Sretensky monastery choir will perform in Chersonesus Tavrichesky on the Day of baptism of Rus

© RIA Novosti / Mikhail Microsensor of St. Vladimir on the territory of the national preserve of Tauric ChersonesosSretensky monastery choir will perform in Chersonesus Tavrichesky on the Day of baptism of Rus© RIA Novosti / Mikhail Mokrushin

Festive concert with the participation of the choir of the Sretensky monastery will be held on the Day of the baptism of Rus, on July 28, the Museum-reserve «Chersonese» will be the beginning of a large-scale festival in its territory, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Foundation «My story».

«Concert on the occasion of the 1030-th anniversary of the baptism of Russia opens a vast program of the festival, whose main task is the large-scale transformation of the Museum in Chersonesos and promotion of the stored heritage Museum with the support of the Foundation «My story». The main part of the festival will be held in September this year. Provided for project work on the improvement and development of the Museum include the complex of measures on creation and updating of entrances of the Museum, recreation of visitors, accommodation of modern navigation facilities, educational spaces, light and multimedia equipment in the area over 20 thousand square meters», — noted in press service.

Sretensky monastery choir, which performs not only spiritual songs, ancient and modern Russian folk and Cossack songs and songs on music of modern authors, will take place on a specially designed stage. The concert will begin July 28 at 20.30.

The organizers of the festival are the State historical-archaeological Museum-reserve «Chersonese» and the Foundation for support of the Humanities, «My history» supported by the Patriarchal Council for culture. With his participation, together with the administration of the President of the Russian Federation, a project for the creation of historical parks in the country’s regions, «Russia — my story».

Now «Russia — my story» are the four major interactive exhibition covering the entire history, «Rurik 862-1598», «the Romanovs, 1613-1917, From great upheaval to a great Victory 1917-1945» and «Russia — my story 1945-2016». Appearing for the first time in 2013 at the Moscow Manege, parks-exhibitions and «went» in the regions: only in 2018 was opened 16 such exposures, from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to St. Petersburg. In total, historical parks since the establishment was visited by over 4 million people.