May, 23-27, 2002, Izhevsk, Udmurt
is named after the glorious hero of the Udmurt. The festival
is devoted to Finno-Ugric peoples finding their national heroes.
The festival objectives:
Promotion of youth creative
cultural values to youth
Development and promotion
of new ethnofuturistic tendencies in national traditional
cultures among youth
links among youth stepping into The Dawn Age
The event is organized by ODOMAA
creative group with the assistance of Open Society Institute,
Ministry for Ethnic Policy of Udmurt Republic, Ministry
of Culture of Udmurt Republic, Udmurt Republic State Youth
Policy Committee, UDMURT KENESH All-Udmurt Association,
Russian Academy of Science Ural department Institute of
Udmurt language, literature and culture, GALLERY municipal
exhibition center, Udmurt National Museum or Regional studies,
SHUNDY Udmurt public youth organization, ERIC Izhevsk public
youth political organization, UDMURTIA publishing house,
INVOZHO youth magazine, VMESTE Udmurt national culture societies
association, Udmurt Republic Artists Association.
Among the participant of the festival are young creative
people from Udmurt Republic, Tchuvash republic, Mariy-El,
Mordovia, Khannty-Mansiysky autonomous district, Udmurt
minorities of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, as well as from
Estonia, Finland, Hungary.
The approximate number of the
participants is 50 people. The festival is due May, 23-27,
2002. The festival site are Izhevsk museums and villages
of Igrinsky, Uvinsky, Glazovsky districts of Udmurt Republic.
languages of the festival are Udmurt, Russian, English.
For any other information contact YURI LOBANOV at:
(3412) 78-69-93 at 8.30-12.00, 13.00-17.30
(3412) 58-73-17 at 20.00-22.00.
The time mentioned is local, add 1 hour to Moscow time.
16.00-17.00 -Opening of M.Garipov exhibition "The
fairy-tale world of Komi people" at GALLERY municipal
exhibition center. Komi republic delegation performance
17.30-18.30 - Dinner
19.00-22.00 -Visiting a painter's workshop. Ethnofuturistic
reading at INVOZHO youth magazine editorial office with
Dr.V.Shibanov of Udmurt State University and P.Zakharov,
9.30-14.00 -Boat ride around Izhevsk lake. Onboard
opening of "We are Red-haired" event
14.30-15.00 - Lunch
15.30-17.00 -"Weaved of dreams and memories"
mono-play by Olga Alexandrova at the Puppet theatre. 17.30-18.30
-Opening of International ethnofuturistic art exhibition
at GALLERY municipal exhibition center. Various ethnofuturistic
art performances, ethnic fashion shows by local avant-garde
designers, folk dance, singing and musical performance by
amateur groups from various districts of Udmurt republic
8.00-9.00 - Breakfast.
Visiting the village of Uzei-Tooklya. Opening of the wood
park sculpture museum. VITAL POWER performance
12.00-13.00 - Lunch. Visiting the village of Sep
15.00-24.00 - Opening of the festival in the village
of Sep. Includes a great number of cultural and ethnofuturistic
events, such as poetic readings, Udmurt traditional fabric
dolls exhibition, dance and singing performances. Lunch
in a village
10.00-12.00 -visiting Idnakar, the site of an ancient
settlement, BATYR HONOURS performance. Lunch in the town
13.30 -departure to Izhevsk
16.00-17.00 -ARCHAEOPTERIX Group performance at ARTPROMHALL
17.00-19.00 - Izhevsk sightseeing tour
20.00 -farewell dinner
weeks before the festival a group of 10 best wood carvers
from all districts of Udmurt Republic is selected to start
10 large park sculptures in the village of Uzei-Tooklya.
One of the sculptures is to be delivered to Izhevsk a week
before the festival to be displayed at GALLERY municipal
exhibition center. The sculpture then gets painted by S.Orlov
to be ready for the festival opening. The sculpture is intended
to become the center of the exhibition composition.