The program of the Festival

September 20 (Saturday) 09-00 – Registration in Forged Figures Park. 10-30 – Inauguration of the festival. 11-00 – 15-00 – Teamwork for creative theme “Doves of Peace”. 12-00 – Rite blacksmith wedding (to be confirmed). 13-00 – Forging kitchen Bratchina. 14-00 – Workshops: Forging the audience. 16-00 – The closing ceremony of the festival. 18-00 – Friendly farewell dinner. Читать далее

VIth International Blacksmith Festival “Gornilo Svaroga”

Dear friends and colleagues! We invite you to participate in the VIth International Blacksmith Festival “Gornilo Svaroga” that will take place in Perm (Russia) June 21-22, 2014. This festival will be confined to the Year of Culture in Russia. Perm is located on the border between Europe and Asia, and this fact has been repeatedly beaten in cultural activities of different directions. We can even say that the “frontier” location of the regional capital has become a brand which builds numerous public events, sightseeing tours, etc.  The festival “Gornilo Svaroga” is proposed to be held focusing on expanding the boundaries of the festival, raising its level, attracting participants from European countries. In addition, the festival profile allows to create within... Читать далее

Tte Forged Figures Park 2010

THE AGENDA OF THE 12th INTERNATIONAL THE FORGED FIGURES PARK – 2010 BLACKSMITHS ART FESTIVAL September 17-20, 2010, Donetsk September 17, Friday from 10.00 a.m.                 Registration at the festival headquarters in the Forged Figures Park and moving into hotels. 06.00 p.m.                          Official buffet. Communication. Recreation. September 18, Saturday 10.00 a.m.                          Official opening of the Forged Figures Park – 2010 Festival. Opening of The Craftsmen Alley. 10.30 a.m. – 05.00 p.m.     Events: – joint work on The Friendship Bridge; – Master Classes of the blacksmiths; – The Blacksmiths Cuisine cooking contest; – The Blacksmiths Clothes contest; – horse shoeing; – nails forging; – power show of Dmitriy Khaladzhy. – playing the forged guitar – Enver Izmailov 06.00 p.m.                          Conference. 07.00 p.m.                         ... Читать далее

Кузнечный горн

The 16th world blackksmiths championship

On our way from Australia to an Italian town Stia we crossed Italy from the north to the south so it was interesting to watch the landscape changes from mountainous Tyrol through flat Lombardy region of Emilia to mountainous regions of Toscany. Having turned off the highway, we had been driving on the serpentine rode with many mountain passes for a long time there… Having reached the city, we were glad to see a big banner with the title ‘The world blacksmiths championship – 2005’ hanging across the road and started looking for a parking place. There was an improvised exhibition ground for the blacksmiths’ works in the central public garden of the town. The place for competition holding was... Читать далее

The Oblivion (Y. Yermak)

Forged Figures Park, September, Donetsk

Blacksmiths art festivals have been taking place in Donetsk for 8 years. In 2001 in the course of the regular blacksmiths festival the Forged Figures Park was established in the public garden of the City executive committee of Donetsk. The project was initiated by Victor Burduk, chief director of Ukrainian Gefest blacksmiths enterprise and master of decorative and applied arts and under the aegis of the Donetsk City Council. Developing from year to year, the park has become one of the most famous places of interest in the capital city of Donetsk region. Since 2001 the blacksmiths art festival in Donetsk is called Forged Figures Park. A bunch of forged roses is the first exhibit of the forge art museum,... Читать далее

Ybbsitz, Austria, FERRACULUM 2006 review

Lieber Freunde! Danke schon fur 4 unglaublich Tagen! Thank you , thank you and thank you once again! You did it together, helping each other, doing one big thing together – this is the most important result. Once again would like to thank Josef Hofmarcher, Alfred Habermann, Frau Welser, Andreas, Susanne, Brigitta, Monica, Brian , Eddi, Franz and many others whose name we don’t know but they gave their helping hand. Togeter you did a real holiday for all those present! You have done it perfectly. It seemed not only the sun gave its warmth but all the smiths, the people with the creative soul, exchanged the heat of their hearts. Everything was fine , impressive and unforgetable. These days... Читать далее