In Vologda will host the festival of Smith art «the Iron field»

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in fotoracconti metal. Archival photoIn Vologda will host the festival of Smith art «the Iron field»© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

XI international festival of blacksmithing skill «Iron field» will take place in the Ustyuzhna 4 and 5 August at the annual Pozdeevsky fair on 765 anniversary of the city, told RIA Novosti head of the Department of tourism and culture of the region Vladimir Osipovsky.

«A large blacksmith festival will be attended by several dozens of masters of artistic forging from different parts of Russia: St.-Petersburg, Moscow, Tver, Myshkin, Vologda, Cherepovets, and of course, the Ustyuzhna district,» He said.

According to him, the first day of the festival Velikiy Ustyug inhabitants and guests of the city will be able to take part in master-classes of masters of artistic crafts, and blacksmithing competitions. Couples, honeymooners, combined 4 Aug legal marriage, will be asked to undergo a traditional ritual of «olovyanniy the wedding.»

«The festival will be a competition of forged products «Ustyuzhna blooming» and a contest among blacksmiths for the manufacture of solid-forged leaf of the tree or flower from the preform. Implemented over two hours of iron the leaves then form a single composition «the Branch of memory», which the participants of the «Iron field» will give the Museum-estate Batskovich and Alexander Kuprin in the village of Danilovskoe,» — said the head of the Department.