29 Aug


Fiery path of torches along the forged grate "Crown of Vitovt", situated in the Historical Palace of Lubart, again flared up a fire. It "announced" thus the beginning of the fifth All Ukrainian festival of blacksmithing and floristic arts "Straw Bird" at the Day of Lutsk, on August, 25. Honored right to set fire of the jubilee festival received Huub Sensen, teacher of the blacksmithing craft, came from Holland and Igor Palytsa, well known among the habitants of the city as a patron of artistic events.

Due to efforts of Department of culture of the Lutsk town council, Joined Organization of the Volyn’ region “Association "Oberig of Art" and the artistic studio "Оle-art"(initiators of this festival are Olga and Oleg Hritsuks) within the framework of such event there are numerous masters’ classes, exhibitions, which combine metal, straw and floristic harmoniously, take place, attract the families to work.


20 Aug

Journalists of “Kovalska Maysternya” Magazine visited the blacksmith festival in Kolbermoor (Germany).



31 Jul



invites all masters of decorative metal and amateurs of this art to visit the IX International exhibition of décor and interior decorations DEKOR Trade Show, which will take place from 12th to 15th of September, 2012 in the International Exhibition Centre in Brovarskiy Avenue 12, in Kyiv. 


24 Jul

Dear Ukrainian and International Blacksmiths' Communities! From 24 to 26 of August you are friendly invited to visit a Ukrainian capital of amber, city Rivno! Support the organizers, as they do all their best to prepare the real holidays. There is an exhibition-seller of the forged works, common creation of the sculpture "Forged Heart", metal-chess contest, blacksmiths' school for children, amber excursion and smiths' dishes...

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24 Jul

Opishne15Second National blacksmith festival “VakulaFest-XXI” this year joined more than dozen masters of art forging. Different regions of our picturesque Ukraine were reflected in their works, as the respect to the old smiths’ traditions and the devotion to the craft. But the program of the IV week of the National pottery movement in Opishnya “Zdvih-2012” has many others attractions. We propose you to persuade in this!