Oh, Women, Women Slovak traditional costumes in the past and today – Photography Exhibition, Canberra 2018, Australia

Oh, Women, Women Slovak traditional costumes in the past and today – Photography Exhibition, Canberra 2018, Australia
31. January 2018 Folklórne Regióny
In Exhibition

Vernissage 17th February 2018 – There will be a selection of 35 Fine Arts photography prints in the premises of Slovak Embassy in Canberra, Australia for the ceremonial preview of the exhibition (47 Culgoa Circuit, O’Malley). We expect attendance of the collectors’ family members – Ms Katarina Fichnova and Ms Sona Borovska

Project presentation at the National Multicultural Festival through 16th February to 18th February 2018 in the centre of Canberra (Bunda st.)

Project Oh, Women, Women – the collection contains 80 Fine Arts photography prints

Collection of photographs of the traditional costumes from different regions of Slovakia (Zaáhorie, Nitra, Tekov, Hont, Horehronie, Podpoľanie, Novohrad, etc.)

Private collection of more than 80 original traditional costumes of Katarina & Pavol Krasko family from Nitra (Slovakia) is a result of life-long work in the field, devoted to preserving traditional Slovak culture

Ej, ženy, ženy (Oh, Women, Women) – exhibition and photo shooting of the aforementioned private collection of traditional costumes – was carried out in 2016/2017 by Folk Regions Association along with Municipal Cultural Centre in Nitra

More than 100 professionals and volunteers from the field of ethnology participated in the project preparations and photo shoot in 2016/2017, girls and women from various folk groups and ensembles from Slovakia

Dancers from Slovak artistic ensemble Lúčnica, Folk groups: Furmani, Ponitran, Zobor, Urpin, Mladost, Vranky, Bazalicka. Famous writer and traditional costumes enthusiast Tamara Heribanova.

Author of the project: ethnologist and methodologist for folklore Mgr. Linda Stulajterova
Author of the photographs: photographer Jozef Spisak

Oh, Women, Women – Slovak traditional costumes in the past and today – Photography Exhibition, Canberra 2018, Australia – presented by Folklore Regions Association

Oh, Women, Women – Slovak traditional costumes in the past and today – Photography Exhibition, Canberra 2018, Australia supported:

  • YOSARIO – General partner of the Exhibition and project in Australia
  • Folklore Regions Association – project lead in Australia
  • The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Canberra
  • The exhibition is held under auspices of the Slovak Embassy in Canberra, Australia
  • Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic – CULTURE & SLOVAKIA GOOD IDEA
  • Office for Slovaks living abroad
  • Municipal Cultural Centre in Nitra
  • Katarina & Pavol Krasko family from Nitra, private owners of the unique traditional costumes collection

We look forward to meeting you – 17th February 2018, Canberra, Australia

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