture -monumental composition “Easter Sun”;
blacksmith master-classes with the promiment world artists
with the participation of the viewers;
-lectures, conference, slide-show – with the aim of exchanging of information and experience;
-press-conference of the participants of the festival with the representatives of local, regional, central and foreign mass media;
-a theatrical knight tournament in the medieval armory;
-excursions in the city and region;
Blacksmiths and delegations from about 20 countries and from all over Ukraine ware going to take part in the festival.
President of the Ukrainian Union of Blacksmith Masters