International Quilt Festival in Suzdal: from 10th till 16th August 2017
International Quilt Festival in Suzdal is a special place in the lives of many people. Bright, colorful show, which will take place on a unique site — the ancient town-museum under the open sky.
Quilting is the unique folk art that nowadays does not exist only on displays of museums but continues to live and to develop. Tens of thousands of women in Russia and in the world put their soul, talent and skills in the creation of original quilts and accessories, decorating their family homes.
Warmth and love that filled every work is expressed in complex web of hundreds of patches of different fabrics. It requires imagination and skills to create something new from a combination of fabrics, colors, textures and art materials. If someone happened once to see a talented patchwork, no doubt, that she or he would have fallen in love with quilting!
Within a week, the best masters of patchwork will compete in 15 different creative competitions. For the first time the festival will feature an exhibition of vintage quilts of XIX-XX centuries from Russia, as well as a unique exhibition of works by Japanese needlewomen and quilters from Europe.
Guests and participants of the Festival will be able to take part in numerous master classes, training programs, and even take the opportunity to visit interesting places of Vladimir land under within special excursion program. And also to meet other folk crafts which will be presented at this time in the town, join the Quilt Carnival, and learn to cook Russian dishes.
The Quilt Festival in Suzdal is a family holiday where children are highly welcome. During the Festival we organize children's art programs and funny educational games that are sure to please even the parents!
Our Festival is a great opportunity to spend an interesting summer vacation with the whole family in one of the most important cultural centers of Russia, nurture your soul with impressions and beauty, to get positive enutergy and enjoy the spirit of creativity!
We welcome you to visit!
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