Project name: International Festival-Teleconference "Christmas Unites"
Project manager: Ignatova Evgenia Vladimirovna - Director of the Municipal Autonomous Institution of Culture "Center for the Contemporary Cultural Environment of the Bogdanovich Urban District"
Time and venue: countries of Eurasia, annual
Project’s goal: to create a space (including online space), based on the unifying importance of Christmas, for communication between cultural and art workers from different countries, representatives of national-cultural associations popularizing traditional folk culture, and the general public.
The main tasks: creating opportunities and favorable conditions for intercultural dialogue, the unity of the peoples of Eurasia and the upbringing of the younger generation on basic spiritual and moral values common to all mankind.
Content of the project
The Feast of the Nativity of Christ is celebrated in many countries of the world. The performance of representatives of many nations celebrating Christmas at one venue helps people to see and hear each other, unite in their good aspirations and deeds.
The festival program includes the following nominations.
- The “Yuletide Rite” is a stage version of the Yuletide rite in the form of an integral program, which must be composed using local folklore material.
- "Nativity Performance" is a theatrical performance that corresponds to a traditional plot, an obligatory respect for literary and historical material.
- "Living Word" is a piece in the genre of "artistic word" (poem, prose), strictly corresponding to the theme of the festival.
- "Warmth of Christmas" - products and handicrafts made in various techniques of arts and crafts, strictly corresponding to the theme of the festival.
- "Christmas Colors" - drawings, paintings and graphic works corresponding to the theme of the festival.
- "The Magic of Christmas" is a vocal, musical, choreographic performance corresponding to the theme of the festival.
- "Christmas Pie" is a traditional festive Christmas pastry made according to folk recipes.
- "Christmas Angels" is a fashion theater performance in line with the theme of the festival.
To participate in the festival, you must submit an application in the established form in electronic form (Appendix No. 1 to the Festival Regulations) to the organizer by e-mail BersenevaSF@ukmpi.ru from December 1 to December 15, 2021.
Prominent public figures, media personalities and professional artists will greet the festival participants during the festive broadcast on January 7, 2022. Also there will be greetings addressed to the festival participants from residents of the countries of Eurasia.
Stages of project implementation
The festival takes place in two stages:
December 15, 2021 to December 25, 2021 on the official website of the organization http://ukmpi.ru/o-tsentre/proekty/rozhdestvo-ob-edinyaet,
as well as on the official pages of the festival in social networks:
On January 7, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. (Moscow time) a festive broadcast and a teleconference Russia - France - Italy - Bulgaria - Belarus will take place.
Project website: http://ukmpi.ru/o-tsentre/proekty/rozhdestvo-ob-edinyaet
Contact information: Russia, Sverdlovsk region, city of Bogdanovich; firstname.lastname@example.org