On August 27, as part of the cultural program of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Championship of Excellence, the National Kremlin Festival will be held for the first time in the Kazan Kremlin Museum-Reserve. The festival is aimed at popularizing the national costume as an object of the material and spiritual culture of the peoples living in the Republic.
Colorful performances await guests on the main stage of the festival. Models from the Ildan-Face Fashion Theater agency will open the festival with an exclusive collection of national Russian and Tatar costumes created by eminent fashion designers over the past thirty years.
The Persona modeling agency will present costumes and hats created by seamstresses and masters of Ebivol, Tatarcha Casual and other studios.
The costume of the peoples of Tatarstan is clearly represented in the stage images and programs of the State Song and Dance Ensemble of the Republic of Tatarstan. This team will perform on the main stage of the festival. For the first time they will present a joint program with the recognized collective of Karelia — the National Kantele Song and Dance Ensemble. The program will continue to collectives of the House of Friendship of Peoples, and in the end will perform children’s groups of the Cultural Center Saidash and the Palace of Culture. S. Said-Galeeva, whose repertoire includes Tatar, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian dances and dances of the Volga peoples.
On the ethno-market on the day of the Festival it will be possible to get acquainted with arts and crafts and purchase national jewelry, shoes, clothes. This is a great opportunity to meet with the authors: designers, seamstresses, craftswomen. Handicrafts of local masters will not leave anyone indifferent: embroidered towels, bags made using the leather mosaic technique and other accessories embroidered with beads, skull-caps and kalfaki.
In the zone of master classes, guests are waiting for creative classes! Kazan College of Folk Art Crafts will hold a master class on the manufacture of the Tatar female headdress — kalfak! Here you can also play board games of different nations.
A photo zone will work throughout the day, where festival guests will be able to try on national costumes and take photographs against the background of the Kul Sharif mosque in the image of a Tatar merchant or city beauty of the early twentieth century!
We are waiting for everyone from 12:00 to 18:30 at the first National Costume Festival! Free admission!