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The online program was prepared by historians, artists, philologists, tour guides and trainers who collaborate with city parks. Everyone will be able to choose activities to their liking.

You can visit the settlement of the ancient Dyakovites, see the Lilac Garden and understand how difficult it is for foreigners studying Russian at the online classes in Moscow parks. The program includes lectures, excursions and master classes. They will be published on the parks’ pages on social networks from 23 to 29 November.

A video lecture from the cycle “The Great Naval Commanders of Russia” was prepared at the Severnoye Tushino Museum and Park Complex. The hero was Admiral Dmitry Senyavin, who commanded the Baltic Fleet. He led the second Archipelago expedition and defeated the Turks in the Dardanelles and Athos naval battles. The lecture will be delivered by Stanislav Bogomolov, a researcher at the Museum of the History of the Navy. The video will be published on park page on the Vkontakte social network on November 24 at 18:00.

You can continue the study of history at online classes at the school of the young archaeologist Babushkinsky Park. On November 25 at 17:00, the audience will learn about the mysterious Dyakovites. Children will be told where the representatives of this ancient culture lived, where they disappeared and what heritage they left. The lecture will be held on the Zoom platform, you need pre-entry…

Another useful event for children is organized by the Khodynskoe Pole park. On November 23 at 12:00, they are invited to an online lesson in capoeira, the Brazilian national martial art. The training will show swing circular and classic circular strikes. You can strengthen your skills in group sessions on the Zoom platform on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children aged five to seven are engaged at 16:00. Workouts for children over eight start at 17:00.

You are invited to get acquainted with the history of one of the most picturesque corners of Sokolniki Park – the Lilac Garden on November 24 at 14:00. The garden was founded in 1958 by the Komsomol members of the Sokolniki district, although some lilac bushes were planted here even before the Great Patriotic War. During this time, the garden experienced several periods of great popularity, and sometimes it was completely forgotten. Viewers will find out what it was connected with. The video tour will be published on the pages of the park in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and Instagram.

Those interested in painting and watercolor painting techniques are welcome to attend the master class in Krasnaya Presnya Park. Each participant will write a small winter sketch. It is necessary to prepare a set of watercolors, thin and thick brushes, a simple pencil, an eraser, a liner or gel pen, a glass of water and thick watercolor paper. The broadcast will be held on November 23 at 18:00 on the park’s page in “Instagram”…

Tagansky Park offers to find out why foreigners find Russian very difficult to learn. Live on his page in “Instagram”Lyubov Koroleva, a teacher who has been teaching students from China for several years, will speak. She will tell you what difficulties foreigners face and share interesting stories from her practice. The broadcast will take place on November 25 at 20:00.

The Museum-Estate “Kuskovo” offers to get acquainted with the history of the unique Egyptian service. It was produced at the Sevres Porcelain Manufactory at the beginning of the 19th century by order of Napoleon I. Users will be told why the emperor needed it and why Egyptian motifs were chosen for decoration. The video lecture will be published on YouTube channel of the museumNovember 25 at 15:00.

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Those wishing to learn how to take beautiful and high-quality photographs are waiting for online classes at the photography school of Izmailovsky Park. Participants will be told about the peculiarities of working with digital and film cameras and will be introduced to different genres of photography – portrait, landscape, reportage. Classes will be held on November 23 at 6:00 pm, November 24 at 1:00 pm and November 29 at 8:00 pm on the Zoom platform. To participate you need register…

Despite the restrictions associated with the pandemic, libraries, parks, museums and cultural centers of the capital regularly publish lectures, video tours and master classes for users of all ages on their pages on social networks. Here, viewers can get acquainted with interesting museum exhibits, learn a lot about the history of Russia and take a virtual trip around the city.

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