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Global action dedicated to the Pushkinbirthdaylaunched online


Photo: Nikolai Ge. Pushkin in Mikhailovskoe Village (1875)

National Pushkin Museum invites all poetry geeks to celebrate Alexander Pushkin's 220th birthday anniversary. #HappyBirthdayPushkin220 flashmob is launched.

Social networks users are invited to record video or make a picture with congratulation and publish at their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or VK pages. The post has to be accompanied with hashtags and National Pushkin Museum link. Photo and video can be forwarded to themuseum's mail.

The action to last until June, 1.

According to organisers, the action is going on for the third year now. The goal was to make Pushkin not just a part of the school program but something much more personal, that each of us feel engaged with the Pushkin's genius.

The museum workers are sure, that internet will make this action more ambitious by consolidating messages from all parts of the world.

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