Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences / Modern Forms of Folk Festival and Folk Cultural Traditions

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Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2016, Vol. 9, Issue 6
Shchelkina, Ekaterina A.
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Shchelkina, Ekaterina A.:Khabarovsk State Institute of Culture 112 Krasnorechenskaia Str., Khabarovsk, 680045, Russia;
folk culture; folk festival; tradition; folk music; theatrical directing

In this article, the author addresses the issue of adaptation of folk festivals and folk cultural traditions to the conditions of modern culture. We consider folk traditions and folk festivals as the artistic and mass action demanding taking into account the specificity of the contemporary cultural situation. By making the holiday understandable and close to modern audience, the organizers will be able to attract the audience’s attention to the folk rituals, customs, games, arts and crafts, which reflect the spiritual beauty and the power of the nation; to arouse interest in the folk origins of art and creativity

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