06 December 2012, Thursday, 15:00

Masters of Bashkortostan participate in the exhibition-fair «Ladya. Winter Fairy Tale 2012»

author: Galiya Nabieva

For the first time the Bashkortostan delegation with the uniform exhibition stand represents works of national craftsmen at the exhibition-fair «Ladya. Winter Fairy Tale 2012». The forum was opened in the Moscow Expocentre on December 5, and will last till December 9.

Products fr om felt, wood, varnish miniatures, batic are represented by the Bashkir Folk Crafts "Agidel". The fashion shop "Salavat", in particular, will show an exclusive collection of fur clothes. The creative union of artists-stone-cutters expose hand-made articles, pictures and souvenirs from stone.

Besides recognised masters, young craftsmen from the Ufa lycées take part in the exhibition. They will hold woodcarving master classes.

1260 participants from 59 regions of the country and eight countries of the near abroad will represent their creative works in Moscow. Within the lim its of the forum the festival of accordion players of Russia will take place, gold tailoresses of the country will represent the longest belt embroidered with gold. Visitors and participants can try fragrant tea from a teapot with height of 1,85 metres. This product of the Russian masters weighs about 600 kg.

At the exhibition it is possible to see products of practically lost folk crafts, such, as Romanovskaya and Abashevskaya toy, world famous Khokhloma and Gorodetskaya painting, Gzhel porcelain, Vologda and Yelets lace.