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Festival the Forge of happiness


We invite You to the most striking and unusual festival this fall, “the Forge of happiness”!

On 10 and 11 September 2011 . from 10.00 to 19.00, in the city of Kronstadt, will host the festival of blacksmith art and female beauty “Forge of happiness.”

Address of festival: Kronshtadt, Leningradskaya str., 2. Playground near the Museum of the history of Kronstadt

The aim of the festival “the Forge of happiness”: the return of the women and men of their original purpose: to women to be a Muse, men metal forging and women’s happiness.

Within two days 100 best blacksmiths and metal artists from Russia, Norway, Finland, USA, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Moldova will be chanting in the fire and metal female beauty.

The festival program “the Forge of happiness”

September 10

12.00 – opening ceremony of the festival. Sanctification. The chaining in the shackles of happiness honoured guests. Balloon launch. BIG BAND Sergey Husyatyn – “the anvil Concert for orchestra” (WORLD’s First!)

12.20 – tour of the exhibition with the view.

12.40 – history – forging in Russia, jokes and jokes, poll the public announcement of the program

13.00 – 13.30 – Ensemble Samovar

13.30 – group “Memphis”

13.40 – Michael Nazarov (magic tricks)

14.00 – 14.20 – Forge antics (interview with the Smiths). Workshops on forging.

14.20 — 14.45 Brothers Arsenieva, acrobats.

14.45 – 15.00 Dmitry Bystrov, singer.

15.00 – 15.30 Wedding blacksmith Sergey Melnikov, of the bidder on the Muse of Hope. The rite of olovyaniy wedding General.

15.30 – 16.00 – the results of the contest of beauty of women’s legs and blacksmith art “Slipper for Cinderella”. Defile girls in forged shoes. Election winners. Rewarding.

16.20 – 17.00 – Group “TABASCOJAMM”.

17.00 – 17.10. – Exhibition presentation of Damascus blades, excursion into the history of forged weapons.

17.10 – 17.15 – defense Techniques with the blades. The WUSHU club Wuseng Dao.

17.15 – 17.45 Blacksmith’s antics.

17.45 – 18.15 – the Musical group “the morning”.

18.15 – 19.00 – Aesthete-club “STONE LION”.

September 11

11.00 – 11.30 – announcements of the day, children’s program about the forge (poetry, riddles, prizes).

11.30 – 11.45 – the Blacksmith’s antics, kitchen of hammers. Tasting pies with rivets and pilaf with forging plowshares.

11.45 – 12.15 Chemical show “a Pound of miracles”, the initial course of alchemy for kids

12.15 – 12.30 – Circus and dance children’s rooms. Lomonosovsky district.

12.30 – 13.00 – Folk group “Trin-Trava”. In the smithy. Marine program

13.00 – 13.30 Valentin Masharipov. The magician.

13.30 – Blacksmith’s antics.

13.45 – 14.15 – Traditional competition of the Indian summer Russian Celentano – dancing in vats of cabbage.

14.15 – 14.30 – Natalia Shevtsova. Singer.

14.30 – 15.00 – Tournament archers from shooting club “Silver Falcon”

15.00 – 15.40 – Group “Shrub”

15.40 – 16.00 – Choreographic Studio “Extravaganza’

16.00 – Master-class “How to tame a man Indian summer”.

16.40 – 17.20 Musical group “Solo Fide”

17.20 – 17.50 Musical group “Irene”

18.00 – closing Ceremony, awarding of the winners in the competition Kuznetsov.

The most active guests of the festival participants receive retelny, which can then be exchanged in the Shop of Happiness for a tasty and useful gifts.

All days on the festival grounds around the building of the Historical Museum of Kronstadt – archery, passing mirror maze, airplane spins, children’s workshops on sculpting sculptures out of foil “Aluminium men” . master classes on art forging for children and adults, workshops on forging Damascus steel (blades, knives for the first time in St. Petersburg), forging drawing charcoal female nature “Lady in Black”, painted umbrellas and bottles, face painting, coinage . the kindling flame of samovars and tea.

All days of the festival – Russian exhibition of metal art and Damascus blades in the Children’s art school. M. K. Anikushin (Kronstadt, Lenin str., 57) Fair Indian summer: honey and bee products, mushrooms, berries, health products, pies, pizza, sausage, deli meats, smoked fish, pastries, boiled corn, Souvenirs, wicker products, toys, balloons.

The festival is accompanied by a fun fair: gifts of autumn, pies, pancakes, tea from samovars, Souvenirs, honey.

Outdoor cafe ( real pilaf from the cauldron, kebabs, pasties). Admission is free.

“The forge of happiness” is based on such popular festivals as “Indian summer” and “Golden Tee”.

The festival of arts “the Forge of happiness-2011” organized a beauty contest, smithcraft and photos – “a Slipper for Cinderella” . Nomination: “Cinderella”, “Slipper”, “Photo”. The goal of the competition is the chanting of the beauty of women’s legs, the promotion of professional skills of blacksmiths and metal artists, and photographers-Amateurs and professionals.

How to reach Kronstadt

By car: on the ring road over the dam

By public transport: from metro station”Chernaya Rechka” K-405 (up), from the metro station”Prospekt Prosvescheniya” K-407, M “Old village” ed. No. 101, from Lomonosov – ed. No. 175

On the boat. Departure from “Arsenal embankment” weekend at 11.10, 13.10, and at 19.00 16.40. Returning to St. Petersburg from “Winter quay” at 10.00 am, 12.10, and 15.30 17.40 in. The fare for children – 50 rubles for adults – 100 rubles.

Address of festival: Kronshtadt, Leningradskaya str., 2. Playground near the Museum of the history of Kronstadt