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Russia’s First Lady Svetlana Medvedev attends record-breaking lacemaking workshop in Vologda

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Russia’s First Lady, Svetlana Medvedev, works the lace-making bobbins at the First International Lacemaking Fair in Vologda on June 23-25, 2011.

Russia’s First Lady, Svetlana Medvedev, works the lace-making bobbins at the First International Lacemaking Fair in Vologda on June 23-25, 2011.

© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankRussia’s First Lady, Svetlana Medvedev, works the lace-making bobbins at the First International Lacemaking Fair in Vologda on June 23-25, 2011.
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Russia’s First Lady, Svetlana Medvedev, works the lace-making bobbins at the First International Lacemaking Fair in Vologda on June 23-25, 2011.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankA Guinness world record was set on Friday for the largest lacemaking workshop, which was held in Vologda. Svetlana Medvedev was part of the world record.
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A Guinness world record was set on Friday for the largest lacemaking workshop, which was held in Vologda. Svetlana Medvedev was part of the world record.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe workshop included 570 lacemakers from various Russian regions as well as other countries who simultaneously demonstrated their craft on the main city square. The youngest lacemaker was only three years old while the oldest was 74.
Photo: The wife of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev looks on as lacemakers break a world record in Vologda. At left, Vyacheslav Pozgalyov, governor of the Vologda Region.
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The workshop included 570 lacemakers from various Russian regions as well as other countries who simultaneously demonstrated their craft on the main city square. The youngest lacemaker was only three years old while the oldest was 74.
Photo: The wife of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev looks on as lacemakers break a world record in Vologda. At left, Vyacheslav Pozgalyov, governor of the Vologda Region.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankSvetlana Medvedev met Vologda lacemakers and was presented with a lace shawl as a gift.
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Svetlana Medvedev met Vologda lacemakers and was presented with a lace shawl as a gift.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe First Lady attends a lesson at the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts.
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The First Lady attends a lesson at the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe First Lady attends a lesson at the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts.
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The First Lady attends a lesson at the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe First Lady attends a lesson at the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts.
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The First Lady attends a lesson at the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe First Lady also visited exhibits at the Lace Museum recently opened in Vologda.
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The First Lady also visited exhibits at the Lace Museum recently opened in Vologda.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankSvetlana Medvedev at the Vologda Lace Museum, designer Valentin Yudashkin, right.
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Svetlana Medvedev at the Vologda Lace Museum, designer Valentin Yudashkin, right.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankSvetlana Medvedev at the Vologda Lace Museum, designer Valentin Yudashkin, right.
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Svetlana Medvedev at the Vologda Lace Museum, designer Valentin Yudashkin, right.
© RIA Novosti . Mikhail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankA lacemaking competition, several exhibits, fashion shows and folk band performances were all part of the fair. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russia’s Ministry of Culture supported the project.

Photo: Svetlana Medvedev and Margarita Moiseyenko, director of the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts, a state institution for vocational training, pose with crafts made by students.
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A lacemaking competition, several exhibits, fashion shows and folk band performances were all part of the fair. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russia’s Ministry of Culture supported the project.

Photo: Svetlana Medvedev and Margarita Moiseyenko, director of the Governor’s College of Russian Arts and Crafts, a state institution for vocational training, pose with crafts made by students.
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