Program of XII International Festival smithcraft Forged figures Park — 2010

September 17, Friday Register at the headquarters of the Festival in the Park of forged figures. September 18, Saturday Official opening of Festival Park of forged figures — 2010. Opening a new avenue Alley masters. Events. Conference. September 19, Sunday Masterclasses blacksmiths. Installation work on the song «Bridge of Friendship». Closing the festival. September 20, Monday Tour to Donetsk Metallurgical Plant. Tour Soledar at Salt Mine, an underground forging, fabrication presents the Good Shubin. Читать далее

Fairy Tales Alley

The creation of alleys with works devoted to some particular subject is a good tradition and peculiarity of the Donetsk festival. In 2006 The Fairy Tales Alley was founded. There are 12 forged works by masters of art blacksmithing from 7 regions of Ukraine in the alley. All of them are the result of the creative interpretation of the folk tales plots. Читать далее

History of development

2001 – The first ten sculptures as well as the forged rose were installed in the park. 2002 – With 19 sculptures being added there were 30 of them in the park. 2003 – The Tree of Life pavilion was placed in the park. This sculpture was awarded with the diploma at the Millennium 2000 world fair in Hannover. The Dragon Pavilion was set next to it. 2004 – The Sweethearts Pavilion appeared in the park. It was created by the joint efforts of Donetsk blacksmiths enterprises. The pavilion is decorated with bunches of flowers forged and presented by blacksmiths... Читать далее

Forged Figures Park

In 2001 in the course of the regular blacksmiths festival the Forged Figures Park was established in the public garden of the City Council of Donetsk. The project was initiated by Victor Burduk, chief director of Ukrainian Gefest blacksmiths enterprise and master of decorative and applied arts and under the aegis of the Donetsk City Council. Developing from year to year, the park has become one of the most famous places of interest in the capital city of Donetsk region. Moreover, it is unique in the whole world! The first exhibit of this outdoor blacksmiths art museum is a bunch... Читать далее

Joseph Kobzon visited the Park

On August 27 the VIII International Blacksmiths Art Festival Forged Figures Park 2006 started in Donetsk. The festival was dedicated to the celebration of the City Day and the Miner’s Day which traditionally take place on the last Sunday of August. Craftsmen from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine as well as blacksmiths from the Netherlands gathered to participate in the festival. The Ukrainian Gefest blacksmiths enterprise – an initiator of the Forged figures Park foundation – installed new figures in the public garden of the City Council. Moreover, there was a new figure installed in the central part of the garden.... Читать далее