On September 9-10, II Republican exhibition-fair ‘Uly dala zharmenkesi’ with participation of 100 craftsmen from almost all parts of Kazakhstan was held in Keruen Family Shopping Center. The items presented in the form of clothing, jewelry, interior items, dishes and other are made from various materials including wool and felt, silver and stones.
The aim of the fair is promotion and preservation of handicraft traditions of Kazakh people, demonstration of craftsmen’s capacity, who will participate in the EXPO-2017 exhibition.
The brightest moment of the event was the fashion-show of Kazakhstan designers from the fashion houses ‘Asyl Design’ Taraz, ‘Tarbiya’ Aktau, ‘Mariya Khanym’ in Uralsk, ‘Nurasem’ Karaganda and ‘Aigul Line’ felt workshop from Almaty.
The latest thing of the show was debut of people’s artist of Kazakhstan, the only Kazakhstan soloist of Paris ‘Grand Opera’, Maira Mukhamedkyzy as a designer. Collection of the brand ‘MairaAida’ is created especially for girls in the age of 1-12.
There was an opportunity to participate in free master classes in the fair from masters of Astana, Almaty, Kyzylorda and Mangistau regions as well. The theme and materials of studies were quite various: felting, jewelry making, woodworking, working with clay, henna painting and wickerwork.