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Malowana Chata

Malowana Chata Competition

From 2019-06-22
Ręka malująca pędzelkiem kwiaty
Zalipie 128 A, 33-263 Zalipie Tourist region: Tarnów i okolice
Thanks to the activity of researchers and promoters of the art of Zalipie, every year we can enjoy a competition for the most beautifully painted cottage.
The “Malowana Chata” (“Painted Cottage”) competition is organised by the District Museum in Tarnów and the House of Painters in Zalipie and is the longest-running folk art competition in Poland. The competition jury visits the painted cottages during the 2 weekend days following Corpus Christi Day and announces the final results on Sunday. It is a great celebration in Zalipie, which culminates in the so-called “Zalipie Festival”, organised by the House of Painters. Objectives of the Competition: Maintaining the living traditions of decoration, in particular painting, in the Powiśle Dąbrowskie region; Documentation of the development and transformations taking place in this field of folk art; The competition covers the following aspects of folk art: Paintings on the walls of farm and residential buildings; Paintings on the interior walls; Paintings on canvas and paper; Interior decorations: cut-outs, spiders, tissue paper bouquets.

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