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Practical seminar “National costumes peoples of Central Asia: history, especially modern usage”

February 25 was held a Practical seminar “National costumes peoples of Central Asia: history, especially modern usage”.

The initiator of the event were the St. Petersburg CCU “St. Petersburg House of nationalities”, it was held in the framework of the project “Multinational culture of St. Petersburg”, with the assistance, support and participation of the Russian ethnographic Museum and the national-cultural associations of St. Petersburg.

The seminar was attended by 50 people, among them: Deputy Directors on educational work, teachers, teachers-organizers and teachers-psychologists, employees of boarding schools and correctional schools, employees of institutions of additional education, teachers of children’s institutions, Methodists of scientific-methodological centers of district education departments of the city; specialists responsible for implementation of the programme of the government of St. Petersburg “Tolerance”.

The event program will include: ▪ gathering and registration of participants; ▪ welcome to participants and introductory report “National costumes peoples of Central Asia” (presented by L. F. Popova – head of Division of peoples of the Caucasus, Middle Asia and Kazakhstan, the Russian ethnographic Museum); ▪ excursions thematic presentation “Traditional costume of the Kyrgyz people” (I. S. Zhaparova ROO Kyrgyz fraternity “ARIET”), “a Traditional Turkmen costume” (N. Seyidov – SPb DOWN “Society of Turkmen culture “Mekan”), “Traditional Tajik costume” (F. Mamayusupov – IPO “Diaspora of representatives of Pamir peoples “Pamir”); ▪ tour the Museum of the “Pamir house” with the accompanying information and demonstration of traditional conditions, household appliances and traditional dwellings of the peoples of the Pamirs; ▪ inspection-presentation of the Kyrgyz Yurt – dwelling people of Central Asia; ▪ summing up and closure of the workshop.