Ministry of natural resources of the Russian federation

       Polistovsky National Nature Reserve

 
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August 22 - Festive program "My Village" in the village of Gogolevo

Festive program "My Village" in the village of Gogolevo

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

On the 20th of August, the feast "My Village" was held in Gogolevo. It was organized by the Polistovsky Reserve together with the village House of Culture. Games, a concert, rewarding the most active residents were held within the framework of the event.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

More than 60 people took part in the feast: the residents of Gogolevo - adults and children, employees of the Reserve and guests from Loknya settlement. Together they tried to revive the traditional village festivities, which bring together all residents, where a unique local flavor is preserved, and the older generation can share knowledge, skills and cultural traditions with the youth.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

The holiday began on the site near Polistovsky Reserve cordon: master classes from local craftsmen on weaving from vines and making dolls were held, as well as a cognitive eco-site. Participants were able to learn something new about their native nature or recall forgotten crafts and try their hand at making traditional souvenirs.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

The event continued with a festive concert, which was attended by actors from Loknya Cultural and Leisure Center. Performances alternated with folk games and riddles, contest of chastushki was especially funny and bright.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

The head of Loknya district, Nina Stepanova, greeted and congratulated the holiday within the solemn part of the meeting. Also the most active villagers who together with Polistovsky Reserve equipped a museum of village lifestyle of the twentieth century were rewarded. They collected artifacts, which were recently a part of everyday life of almost every resident of Gogolevo and surrounding settlements.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

During the day, everyone were invited to a tour of the museum; and at the end of the event they tasted tea and pies at the general festive table.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

It is planned to hold the feast again in the following years, and the newly opened museum should become a platform for communication among the villagers. Here, children and adults can gather together, communicate, get acquainted with the cultural traditions of the village, exchange experience and knowledge. Such joint gatherings and holidays are the simplest and most effective way not to lose the history of this area, to recall forgotten skills and to preserve the unique atmosphere of the village.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

The administration of Polistovsky Reserve hopes that Gogolevo residents will continue to participate in the museum development: they will share knowledge about the use of all the collected artifacts, teach the basics of traditional crafts to a younger generation, and later they will be able to conduct master classes for Polistovsky Reserve guests.

праздник в деревне Гоголево, Полистовский заповедник

It is planned to hold the feast again in the following years, and the newly opened museum should become a platform for communication among the villagers. Here, children and adults can gather together, communicate, get acquainted with the cultural traditions of the village, exchange experience and knowledge. Such joint gatherings and holidays are the simplest and most effective way not to lose the history of this area, to recall forgotten skills and to preserve the unique atmosphere of the village.

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