In Tatarstan, preparations are underway for the XI Interregional Contest "Russian Folk Toy".
Teachers and masters of decorative and applied arts, pupils of children's art schools, secondary schools and higher educational institutions, pupils of preschool institutions and centers of additional education are invited to participate.
Winners will be determined in five categories:
One of the conditions of the competition is that works must be made of natural materials: wood, clay, wool, bast, straw, vines, bark, textiles, papier-mâché, etc.
“The interest in handmade toys is growing every year. This was the reason for the creation of the Museum of Russian Toys in Kazan. Part of the museum’s exposition will be completed from the works of participants in our competition. The works that won first places in all nominations, and the Grand Prix of the competition are transferred to the permanent exhibition, ”the organizing committee of the competition said.
The jury will include famous figures of science and art, masters of folk toys. Winners will receive diplomas, valuable prizes and gifts.
The telephone number of the organizing committee is 8 (843) 236-57-96 (Center for Russian Folklore of Kazan).
The regulation and application form are available on the website of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan: http://mincult.tatarstan.ru/rus/xi-mezhregionalniy-konkurs-russkaya-narodnaya.htm