The DREVO FEST ethnofestival was hosted for the third time
Despite the rainy weather all the future newlyweds and those who are interested in the bridal topics could take part in the III International Festival of wedding traditions DREVO FEST, which was held in the pavilion of National Economy Achievement Exhibition in Kiev on June 27-28, 2015. This large-scale event was devoted to the ethnic wedding traditions of the peoples of the world with the participation of representatives of various national communities from all over Ukraine, and from many other countries, particularly Sudan, Israel, Japan, Moldova (Gagauzia), Bulgaria, Albania, the United States (Hawaii), as well as India.
Besides, everyone could visit the exhibition and fairs of folk art masters, enjoy the performances on the ritual stage, as well as get acquainted with stands of national locations such as the Embassy of the Republic of Sudan, the Israeli cultural center, the Crimean Tatar crafts club, Ukrainian-Japanese cultural center, Salvador Dali Art Institute, Ivan Honchar Museum, the Bulgarian folk ensemble “Ziumbulev”, etc.
The program of the Festival was divided into 2 days, during which the guests were entertained by authentic Ukrainian songs and music executed with the kobza and lyre. The gem of the evening concert was the performance of the Colombian singer Anandita Basu.
Good Deeds ICF was traditionally present among the participants and once again supported the DREVO FEST festival of wedding traditions under its “Revival of Cultural and Moral Values” program.
This year, the concert program of the Festival was represented by: the Union of indianists of Ukraine, Kristine Karapetyan, the VRODA band, Flame guitarist, the ZELO band, the “Kalina” people’s folklore ensemble, the “Green blood” band and other participants.