In 2007 it was the first time when the IX International Blacksmiths Art Festival Forged Figures Park took place at the last weekend of September. There were 150 masters from 10 countries participating in it.
The main project of the festival was the opening of the Arches Alley. There were 10 five-meter-wide forged arches and 16 author’s benches installed in the Alley. Forged in course of the festival works decorated the eleventh arch, that was the Arch of Friendship.
The Arch of Friendship was decorated with works by the Rosuch forge (Bila Tserkva district, Kiev region), The Bell of Wishes, The Ptakh studio (Dnepropetrovsk), S.Skidan, R.Kost (Kharkov), V.Soldatov, M.Vasiliev (Makeevka, Donetsk region), A.Bondarenko, Y. Miroshnichenko (Konstantinovka, Donetsk region), A. Krut’ko (Kremenchug, Poltava region), S.Firsov (Kiev), The Masterskaya Zhyvogo Metala (Live Metal Workshop) (Simferopol), Yan Kovach (Czech Republic), I.Pariychuk, A.Cholach, R.Seniv of The Decoratyvnyi Ptakh (Ornamental bird), Trush arts and crafts college (Lvov), Stanislav Kushnir (Sevastopol), The Nasledniki Svaroga (Descendants of Svarog) (Simferopol), The Mech-Tyapka (Sword-chopping Knife), The Kryshtaleva Kupel (Chernovtsy), The Korona (Crown) of S.Tyasko (Uzhgorod), B.Popov (Kiev).