On the night of May 15 to 16, museums of the Vologda Region will open its doors to visitors in the evening and at night.
The International Museum Day is celebrated worldwide each year on or around 18 May. The traditional role of museums is to collect objects and materials of cultural, religious and historical importance, preserve them, research into them and present them to the public for the purpose of education and enjoyment.
XV International Theatre Festival "Voices of History" will be held in four cities of the Vologda Region - Vologda, Cherepovets, Kirillov and Belozersk on July 1-10. It has long been a hallmark of the Vologda Region, a favourite festival of all theatre-goers.
The Vologda Region has much to offer the discerning visitor. The region has a remarkable place on Russia's tourist map. With a unique cultural and historical heritage, the region, abundant with architectural monuments and arts, has great tourism potential.
A year ago an Interregional Folklore Festival "The Village - the Soul of Russia" received the status of Russian festival.
Night of Museums is an international event which annually is celebrated in Europe and America and dedicated to International Museum Day. Usually on this night, local cultural institutions stay open extra-late to celebrate culture, science, and education. Museums show visitors the behind-the-scenes action and display one-off exhibitions and performances.
The 9th of May is a special day for all Russian people. This day unites all Russians with a memory of heroic deed of our grandfathers.
The festival is aimed at popularization of folk arts and handicrafts. It will be arranged with an active backing of the Vologda City Administration and a Handicrafts Centre “Reznoi Palisad (Carved Fence)”.
In Russia, May 1 is celebrated as the Day of Spring and Labour. It remains one of the most favourite holidays in our country, the holiday of the working man.
This year sees the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. A meeting of the local government officials devoted to celebration of the 76th anniversary since victory in the Great Patriotic War was held in Vologda.