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Festival Central Asian crafts

decoration is true of geisha

The festival has its own special application: award ceremony and exhibition of works by winners of the international contest “the UNESCO seal of excellence for handicraft products” Central Asia – 2010 master classes for three types of Kazakh folk crafts, and, of course, the crafts fair of masters Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Encouraging craftsmen, using traditional techniques and materials, preservation of cultural diversity in the region and to the broad public with the achievements of craftsmen – that the main purpose of the festival. Almaty will gather more than 150 craftsmen from all Central Asian countries.


Beijing courtyard has supported all kinds of crafts: in the art room, built Kangxi worked watchmakers, printers, calligraphers and astronomers. Wood carving reached a high level elsewhere in East Asia, although the Chinese excelled in the work of ivory and jade. Bronze cast not only a huge temple bell, but also mirrors, grills and cooking bowls, used in the homes of members of the “middle class”. Filigree work of high quality silver were engaged and civilized artisans, and members of primitive tribes, such as the Miao and kelantanese Malays.

From the point of view of the Emperor and his Council of ceremonies, “practical” scientific importance was meteorology, and astronomy, as they strengthen the prestige of the Son of Heaven. Simple experimentation was encouraged weak, and in the East was only developed industrial technology in order to protect themselves from the West.

Spring is the time of the first spring flowers, snowdrops and tulips, the beautiful spring holiday on March 8. Thanks to this holiday, we can fully feel and experience the arrival of a fresh breath of spring. There comes a time tulips – spring flower, symbol of Women’s day and, of course, a time of gifts.

The decoration is true of geisha

Kanzashi are hair ornaments used in traditional Japanese and Chinese hairstyles. About 400 years ago, in Japan, changed the style of women’s hairstyles: women stopped to comb the hair in the taregami, long straight hair style in intricate and bizarre – nihongami. Hair used various items studs, sticks, combs. It was then a simple comb transforms into a graceful extraordinary beauty accessory that is a real work of art. Japanese women’s traditional costume is not allowed wrist jewelry and necklaces, so the jewelry of the hair is the main beauty and the field for his self – expression and demonstrations of taste and the thickness of the wallet owner. The prints can be seen if you look like a Japanese easily hung in your hair up to twenty-honey kanzashi.

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