During the 16 years, the festival has evolved from a tourist events in a full cultural event. Audience of "Water of Life" - "people who want to not only relax, but also to obtain knowledge" - parents with children, young people, students, and businessmen.
Festival "Water of Life" draws attention not only compatriots, but also visitors from abroad, because the geography of the project is constantly expanding - musicians and cultures of Asia, Africa and America have become regular participants of this significant cultural event on Novosibirsk land. It has become a festival which is expected not only to the residents of this beautiful city, but residents throughout Russia and, not afraid to tell, the whole World.
Festival "Water of Life" is not just a music. It is a massive space permeated the atmosphere of identity with the ethnic cultures of different nations in which each viewer can become a direct participant in the festival of life: to see not only the samples of applied art and popular culture, but also to take part in various workshops in traditional crafts and trades; take part in ethnic rituals and actions; master the skills of playing exotic instruments, attend seminars and workshops to improve their spiritual and physical nature.
The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Novosibirsk Region Administration and Kolyvansky district.
Musical festivals will come from: different parts of Russia and even from Germany.
The ten camp will be organized for the the accommodation of participants and guests. Members and guests of the festival should have:
- sleeping bag
- warm clothes
- advisable to bring a flashlight
The food will be prepared on the open fire in different places in the camp. You can taste - the culinary delights of the world cuisines, both traditional and vegetarian. On the territory of the camp clearing kindle fires only in strictly defined areas. Fireplaces must be protected masonry. In general, compliance with fire safety measures would not be amiss.
The main rules of the "Water of life" 2013 - sobriety, naturalness of behavior, honesty.
When: on 20 and 21 July 2013
Where: Novosibirsk region, town Kolyvan'
How to get there: bus 224 from the bus station.
Price: Entrance to the festival and stay in their tents absolutely free.
Information and photo from the official festival website http://etnofest.info/.