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The brightest ethnic exhibition opened in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

The brightest ethnic exhibition opened in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in the Exhibition Center in the North-East, the eighth regional exhibition-fair Fairy-tale Kamchatka has opened. For the second year in a row, it will become the main industry platform for souvenir manufacturers.

Masters from different regions of the peninsula, engaged in the manufacture of products and souvenirs made of wood, glass, bone, as well as dressing hides and furs, will acquaint guests of the exhibition with traditional crafts, show amulets, amulets and figurines. The symbol of this year's exhibition and fair will be a magical raven named Kukht (among Itelmens) or Kutkynnyaku (among Koryaks) - the protagonist of folk tales, myths and legends of the indigenous peoples of Kamchatka. He still remains a favorite hero among residents of the region and among tourists - a wooden figurine of a magic raven is the most popular Kamchatka souvenir.

Specialists of the Kamchatka Regional Museum, the Kronotsky State Reserve, the Komandorsky Biosphere Reserve, the Krasheninnikov Regional Scientific Library, and the Kamchatka Ethnopark will perform at the exhibition. They prepared informative expositions about crafts and everyday life of the peoples of the north, as well as present the natural beauties of the region in VR-reality. In addition, the tour operators of the region will take part in the exhibition with the presentation of popular winter destinations.

The event is timed to coincide with the official opening of the traditional Kamchatka dog sled race "Beringia", a live broadcast from the grand opening of the international race will be organized in the hall of the exhibition center. For visitors to the exhibition, they will hold master classes and show creative numbers of national ensembles. School of sewing and design "Factory" will organize a show of a collection of clothes in ethnic style. For the first time in the framework of the exhibition-fair, a series of lectures on the history of Kamchatka will be held.

On February 22, a master class on cooking whole salmon will be held on the main stage of the exhibition center. On any day of the exhibition, guests can take part in interactive quests. Entrance to the exhibition is free.
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