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“City of Sun – City of Masters” festival to be held in the Murmansk Region
© RIA Novosti. Alexey Malgavko

“City of Sun – City of Masters” festival to be held in the Murmansk Region

The traditional artistic youth festival will be held on the White Sea coast in the Murmansk Region in mid-August, the regional government's press service reports.

The festival has already been held for 12 years, drawing guests from all over the country, including from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Novgorod, Petrozavodsk, Ryazan and Tyumen. In addition, the festival has been attended at different times by residents of Ukraine, Holland and the post-Soviet Baltic states.

The festival gives a platform to enthusiasts of ethnic music and folk song, Oriental dances and poetry. The event will include craftwork fairs, pottery and felting workshops, psychological training and a photo exhibition. There will also be a fire show for guests.

This year, the festival will take place from 14-16 August.

More details are available on the festival's website.