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The event is organised by the culture department of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee and the Vitebsk Regional Centre of Crafts The event is organised by the culture department of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee and the Vitebsk Regional Centre of Crafts

Over 200 Craftsmen at Vitebsk Craft Fair

Over 200 craftsmen from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia took part in the Town of Craftsmen craft fair open during the 27th Slavianski Bazaar international festival of arts.

Taking place from July 12 – 16, the craft fair featured hand-made products from all over Vitebsk Oblast and other regions of Belarus, as well as from Astrakhan, Pskov, Kursk, Smolensk, Kiev, Chernigov, Ivano-Frankovsk, Mirgorod and elsewhere.

Craftsmen from Kabardino-Balkaria took part in the fair for the first time bringing national Circassian costumes and products from sheep wool.

The event also featured traditional Slavonic crafts, including ceramics, pottery, willow weaving, national costumes, embroidery, and felting. All products on display were available for sale.

The Vitebsk Regional Centre of Crafts also ran a contest for the best traditional doll and toy.