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Pushkin Museum inaugurated in Antalya

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Pushkin Museum inaugurated in Antalya



Pushkin Museum has opened in Antalya, Turkey, on the basis of Moscow International School. This year marks 220 years since Pushkin’s birth. The opening ceremony was conducted as a part of Russian-Turkish Cross Year of Culture and Tourism. Kazan  Museum of Socialist Life  of 1970s & '80s supported the opening, IA Tatar-Inform reports.

Pushkin is Ours! Exhibition received its first visitors. Among showpieces are documents and objects from USSR connected with Pushkin's name. One of the most interesting exhibits is a Pravda newspaper print, published on February 9, 1937, with OUR SOVIET PUSHKIN! article. 

The main goal of the museum is to acquaint young people with Pushkin's patrimony. 


Museum is the platform of many educational projects dedicated to Russian literature classics. According to the head of the school Liubov Dukelskaya most of the young compatriots living abroad don't have possibility visit the poet's birthplace. Therefore, it's important to make Pushkin more approachable even 1000 kilometers away from Russia.

The museum will serve all those who love Russian culture, literature and history. 

Local authorities representatives, Russian ambassadors, compatriots were present at the ceremony.  Reading Pushkin! international children's project was presented by Natalya Bondarchuk, who asserted that Sergey Bondarchuk film school to be opened in Antalya in the closest future. 


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