On Saturday, August 16th 2014, from 10 AM to 5 PM, we organize The Fair of Old Crafts and Professions in the Open air museum "Old Village" in Sirogojno. The aim of the Fair is to promote handicraft masters, their skills, as well as respect and highlighting the value of knowledge passed through generations and survived until nowadays.
The Fair of Old Crafts and Professions is an exhibition in which artisans will present live craft heritage and products of the past, which are still used today.
The visitors will be able to learn about crafts and craft products directly from the artisans and to participate actively in the creation and tasting of certain products.
The fourth Fair will feature potters from the village of Zlakusa, a master from the village of Pilica who produces flasks, carpenter masters who make sinija, tronoška, different chairs, and other household products, as well as those who make musical instruments - flute, double flute and fiddle, then, cask-makers, basket-makers, tailors, tar-producers, liciders ... The producers of brandy, cream and prosciutto will be presented, as these are the products for which Užice region has always been known. Homemade handicrafts will be presented by weavers, knitters and embroiderers.
Organizer: Snežana Tomić, museum consultant