This year The Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Karelia takes the part as an organizer of the contest for the best children’s artwork that illustrates the epos “Kalevala”. The contest is hold by the Russian museum (Saint-Petersburg).
The contest divides into 3 stages. The theme of the first stage is “The heroes of “Kalevala”. The Museums of Russia and Finland go in for this contest as organizers and curators in own regions.
The children from art schools of Petrozavodsk, Lahdenpohja and Olonez have brought paintings and graphic works to our museum.
The exhibition composed of these artworks is opened until 26 May.