October 30-31, 2021 at Ufa (Russian Federation) will be held All-Russian Festival of Sesen StorytellersThe "The Future of the World," which is part of the Creative Initiatives for the VIth Folklore Festival.. For the first time the event will take place virtually. Pearls of the oral folk heritage will be presented by Russian and foreign folklore performers: fromEsens, akyns, jangarchi, ashugi, kaychi, manaschi, olonkhosut, mughama, kyu, reciters of bylines.
In a scientific symposium "Folk Culture in the Modern World: Traditions, Storytelling, and Ritual"The festival will be attended by scientists and ethnographers specializing in folklore from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Russian regions. The "hosts" of the festival (Bashkortostan) will be represented at the festival by the sesens - laureates of regional and all-Russian reviews.
The Storytelling Festival is organized to expand the popularity of folklore, demonstrate and improve the epic genre, inform the public about the diversity of authentic cultural heritage of Russian and foreign nations.