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Pushkin Reserve opens Days of Russian Culture in Germany

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Pushkin Reserve opens Days of Russian Culture in Germany


28.03.2019

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Days of Russian culture start in Berlin on Thursday, March 28. They were prepared by Mikhailovskoe Pushkin Museum-Reserve. The festival will be included in Russian Seasons in Germany. Its program is designed for children and adults. 

Guests will be invited to the exhibition of Russian folk costume. The collection of dresses, which Russian peasant women and representatives of other classes were wearing, consists of miniature copies. They were created on the models of authentic costumes, stored in the museum funds. 

The exhibition will work for a month, until April 28. 

Kolobok play is offered for family viewing. Artists of Petrushkina Balovnya museum puppet theater will perform well-known Russian folk tale. The audience will take part in village gatherings. The museum explained that staging a fairy tale in this format would allow the public to touch the everyday life and folklore and to feel like characters and creators of the story. 

Items of Russian life, puppets and decorations made by the Mikhailovskoe craft center according to ancient technologies will help the audience to immerse themselves in the fairy tale. 

On the evening of March 28, Pushkin Village folklore group will perform the Russian Folk Games program. Viewers will get to Russian village and play folk games that were popular in the village in the 19th century with actors. They will also learn how to dance the Cossack with harmonica. 

Pushkin Village is bringing museum staff together for 10 years. The team performs folk songs, including ones that Pushkin recorded in Mikhailovskoe himself.

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