The international festival of street art Kharkiv smART Fest for the first time will be held in Kharkiv, informs Status Quo (RU).
Head of International Cooperation Department of the Kharkiv City Council, Julia Zgurskaya, said a presentation of the participants’ works will take place on City Day – August 23.
Artists from Nuremberg (Germany), Kutaisi, Tbilisi (Georgia), as well as Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa and Kharkiv will take part.
Zgurskaya said the goal was to show national and international city connections, so participants will draw pictures dedicated to the twin cities and partners of Kharkiv.
The idea of Kharkiv smART Fest belongs to the Department of International Cooperation, the creative team Kailas-V, which created in Kharkiv many famous murals, as well as a student of Kharkiv National University of Economics, Lidia Efimova, who took 4th place in the competition of tourism projects “I love Kharkiv” in May.
The artists will realize their ideas on the wall at Klochkovskaya Street, 94 (opposite the supermarket Class). Presentation of the works is scheduled for August 23 at 10.45 in the parking lot of a supermarket.
The festival is part of the International Assembly of the twin cities and partners of Kharkiv (August 21-25, 2016).
BACKGROUND: As of August 2016 Kharkiv has 28 twin cities and partners in 19 countries.