MIL-OSI Russia: Presentation of the magazine and public talk: how Pushkin Day will be celebrated at the festival “Summer in Moscow. Everyone go outside!

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Source: Moscow Government – Moscow Government –

Festival venues “Summer in Moscow. Everyone go outside! invite guests to celebrate Pushkin Day. On June 6, residents and guests of the capital will be presented with a new issue of the Moscow Heritage magazine, and its editor-in-chief Philip Smirnov will talk about the history of the Basmanny District.

Magazine about Pushkin’s Moscow

In Gorky Park, on the stage near the People’s Observatory at 12:00, a presentation of the next issue of the Moscow Heritage magazine will take place. The event, like the issue itself, is timed to coincide with the 225th anniversary of the birth of the classic of Russian literature. Readers will be able to get to know Pushkin’s Moscow better and learn more from the poet’s biography.

“In 2024, the Moscow Heritage magazine continues to delight readers with meaningful and relevant materials on the topics of preserving cultural heritage sites and certain aspects of the history of the Russian capital. The first issue of this year is dedicated to the founder of the modern Russian literary language, “the sun of Russian poetry,” as the literary critic Vissarion Belinsky called him, Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin. Each of us is familiar with his literary heritage from an early age, but few people think that today we walk along the same streets as he once did. In the capital, many places and buildings associated with the life and work of the poet have been preserved. I am sure that the new issue will allow everyone to get to know the great classic from a new side,” said the head of the Moscow City Heritage

Alexey Emelyanov.

The presentation will be conducted by the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Heritage magazine, local historian and radio host Philip Smirnov. He will talk about the traditions associated with the celebration of Pushkin’s anniversaries and reveal little-known facts about the poet’s biography. We will also talk about the history of the monument on Pushkin Square. To participate in the event you must register link.

The circulation of the Moscow Heritage magazine is eight thousand copies. Anyone can pick up the publication for free at distribution points – a list of addresses is published on the last page of each issue. You can download it for free on the website of the capital’s Department of Cultural Heritage. electronic version of the magazine. The new issue was prepared with the assistance of the State Historical and Literary Museum-Reserve A.S. Pushkin.

Basmanny district in the life of a classic

On the same day, in Gorka Park, Philip Smirnov will talk about the history of the Basmanny District – the place where Alexander Pushkin was born. Participants in the public talk “Pushkinsky Basmanny” will learn which attractions on Ivanovskaya Gorka are associated with the biography of the poet and the history of his family, what events took place in the Basmanny district and how they affected creativity, as well as works in which the district is mentioned. In addition, Philip Smirnov will talk about the most significant exhibition halls and museums associated with the name of Alexander Pushkin.

“We study our city as if we met someone, we cannot love what we don’t know, so every such event, every walk makes us fall in love with Moscow,” noted Philip Smirnov.

The public talk will take place in the amphitheater of Gorka Park (Bolshoi Spasoglinishchevsky Lane, building 3, building 5). Starts at 16:00, admission is free.

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