A new city cultural centre opened in Kargopol

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. A new city cultural centre opened in Kargopol; the project was implemented thanks to the participation of the Arkhangelsk region in the Federal program of construction of cultural facilities in small towns, the press service of the Governor and government of the region.

Square cultural center is 1440 square feet. There is an auditorium with 320 seats, several rehearsal rooms, showers. For people with limited mobility, the building has an Elevator. In the cinema to have a place to put a wheelchair.

The building of the former house of culture in Kargopol was built in the XIX century.

Today the centre employs 14 club associations: folklore ensemble «Olonets province», vocal group «Good mood», dance group «grace», men’s choir, the folk theater. In plans — to create art and theatre for children. Expected to engage in the center will be able to order thousands of people.

«What in Kargopol there is such an object, is a significant event. It is clear that the soul of the center will be people who will be here to create. We are opening a window of opportunity for all who associate their future with the territory. Thus set a high quality standard of services» — quoted the press service of the Governor of Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.

The head of region has added that the region plans to continue the construction of such facilities with the support of the Federal center. The following cultural centre soon to be built in the village of Il’insko-Podomskoe, Vilegodsky district. The next step — the house of culture in the village of Pinega.