Poster Fair of Traditional Crafts Etar Gabrovo Bulgaria 2018

International Fair of Traditional Crafts

By Desi, 19.07.2018

 

The International Fair of Traditional Crafts at the Ethnographic Open Air Museum “Etar” is the only one fair, organized on museum concept and with strict adherence to the traditions. The purpose of the fair is to educate and train as well as to promote the mission of safeguarding the cultural heritage. During the days of the event artisans from Bulgaria and foreign countries meet, exchange experience and make new contacts, and the visitors get the opportunity to experience the traditions in a unique way.

 

The programme of the 16th International Fair of Traditional Crafts includes:

International Fair of Traditional Crafts (September 6th – 9th)
International Craftsmen‘s Competition in Stonemasonry (September 5th – 8th)
Exhibition Bazaar “Icon Painting” (September 6th – 30th)
Exhibition Bazaar “Art Zone” (September 6th – 9th)
Exhibition “Mastership without Borders” (September 7th – 30th)
Re-enactments and demonstrations of home occupations (September 6th – 9th)
Folklore Programme (September 6th – 9th)

 

The programme

September 6th

Open stage, 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM

* “Balkanika” dance folklore club at the community centre “Napredak 1869”, Gorna Oryahovitsa
* “Trakiika” folklore club, village of Banya
* “Ahinora” dance club, Isperih – 2 performances
* Community center “Probuda 1920”, village of Koprinka
* “Balkandzhii” dance club, Gabrovo – 2 performances
* Dance group at the community center “Razvitie”, Sevlievo – 2 performances
* “Hop-trop” dance club at the community centre “Prosveta 1907”, village of Belyakovets

 

September 7th

Open stage, 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM

* 11:00 AM – Official Opening of the Fair
* “Chinari” Ensemble – 2 performances
* “Gabrovski Glasove” Women’s Choir
* “Novomahlencheta” Children’s Vocal and Dance Group – 2 performances
* Children’s Vocal Group in “Gabrovski Glasove” Women’s Choir

 

September 8th

Open stage, 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM

* “Shevitsa” Folklore Ensemble, Sofia – 2 performances
* “Zornitsa” Students Ensemble, Sofia – 2 performances
* “Sedenchitsa” Folklore Ensemble, Plovdiv – 2 performances
* National School of Music “Lyubomir Pipkov”, Sofia
* 6:00 PM – Cheer for the Master

 

September 9th

Open stage, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

* “Gabrovhe” Folklore Ensemble
* Children’s and adolescent dance group „Balkandziyche” at the community centre “Razvitie 1869”, village of Dryanovo
* “Sivek” Folklore Ensemble
* “Gabrovo quartet”
* 2:30 PM – Official closing of the Fair