Sikhirtya and White Shaman will be throwing arrows and singing folkloric songs
14:35 4 июля 2019
Категории: News in English
The festival of family fairytale games “Emerald City” will be held in Kopeysk, Chelyabinsk Oblast on the 7th of July. Characters of Russian folklore will gather before the Day of family, love and fidelity, being guests of the Keeper of the Southern Urals — Tsar Semigor. The festival will be held in the fairytale village “Gorka”.
Fairytale characters from different parts of Russia are invited to the festival: Elena the Beautiful and Koschey the Immortal from Shadrinsk, the Sea Tsar and Vasilisa the Beautiful from Yaroslavl Oblast, Petrushka from Staraya Russa, the Mistress of the Copper Mountain from Yekaterinburg, Kysh Babay from Kazan (the Winter Wizard of Tatarstan), the Little Humpbacked Horse from Tyumen. According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press”, Yamal will be represented with the fairytale characters from Tazovskiy district – the girl Sikhirtya and White Shaman Ser Tadebya.
Each fairytale guest will show own thematic ground, will represent his or her region. Ser Tadebya will hold master-classes on making of ethnic throwing arrows, which were used by indigenous people of Yamal in hunting. And the girl Sikhirtya will acquaint guests of the festival with folklore of northern peoples.
Also, the large program is prepared for the guests: performances of creative collectives, the fair of handmade products, the exhibition of Russian designers, photo zones, craft, creative and culinary master classes. The kid’s running race and the cinema will be organized for the youngest visitors. By tradition, the contest procession-fashion show in fairytale costumes will be held.
A gift from Baba-Yaga will be the most spectacular surprise. The sorceress will bake a giant cake of the size a little smaller than her own izba (hut).