On September 29-30, 2018, the all-Russian festival of arts and crafts “women’s Hands” (with the use of the grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society, provided by the presidential grants Fund) was held in Kazan, with the participation of 85 masters in the field of arts and crafts from the regions of the Russian Federation. The festival was held with the participation of the chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The festival was opened by honored guests of the event:
Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on tourism Sergey Ivanov E.
First Deputy Chairman of the Union ” chamber of Commerce and industry of the Republic of Tatarstan”-
Nikolaev Artur Sergeevich.
Original jewelry and national clothes, handmade toys and paintings, leather mosaics and embroidery on ancient techniques, airy lace and wood painting — the jury had a difficult task to choose the most worthy of the best. The festival “women’s Hands” gathered 85 participants from different, even the most remote corners of Russia: from Kaliningrad to Yakutia.
Original and professional artists and artisans not only presented their works, but also generously shared the secrets of the craft at the master classes that anyone could visit.
The jury included:
First Deputy Chairman of the Union “chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Tatarstan”-Artur Nikolaev.
Chief public relations specialist of the Union of Women’s Forces in support of civil initiatives and projects-Denisova Tatyana.
The leading designer of the leading Muslim brand in Russia, the owner of the brand “iQueen Zarrina Babadzhanova” – Zarina babadzhanova.
Master of national costume. Associate Professor of design and national arts Department of KFU – Madina Makhmutova.
General Director of LLC “RCC ” Aperture” – Ibragimova Rosalina.
At the festival, 15 winners were selected, who were given certificates for free participation in the exhibition program (stand 6 sq.m.) at the international Forum-exhibition “women’s Hands”, which will be held in Strasbourg on November 3-4.
Official website of the event www.handswomen.com
The remaining 70 finalists granted a certificate with a 50% discount for participation in the exhibition program with provision of a stand (6 sqm) at the International forum of the exhibition “Hands of a woman” 3 and 4 November in Strasbourg (France) at the Palais des Congrès.
list of winners:
Filchakova Oksana-Russia, Omsk region, Omsk-Author’s jewelry
Khabarova Galina– Russia, Murmanskaya obl., Kirovsk– Art carved horn and bone
Borzova Olga– Russia, Tula region, Tula– Carving, inlay, scrimshaw it is possible.
Irina Prosina – Russia Arkhangelsk region kholmogorskoe R. S. Lomonosova– Art bone carving
Natalia Naumova-Russia, Vologda region, Sheksna-Vologda lace
Maykova Nadezhda-Russia / Republic of Mari El, Zvenigovo-Mari traditional embroidery (on the account of threads)
Vera Kasimova-Russia, Udmurt Republic, p. Kez – artistic processing of birch bark
Lidia Tskhovrebova-Russia / Moscow– designer (hats, clothes)
Elena Grigorieva-Russia, Tyumen region, Tyumen-Point, contour and stained glass painting, wood, metal, leather and glass.
Elena Naumenko-Russia / Moscow– Embroidery Ribbons, satin stitch, three-dimensional stitches. Creation of interior compositions from polymer clay, author’s decorations
Angelica Yuzhakova– Russia, Sverdlovsk region, Nizhny Tagil, Russia– a small sculpture of DPI
Irina Korshunova-Russia, Moscow region Ramenskoye-Gzhel Porcelain
Antrushina Irina-Russia, Arkhangelsk region, Novodvinsk-Mezen /Palashchelskaya / painting on wood and birch bark
Elena Muravyova-Russia, Murmansk region, Apatity– hand ornamental knitting
Nina Mukhlynina– Russia, Novosibirsk region, RP Horde– wood Painting, decorative-applied creativity
As part of the all-Russian festival “women’s Hands” were held 27 unique free MASTER CLASSES.
The organizer of the project “women’s Hands” was the Fund for support of cultural initiatives “Zur Art”. Official website of the event www.handswomen.ru
The Fund “Zur Art” made an important decision for the masters of arts and crafts, who took part in such a large – scale event – the creation of an electronic catalog of unique works of folk art in English and Russian to promote artists on the international market. The electronic catalog will be posted on The website of the international forum of the exhibition “women’s Hands”, which will show our talented masters around the world.
In the future, the Fund “Zur Art ” plans to hold personal exhibitions of masters of arts and crafts in the framework of the project “women’s Hands”, selected by the expert Council, in European countries.
The next stage of the project “women’s Hands” – the international forum of the exhibition” women’s Hands ” on November 3-4, in Strasbourg( Congress Palace).
Open access to media archives of the event held on September 29 and 30, 2018.
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