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The X Russian-Chinese Culture and Art Fair opened in the Far East

The Jubilee  X Russian-Chinese Culture and Art Fair began on the Chinese side of the Amur River border, and will end in the capital of the Amur Region, Blagoveshchensk, at the end of the week. Over the week, more than sixty unique projects will be presented on the banks of the Amur, which will be visited by more than three thousand citizens of both countries.

The festival opened on the eve of the capital Heilongjiang - Heihe city. Today, for the guests of the opening ceremony on the Russian side, a joint concert will be given by the State Academic Honored Dance Ensemble of Dagestan “Lezginka” and the Chinese State Choreographic Group Oriental Dance.

The State Academic Honored Dance Ensemble of Dagestan "Lezginka" along with the Professional team of the People's Republic of China will become the headliners of the festival.   Among the other invited participants of the festival are the leading Far Eastern groups - the Koryak folklore dance ensemble “ANGT” from the Kamchatka Territory, the balalaika ensemble “BalAns” from Yakutia, the Honored team of the Primorsky Territory the dance ensemble “Plyasunya”, exemplary brass orchestral band, an exemplary dance ensemble “Plyasunya”, exemplary dance-orchestral orchestration band, an ensemble of the dance “Plyasunya”, exemplary dance-orchestral orchestration band, an ensemble of the dance “Plyasunya”, an exemplary dance-orchestral orchestral band of the dance group “Plyasunya”, exemplary dance-orchestral orchestral band orchestral wrist, orchestral-style dance from the Yakutsk and dancing "Transbaikalian Cossacks" from the Trans-Baikal Territory.

There are more than a thousand vocalists, choreographers, musicians, artists, masters of arts and crafts, writers, journalists, representatives of the martial arts theater “Wushu”, delegations of minorities of the North, students of universities of the Amur region and Heilongjiang province among the participants.

For residents and guests of the region in the framework of the fair will run nine exhibitions. Among them are: “Contemporary Art of China”, “Northern Patterns”, “Traditional Culture of the Peoples of the Amur Region, the End of the 19th - 20th Centuries”, “Reindeer People”, “Art of Young Artists of the Amur Region”, an exhibition of works by People’s Artist of Russia Igor Obrosov, Blagoveshchensk - Heihe: how friendship began ”and others.

In the events of the fair will be able to participate and residents of remote areas of the region. From June 25 to 28 there will be tours of Russian and Chinese teams in the Amur Region. The concert of the Dagestan State Academic Honored Dance Ensemble "Lezginka" will be held in Belogorsk. The Heilongjiang Province Symphony Orchestra will perform in Shimanovsk and Raychikhinsk. Guests of the festival will come on tour to Tsiolkovsky, Novobureysk, Seryshev, Ivanovka, Arkhar, Tambovka, Kostantinovka. Far Eastern groups will give concerts on the Chinese side in the cities of Heihe, Beiyan and Udalyanchi.

Also, as part of the festival, masters of arts and crafts working in various techniques will visit the Heihe city: artistic treatment of birch bark, wood and stone, Khokhloma, decorative painting, batik, painting on wood, Florentine mosaic, textile sewing, rolling, ceramics, embroidery much more.

In 2019, for the first time, there will be a day of national cultures of small peoples of the North, which will represent a distinctive, colorful holiday of indigenous small peoples. In the program of events: performance of creative groups, interactive platforms, an exhibition of products of national creativity, fascinating master classes from skilled master craftsmen, creative laboratories. The event is aimed at preserving, promoting and popularizing the traditions and cultural values ​​of small indigenous peoples.

Another innovation of this year was the unique traveling exhibition "Test Science", which was brought from Beijing. The exhibition consists of seven zones, including light and sound studies, the secrets of electromagnetism, the laws of motion, entertaining mathematics, the encyclopedia of life, the functioning of a car, the life of numbers. 58 interactive exhibits combine scientific experiment and media materials.


It is worth noting that the international festival “Russian-Chinese Culture and Art Fair” is one of the main cultural events in the region. It takes place annually in the city of Blagoveshchensk and the city of Heihe. It involves creative teams, writers, artists, cultural figures not only from the Amur Region and the Far Eastern Federal District, but also from all over Russia.

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