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Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration,
Department of Culture, Tourism, Nationalities and Religions
Zaporozhye Regional Tourist Information Centre

Ukrainian Festival III pottery "Potters on Khortitsa"

Department of Culture and Tourism Administration jointly with the regional branch of the Ukrainian Culture Fund and the regional center of the National Union of Folk Art Masters of Ukraine 3-5 August 2012 Ukrainian Festival held III pottery "Potters on Khortitsa", whose main objective is to promote and preserve the traditions of folk art.

This year the festival was attended by leading masters of the art of pottery from Zaporozhye, Poltava, Dnepropetrovsk, Zakarpattia, Kiev region.

At the opening of the festival all the participants on behalf of the Head Peklushenko AM welcomed the Head of Culture and Tourism Administration, Honored Worker of Ukraine IE Konareva, which stated that Regional State Administration, Regional Council support the development of folk art in the region, masters of folk annually receive a regional award for the development of culture Zaporizhzhya region and creative scholarship. From the Department of Culture and Tourism Administration provides support initiatives and creative projects of regional branches of national creative unions of Ukraine.

IE Konareva wished masters pottery inspiration, vivid impressions of staying in Zaporizhia and invited them to participate in the Ukrainian Cossack festival "Intercession on Khortitsa" to be held in October 2012 in the historical and cultural complex "Zaporizhzhya Sich" National Reserve Khortytsya.

His creative skills to participants and guests of the festival presented Folk song and dance community "Velvet" People's Choir "Harmony" Palace of Culture "Titan" Folk group "Tavrychanka" Malokaterynivskoho settlement house culture Zaporizhzhya region, composer and singer Anatoly Serdyuk, Zaporizhzhya poetess Marina Bratsylo, Cossacks theater historical reconstruction under the leadership of Kapishynskoho.

The festival was held master classes in the open air, the exhibition and sale of pottery, showing performance equestrian theater "Zaporozhian Cossacks".

Potters presented their products Regional Art Museum.

Ukrainian Festival III pottery "Potters on Khortitsa" was held at a high organizational level of creativity and kicked off cultural events dedicated to the 21 th anniversary of Ukraine's independence.