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and tourism of the Moscow region
From May 7 to 9, the Russky Island in Serpukhov will host festive events “We Appreciate. Remember. Thank you.” They are organized by the Boxing Federation of Russia and the government of the Moscow Region.
Guests will be able to visit exhibitions of weapons, military and fire equipment from the times of the Great Patriotic War, see historical reconstructions of the Scout School or the Young Soldier Course. Moreover, visitors will have the opportunity to experience the recreated wartime life and even become participants in the battles in the form of Soviet soldiers.
Also at the festival it will be possible to visit the playgrounds and interactive areas of the tent city, the immersive theater “Red Army Headquarters”.
Among the invited guests are veterans of the Great Patriotic War, members of veteran organizations and organizations of families of servicemen who died in the line of military duty, as well as cultural and art figures.
Musical accompaniment will be provided by a Cossack group, a military brass band, dance groups and vocal ensembles. In addition, on the evening of May 9, a big festive concert is expected with the participation of Russian pop stars and fireworks.
The venues will operate on May 7-8 from 11:00 to 19:00, on Victory Day – from 11:00 to 22:30. Entrance is free for everyone. Detailed information and online registration for guests of the holiday at the official website.
It will be possible to get to the venue of the event by special buses, which will run on May 7 and 8 from 10.00 to 21.00, and on May 9 until 23:30 from the Serpukhov railway station to the Russky stop.
“Victory Day is a special holiday for every citizen of our country. This is a sacred date in Russian history. This is a whole era that divided the life of our grandfathers and great-grandfathers into before and after. And today it is our duty to carefully preserve and pass on to our children the memory of the great feat of the people. We should be proud of our country, its past victories, without which the future is impossible,” said Elena Kharlamova, Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Moscow Region.