A Brief History of the festival Forged Figures Park

Blacksmith Festival in Donetsk was originated in 1996 at the initiative of Honored Artist of Ukraine Viktor Ivanovich Burduk. First blacksmith festivals were held as a part of the celebration of the Day of Donetsk for the promotion of the blacksmith art among the inhabitants as a profession and an antique craft. Until 2001, the festival was called » The Roses of Donetsk». In 2001, at the initiative of Victor Burduk and with the support of the city authorities in...