On guard of the tradition

From 13th  to 17th of  December 2017 the leading scientists of the Federal State Budget Scientific Institution «Institute of Art Education and Cultural Studies of the Russian Academy of Education» took an active part in the work of the largest in Russia exhibition project, with the fullness of representing traditional folk art «Ladia».

On the eve of Christmas and the New year holidays the Central exhibition complex "EXPOCENTER" in Krasnaya Presnya were devoted to folk artistic trades of Russia. In the framework of the annual fair the round table «Actual problems of preservation and development of folk arts and crafts in modern education» was held.
Director of the Federal State Budget Scientific Institution «Institute of art education and cultural studies of the Russian Academy of education» Akishina Ekaterina Mikhailovna addressed the participants with greeting words. She stressed the relevance of preserving and development of achievements and genuine spiritual treasures created by crafts. The role of the Institute in the exhibition is not accidental. The wide range of problems connected pedagogical potential of folk culture is in the area of continuous scientific interest of the institute’s experts. The relevance and importance of involving adolescents in the work on the basis of crafts is confirmed by the dissertation research of graduate students of the Institute.
Reports and presentations of the scientists of the Institute within the framework of the round table had evident proof. Statements on the importance and role of the traditional culture, necessity preserving of the traditional arts and crafts, relevance of introducing the children and teenagers to arts and crafts were stressed by Irina Kashekova Irina Emilievna (doctor of pedagogical sciences, Professor); Koptseva Tatiana Anatolievna (senior researcher, candidate of pedagogical sciences); Usacheva Valeria Olegovna (senior researcher, candidate of pedagogical sciences); Sevrukova Nadezhda Vladimirovna (senior researcher, candidate of pedagogical sciences).
In the framework of master-classes Radomskay Olga Igorevna (senior researcher, candidate of pedagogical sciences),  Udushkina Olesya Vasilevna (senior researcher, candidate of philological sciences),  Komleva Veronika Viktorovna (senior researcher, candidate of pedagogical sciences) demonstrated practical and pedagogical significance of initiation to arts and crafts.