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NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.
IGOR STRAVINSKY DAYS

05 April 2021

Stravinsky Days will be celebrated with concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow. The event, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the composer's death, will be held from 4 to 6 April in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Maestro Valery Gergiev has opened the Igor Stravinsky Days at the Mariinsky Theater on April 04.

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Sergiev Posad

Sergiev Posad, a sanctuary of large historic and artistic importance, is situated at about 70 km to the north from Moscow. It has an interesting collection of excellent monuments of Russian culture created during the period from the 15th to the 17th centuries. Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius is situated here. It was founded in 1337 and is often referred to by the foreigners as “the Russian Vatican”. The monastery is the centre of Russian Orthodox Church and one of the residences of the Patriarch of Moscow. In the central square of the monastery there is a sacred spring that is visited by all the pilgrims who arrive here to see the relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh, the saint who founded the monastery. The architectural ensemble of the monastery includes cathedrals, churches, the residence of the patriarch, and other monuments of exceptional artistic value. The Trinity Cathedral is a true masterpiece and an excellent example of early Moscow architecture. UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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19, Aug: 10:00


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7 hours


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1710 RUB