More about Craftsmen Days ÚĽUV 2014

Festival Craftsmen days ÚĽUV is the largest city festival in Slovakia. The festival enhances the interest of visitors in Slovak traditional culture and crafts. The slogan of the festival "edging out of the crowd," encourages visitors to show off their origins by spontaneously wearing the elements of the traditional clothing, and this way report to their roots. There are over 100 craftsmen expected to attend and perform their skills in crafts. They will be accompanied by folk ensembles, folk bands and instrumentalists. Visitors can also experience dance schools, ÚĽUV workshops, or a wooden carousel for children. The 24th year of annual Craftsmen days will focus on weaving. The best weavers from Slovakia will show their skills to visitors at the Primaciálne Square. The cap stone of the festival will be awarding Master of folk art production. This title will be awarded to 6 craftsmen for their merits.

The festival is organized under the auspices of the Minister of Culture of the Slovak Republic Marek Maďarič and the Mayor of The Capital of the Slovak Republic Bratislava Milan Ftáčnik, and it is organized in cooperation with The Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, The Capital of the Slovak Republic Bratislava, The City District of Bratislava – Stare Mesto and The Bratislava Culture and Information Centre. The festival is included in the program of The Summer of Culture festival Bratislava.

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