Incredible "Dolls World" in Lviv Art Palace

  • Incredible  "Dolls World"  in Lviv  Art Palace
Issue 17, October 2009.

 On October 13-22, 2009 in Lviv Art Palace will take place First Lviv Festival “Dolls World”


As main aim of the festival organizers of the event “Informational-creative center “365”” state popularization of the concept of authors dolls, development of the doll culture and creativity, presenting talented artists of the branch. For the present day, there are many different definitions to the concept of “doll” as well as various techniques of doll- making. In the world dolls are extremely popular and are represented in many creative, social, commercial activities. In some countries there are museums of dolls, which conduct various international exhibitions, festivals and auctions, dedicated to this toy. This year Lviv will host Doll Festival for the first time. In the festival will participate more then 50 doll-makers from whole Ukraine and foreign countries. To the audience will be presented wide spectrum of doll-making techniques and tendencies – from ethnical traditional Ukrainian dolls till Teddy bears, straw angels, monumental dolls-monsters, dolls-talismans, decoration dolls etc.
During the Festival will be arranged numerous master-classes, literary marathons for children and grown-ups, photo-exhibition dedicated to dolls.

Program of the festival “Dolls World”

October, 13, 2009 at 18.00 - Official opening ceremony of the festival “Dolls World”
During the ceremony will be shown puppets parade, carnival dance show and many other joyful surprises.

Master-classes for doll interested people:

Saturday, 17, 2009
14.00 – 17.00 cheese dolls by artist Marya (Kolomya)
17.00 – 20.00 hand made hay dolls by artist Roksolyana Sadova (Lviv)

Sunday, 18, 2009
14.00 – 17.00 ceramic dolls by Olga Pylnyk (Lviv)
17.00 – 20.00 wool felt dolls by Nata Rezanova (Kiev)

During Festival days, visitors will have wonderful opportunities to admire Exhibition of art photography «Doll»; and children will try themselves in the Literary marathon «Story of one doll»; while grown-ups will do their best in Literary marathon for grown-ups «Nostalgia for Doll».

For more detailed information, please contact Festival manager Hanna Havryliv +38 067 340 02 46 or Iryna Sorokina +38 067 94 90 714