Folk group "Semenkovo"

Semenkovo Folk Group

The folk group “Semenkovo” was established in 2008; it is a special part of the Vologda Open Air Museum of Architecture and Ethnography. This team researches and accumulates experience in performing and dissemination of folk songs and other elements of the Russian traditional folk culture.  The ensemble replicates folk traditions, festivities and scenes of the folk life at the Semenkovo Open Air Museum of Architecture and Ethnography. The folk ensemble is a regular participant of regional festivals. In 2010-2013, this ensemble was opening festivals of the American traditional music. Its repertoire includes songs of both Russian north and south (Cossack) folk songs. In 2011, the ensemble released a CD with its songs under the general title “Under the Broad Window.”