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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
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.

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MUSEUMS OF RUSSIA WILL MAKE ON-LINE TOURS IN TIKTOK

14 April 2021

TikTok announced the launch of a series of online tours throughout the halls and galleries of museums of Russia. Starting on the 12th of September, users of the service will be able to visit museum exhibitions while staying at home. The virtual tours will take place in the TikTok account of Kultura.RF. The #CulturalTikTok campaign will be streaming live every Wednesday and Saturday. The first to join the action will be Faberge Museum of Saint-Petersburg. Guides will show virtual visitors the works of the famous jeweler Carl Faberge and tell all about the fashion trends of the golden age. The second participant of the action will be the Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow. Users of the platform will be able to get acquainted with the work of photo artists and documentary photographers such as Mitch Epstein, Igor Mukhin, Alexei Titarenko. According to the authors of the project, the idea to organize virtual tours arose after the successful annual "Night of Museums" campaign in TikTok. This year it was organized online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Short videos received a large number of views, and users of the video service showed high engagement and activity. So it was decided to keep the thematic translations on an ongoing basis.