VDNH to host the By a Woman’s Hands festival from 15 to 17 October

13 october 2021

By a Woman’s Hands, the 3rd international arts and crafts festival, will run at VDNH from 15 to 17 October and will include the Medical Tourism international exhibition and a photo expo Moms and Kids in Ethnic Wear. Admission is free.

By a Woman’s Hands is a festival of traditional folk arts and crafts, applied art, ethnography and handmade goods. The programme will include ethnic fashion shows, a photo exhibition, and performances by folk bands. Craftswomen from Russian regions, the CIS and beyond will be displaying their work.

The event’s guests will get to appreciate masterfully crafted items, assess their quality, buy anything they like, and receive useful information and consultations. The festival will have a professional international judging panel.

The concurrent Medical Tourism international exhibition will celebrate the achievements of healthcare facilities, resorts and spas, the medical cluster, and various organisations that provide goods and services for beauty, health and rejuvenation.

The festival will also feature an exposition of works submitted to the Moms and Kids in Ethnic Wear international competition. The competition aims to highlight the unique identity of Russia’s diverse ethnic groups through traditional garments.

The winners and runners-up will be selected during the By a Woman’s Hands festival. They will receive certificates and prizes, as well as get a chance to have a personal exhibition in Russia or abroad.

The By a Woman’s Hands festival will comply with all Rospotrebnadzor requirements. Visitors are required to wear face masks and maintain social distancing. For more information about the anti-COVID-19 measures currently in force at VDNH, please refer to the official website.

VENUE: Pavilion No. 55, VDNH.

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on 15 and 16 October; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 17 October.

ADMISSION: free for VDNH visitors.

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