On 14 May Ufa held the foresight-session in the context of the Cultural Forum Art-Kurultai. The participants discussed questions on the ICH preservation and activity of the Centers of Folk Arts on collection and registration of ICH.
CIOFF® International President Philippe Beaussant, the Vice-President CIOFF® and the Chairman of the Folkloriada Committee Alejandro Camacho, the Director of the V.D. Polenov’s State Russian House of Folk Arts, the Chairperson of the Russian ICH Committee and the President of CIOFF®-Russia Tamara Purtova, the Deputy Director of the V.D. Polenov’s State Russian House of Folk Arts and the member and the executive secretary of the Committee Mr. Andrey Belyaev, as well as the members of the expert board on the registration of ICH of the peoples in Bashkortostan.
“ICH preservation is the spotlight of the world community. The threat to the survival of many forms of cultural identity ought to be discussed at such major forums, said the General Director of the Republican Center of Folk Arts Artur Alibakov.
The Director of Regional Bureau for Cultural and Educational Projects in the Nizhniy Novgorod region and the President of the Folk Arts’ Centers in the Ural Federal District and the Privolzhsky Federal District Natalya Stolyarova was the moderator of the session.