State historical-architectural, landscape and natural museum-preserve «Izborsk»
27 August 2014

On August 27 - 29, 2014 the VII International Ethno-Cultural Festival of Seto People «Setomaa. Family meetings»will be held in Sigovo village of Pechory district.The organizers of the event are State Committee of the Pskov Region on Culture and “Izborsk” State Museum Preserve.  Traditionally the festival’s goal is to facilitate the intercultural and interethnic communication between people, the popularization of the culture and traditions of the small in size Seto People.  

Over 400 representatives of Seto People from Russia and Estonia will take part in the festival. The festival’s program includes attending the festive church service and the religious procession dedicated to the Assumption of Virgin Mary, the concert of performance groups from the Pskov Region and Estonia, “Kirmash” festivities, a trade fair, a food contest and degustation of dishes of Seto People cuisine, excursions. 

The participants of the festival are the representatives and bearers of Seto culture, living in Pechory district and in Estonia. 23 performance groups from Estonia and Russia represent the traditional Seto culture at the festival. For the first time the Seto people music group “Lil” from Krasnoyarsk Region will take part in the festival.  

The program of the VII International Ethno-Cultural Festival of Seto People

«Setomaa. Family meetings».

August, 28

9.00-14.00 The church service and the religious procession, dedicated to the holiday of the Assumption in Pechory Assumption monastery.  

14.00 The participants of the festival will leave for Sigovo village.

15.30 The opening ceremony of the VII International Ethno-Cultural Festival of Seto People

«Setomaa. Family meetings».

16.00 Music group performances, trade fair.

17.00 “Kirmash” festivities. Friendship bonfire.

Результаты независимой оценки качества оказания услуг организациями социальной сферы