News from Municipalities
The ancient northern city of Veliky Ustyug celebrates its 870th anniversary.
Veliky Ustyug, located in the Vologda Oblast, Russia’s North-West, turns 870 years old. The celebration of the 870th anniversary of its founding began on July 20th. The program included numerous events.
The opening of the exhibition on the results of the XI All-Russian Plein Air dedicated to the city's 870th anniversary, as well as the exhibition "Veliky Ustyug through the eyes of artists" that presents works of artists inspired by this beautiful city is timed to the festive date.
The main jubilee events which included a rally, a solemn procession, a music program, military-historical reconstructions, and a festival "Family of Russia" were held on July 22 and 23.
Arts and crafts fair dedicated to the Saint Prokopy the Pious was part of the memorial day events dedicated to the righteous Russian Saint.