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The regulations of the 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the hands of a woman”.

The 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the Hands of a Woman” (hereinafter the Festival) will be held in October 2022 in Moscow.

General situation:

In October 2022, the 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the Hands of a Woman” will be held in Moscow with the participation of masters of folk art, artisans, designers, artists, representatives of other creative directions from 85 regions of the Russian Federation, CIS countries and foreign countries.

The festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the Hands of a woman” is aimed at showing how multifaceted folk arts and crafts are in modern conditions, how noble is the work of a woman embodying in her image the best cultural traditions of the peoples of Russia and foreign countries.

The Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the Hands of a Woman” is a unique platform for uniting women of different faiths and countries, which will have a positive impact on strengthening the women’s movement in Russia, interaction between women of Russia, Europe and Asia.

The Festival will include fashion shows, photo exhibitions, master classes and networking with the involvement of Russian and international experts.

The platform in Moscow is an excellent opportunity for the authors to develop their creative careers, improve their professional status, popularize their creativity in the Russian and international cultural space, as well as the sale of their products presented to the festival to festival visitors and interested parties.

The winners are awarded diplomas of the winner, prizes and gifts.

All participants of the festival receive a participant’s diploma.

Festival goals:

  • To present the multinational wealth of goods and services produced by women of Russia and the participating countries of the Festival.
    Preservation of the material and spiritual cultural heritage and drawing attention to the origins of the identity of women of the peoples of the Russian Federation and the participating countries of the Festival.
    Helping women become more socially active.
    Improving the conditions for doing business and bringing self-employed women to the status.
    Formation and strengthening of the attractive image of the Russian Federation in foreign markets with drawing attention to the origins of the identity of women of the peoples of the Russian Federation

Objectives of the festival:

  • To demonstrate the national characteristics of the goods of the multinational peoples of the Russian Federation, the participating countries of the festival.
    Support of the information portal for the coverage of the events of the 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “Hands of Women”
    Organizational support and coverage of the 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “Hands of Women” in 85 subjects of the Russian Federation, participating countries of the festival.
    Providing information support for project activities
    Holding of the 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the hands of women” in Moscow
    Presentation of masters of folk art crafts, artisans, designers, artists, representatives of other creative directions at foreign venues
    Assistance in the sale of the products of the participants of the festival on the territory of the Russian Federation and abroad.
    Formation and strengthening of the attractive image of the Russian Federation in foreign markets
    Festival Organizers:
    The organizers of the Festival of Decorative and Applied Arts “By the hands of a woman” are the NGO “International Union of Women”

The order of the Competition:

stage – preparation and distribution of informational letters with the Regulations on the Festival to the relevant organizations (CCI of the regions of the Russian Federation, heads of regions, women’s organizations) in 85 regions of Russia, CIS countries and foreign countries; Information support for the organizers and participants of the festival, coverage of events in social networks, on the project portal, on the official website of the NGO” International Union of Women” and on partner websites.
stage – correspondence, registration of participants on the official website of the festival, acceptance of works in electronic form, payment of participation.
Stage – Holding of the 4th International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the Hands of women” in Moscow for two days. 15 winners of the Festival of Decorative and Applied Arts “By the hands of women” are selected. The solemn presentation of the winners’ prizes.

Participation in the Festival:

Masters of decorative and applied arts from 85 regions of the Russian Federation, CIS countries, Europe and Asia are invited to participate in the Festival.

Types of decorative and applied arts, folk art and Handmade products allowed at the festival:

  • Batik
    Heeltap
    Beading
    Embroidery
    Knitting
    Macrame
    Lace weaving
    Carpet weaving
    Tapestry
    Quilling
    Scrapbooking
    Ceramics
    Mosaic
    Jewelry art
    Lacquer miniature
    Artistic painting on wood
    Artistic painting on metal
    Artistic painting on ceramics
    Artistic carving
    Artistic processing of the skin
    Artistic metal processing
    Pyrography (burning on wood, leather, fabric, etc.)
    Working with glass
    Origami
    Paper plastics
    Root plastics
    Paintings
    Accessories
    Handmade jewelry and other types of creative directions.

 

To participate in the Festival, you need to register on the information portal “Hands of a woman”, send 5 photos of your works and 1 photo of the master to the mail handswomen@gmail.com, pay for participation.
The deadline for submitting applications is September 10, 2022.
The Organizing Committee of the Festival considers applications and sends an official invitation to the festival until September 31, 2022.

All participants are awarded with diplomas of the participant of the 3rd International Festival of Folk Arts and Crafts “By the hands of a woman”.
Among the participants, the jury will choose:

15 winners
15 laureates of the 1st degree
15 laureates of the 2nd degree
15 laureates of the 3rd degree
and will be awarded with diplomas of winners and memorable gifts.

The following criteria will be taken into account when evaluating competitive products:

The quality of the product: completeness, detail of study, compliance with technology, complexity of the technique of execution.
Compliance with the subject of the competition.
The originality of the idea.
Taking into account the peculiarities of the regional component.

The jury of the Festival:

The professional jury is formed from cultural and artistic figures, specialists in decorative and applied arts, artists, photographers, designers, fashion designers.

The jury’s decision is not discussed and is not subject to revision.

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION HERE

Contacts:

Websites:

Phone numbers:

  • +7 (968)441-84-51
  • +7 (967)148-38-32

Email:

Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Festival: Alfiya  Amirova