of June 2013 will take place National Ukrainian Pottery and Blacksmith Festival ZDVIG-2013 in Opishnya, Poltavska region, Ukraine.
The Opishnya village is located around 50 km to the north from Poltava, around 140 km to the west from Kharkiv and around 325 km to the east from Kiev.
Main festival events
11.06 - 30.06.2013 - Summer academy of pottery charismatic, romantic, eccentric and figures
11.06 - 28.06.2013 - "2013: 13X13": Fourth International Symposium Ceramics in Opishnya
18.06 - 28.06.2013 - Seventh International Youth Pottery Festival
27.06 - 29.06.2013 - Third National Blacksmith Festival "VakulaFest-XXI"
27.06 - 30.10.2013 - Fourth National Photo Competition "Pottery vision of the country"
26.06 - 27.06.2013 - Second National "Ceramic Graffiti Fest"
28.06 - 30.06.2013 - Fifth International Art Fair "Pottery Universe Ukraine 2013"
28.06 - 30.10.2013 - Fifth National Exhibition-competition in art pottery "CeramPeak in Opishnya"
29.06.2013 - Third National Festival Competition "Body Ceramic Fest Ukraine"
29.06.2013 - National Festival of Pottery
Guests of the festival could participate:
- workshops of potters, artists, blacksmiths
- creative competitions potters and blacksmiths
- pottery quizzes
- exhibition and sale of literature on the problems of Ukrainian and world pottery
- view ceramological films
- performances of Ukrainian folk groups
- ethno disco
- excursions to the National Museum-Reserve of Ukrainian pottery in Opishnya, Memorial
Museum-Estate of Alexandra Selyuchenko,
Memorial Museum-Estate of Poshyvaylo potter's family, Memorial Museum-Estate of philosopher
and ceramics collector Leonid Smorzha, House Krichevsky-Lebischaka, art galleries.
- romantic night excursion to the National Gallery
monumental ceramics in Opishnya
- journeys of pottery capital on horse-drawn cart
Organizers of National Ukrainian Pottery and Blacksmith Festival ZDVIG-2013 in Ukraine
National Ukrainian Pottery and Blacksmith Festival ZDVIG-2013 Team
National Museum of Ukrainian Pottery