The interregional exhibition of bone-carvers «The Soul of the North» in Salekhard
9:11 28 ноября 2014
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The interregional exhibition of bone carving art «The Soul of the North» is taking place in the Museum-exhibition complex of Shemanovskiy. This year it is dedicated to the Year of Culture in Russia.
The best craftspeople from Archangelsk, Magadan, Omsk, Tobolsk, Murmansk and Tyumen Oblast, Chukotka, Krasnoyarsk Krai and also representatives of Norway and Germany brought more than 400 unique works.
As the director of the regional House of crafts Sergey Luginin notes, opening of such exhibition is a holiday for the regional capital. For the 8th year Yamal has united craftspeople of different age and schools of bone carving art from all parts of Russia.
The program of the exhibition includes the creative laboratory and the contest of artistic bone carving «Myths and legends of peoples of the North» and also the exhibition-fair of artistic items. Besides, the program includes the round table with participation of Russian and foreign craftspeople and specialists on issues of preservation and development of modern bone carving art.
The exhibition is conducted once per two years on the state program of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug «The basic directions of development of culture for 2014-2020». It was organized by the department of culture of Yamal, the regional House of crafts and the Museum-exhibition complex. The exhibition will last till the 4th of December.