The program of festival included art exhibition, fair decorative and applied arts, workshops of Pavlodar artists, concert and show of clothes collections, performed by students of major design.
Art exhibition, which was opened at the Exhibition Hall of Scientific Library of Innovative University of Eurasia, were presented creative works of professional artists, amateurs and students.
Fair of works of Pavlodar craftsmen of decorative and applied arts was in the reading hall of the library where were presented works of clay, plaster, cloth and wood. Anyone could visit workshop of portrait painting a member of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan Anar Aubakirova. Classes of batik printing were given by T. Chevtayeva, a participant of the international festival of creative youth “Shabyt” and exhibition “М*АРТ” in Pavlodar. There also was a workshop on the decorative techniques from a professional artist Yelena Yuminova. Fans of theatrical art pleased with mini-performance from Youth Theatre "Promen" under the direction of Denis Averyanov, a graduate of the University.
The concept of our festival was inspiration for creativity. Creativity brings people together, creating an atmosphere of mutual understanding. Yuliya Ilinichna said that they would like that the festival inspired to creativity those who were not engaged yet. – This is our first festival of Arts and not the last. I hope it will have a long life and we will think about ways that can give it a bigger scale.
At the end of the festival on the stage of the University there was a concert where were performed musical creativity and organized show of clothes collections from the students of the University.
Winners of nominations received diplomas and everyone who helped to organize the festival of arts thank you letters. Except the main nominations, divided according to the genres, the jury established the prize of People's Choice Award as well. It was awarded to a professional artist Amir Smykov.
-Amir says that his work is called “Tiger of Khan” which is performed in a genre of painting based on the Kazakh fairytales. - The exhibition itself is a positive and diverse, and I will take part in next festival.
- Yuliya Mazina is convinced that creative result is measured not by the price or quantity of sold paintings but by the strength of emotion. - An important outcome of such events is a public response, which is spread on many spheres of life primarily for the upbringing and development of younger generation, preservation and revival of historical heritage of people, who lived at the territory of Pavlodar region.
Photo is by Zharaskhan Zhortugulova
Translation: Department of science and international cooperation