Festivals and holidays Nizhny Novgorod region
Residents of Nizhny Novgorod and area residents honor the old traditions and take great pleasure in creating new ones. Because of this we have many celebrations and festivals that the whole year marching in all districts of the region.
In the course of festive events organized theatrical performances, concerts and exhibitions, and sometimes organized mass rides in Nizhny Novgorod and the region (we love them) or competition in an old Russian traditional games.
The festival ’s Golden Khokhloma”
Place . the town of Semenov
Date: third weekend of June
Every year in early summer at seed city that was the birthplace of Golden Khokhloma, a festival of the same name. Here in various forms is presented all sorts of folk and craft art .
Thanks to this festival, Semenov received the status of “the Capital of arts and crafts”. The festival takes place from the noise and bright colors, to watch and participate here come the guests not only from Russia but also from abroad.
In the midst of the holiday’s Central square is transformed into a diverse crowd of artists and tourists in the center of which is located the stage for performances.
Speaking of the stage. On her show as local performers and well-known Russian pop stars. Songs are diluted with dancing, dancing costume shows, the latter are paired with humorous performances. For those who want to try yourself in some creative work, run master classes.
You can learn woodcarving, artistic painting, and purchase favourite products. Each year the festival chooses a new symbol: a huge spoon, unusual dolls, large Bratina (bowl on a few people), and more. All this fun does not stop within three days. At the festival you can buy a souvenir Souvenirs of the Nizhny Novgorod land .
Holiday “Saban Tuy”
Date: early June
Saban Tuy is widely celebrated not only in Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and Chuvashia, but also in the Nizhny Novgorod region. We are the epicenter of the festival has become an annual village Mrazovka Krasnobakovskogo district.
Here widely and soul celebrate the annual holiday Saban Tuy on the completion of the spring field works.
In honor of this big fair is organized, performances by music groups and various sports activities.
The festival ’s the City of potters”
Date: end of June
Regional festival of the masters of pottery takes place in the town of Bogorodsk every year. The main purpose of the event is the revival and maintenance of ancient craftsmanship.
In the Central square of the city exhibited the best works of the most eminent masters of Russia. The exhibition is accompanied by workshops and demonstrations.
Professionals show the entire production process: forming on the Potter’s wheel, completion of forms, rough and decorative roasting.
The festival ’s masters of folk fraternities”
Date: last Sunday of July
The city of Gorodets is the most ancient in the Nizhny Novgorod region. It is logical that it is here and finds this festival.
Here are almost all preserved folk art crafts of Russia. Many skilled craftsmen from all over the country enjoy coming on this holiday.
Bright festive program will include performances by music bands, hosts a photo exhibition and a huge number of workshops.
In the Gorodets supported many ancient traditions: carving, painting, pottery, patterned embroidery, manufacture “print” cakes, creating baby whistles and more.
National unity day
Everyone knows that Kuzma Minin began the creation of a national militia 1612 in the Nizhny Novgorod region.
In honor of him and his associate Dmitry Pozharsky monument was erected near the Church of St. John the Baptist .This monument was moved to Moscow. but the old place has created an exact copy.
In a solemn day there are different activities that are somehow connected with the history of the city: a lot of excursions, historical plays.
At the same time passes tour “to the altar of the Fatherland”: anyone can complete the entire course of the national militia.
As you can see, the calendar of holidays in our region is very rich and various. However, sooner or later, visiting festivals may pall, and in order not to get bored, I advise you to look for a more sharp impressions. For example, to try out skydiving in the Nizhny Novgorod region.