State historical-architectural, landscape and natural museum-preserve «Izborsk»

16 August 2019

International Ethno Cultural Festival of Seto People "Setomaa. Family meetings" will be traditionally held in Seto People Homestead Museum in Sigovo Village.

The festive opening of the festival will take place on August 28, on the day of the Assumption of the Holy Theotokos, the main holiday of Pechory Assumption Cave Monastery.

About 400 representatives of Seto People from the Pskov Region and Estonia will take part in the festival: Seto families, on stage performance groups and craftsmen, preserving and reviving the traditions of small in number Seto People.

The day will start with a festive church service and a religious procession in Pskov Assumption Cave Monastery, concerts in Sigovo Village, Kirmash festivities, a trade fair.

This year the participants of the International Festival of arts and crafts “Finno-Ugric Transit: Music and Ethno style” will also take part in the festivities. 10 on stage performance groups – representatives of the Finno-Ugric peoples of the Russian Federation - will take part in the festive concert in Sigovo village.

The festival “Setomaa. Family meetings” is a unique opportunity for many people to visit “The Kingdom of Setomaa”, get acquainted with the traditions of Seto People, to hear their “leelo” singing that is part of UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage as well as to see traditional dress and decorations of Seto People.

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