Since 1997, the Vologda region is the site of the federal exhibition "Russian Flax". Originally organized as one of the activities Federal Target Program "Development of flax complex of Russia", In 2008 Fair acquired international status. The organizers are the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Vologda region.
Vologda region over the years has come a long way: virtually recreated linen cluster — from planting flax to tailoring.
Every year, the exhibition held meetings nationwide scale, scientific conferences, seminars and round tables on topical issues of Russian flax complex, inter-professional competitions among spinners and weavers textile enterprises, lace-Russia competition "Silver Bobbin".
"Russian Flax" has become a real center of communication specialists linen complex: an exhibition gathers participants in the entire process chain — from specialists providing flax seed to consumer-ready products.
June 28 at the exhibition complex "Russian House" opened their stands Vologda and representatives of St. Petersburg, Altai Territory, Ivanovo, Kirov and Tver region, total — more than 25 regions. As guests arrived manufacturers from Poland and Belgium.