The State Memorial and Natural Preserve "Museum-estate of Leo Tolstoy "Yasnaya Polyana"
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Representatives of the Lu Xun Cultural Foundation Visited Yasnaya Polyana


On May 27, 2015, representatives of the Lu Xun Cultural Foundation and Museum visited Yasnaya Polyana. Lu Xun was a Chinese writer who was a founder of modern Chinese literature. During the visit, the guests were shown the Tolstoy House by head of the Academic Research Department Galina Alexeeva and took part in a round-table on our further cooperation. Museum director Ekaterina Tolstaya and heads of the Foundation exchanged cordial speeches. 

Whitsunday Celebration at Yasnaya Polyana
_04On May 31, 2015 at 12:00, a celebration of Whitsunday will take place at the Yasnaya Polyana Estate.  

A traditional Whitsunday ceremony will be held for our guests. Everybody will have a chance to make a wreath, tie a ribbon to a birch branch, and taste a Whitsun cake. 

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Yasnaya Polyana Museum Invites Children to the Festival
Page1On May 30, 2015 at 12:00, you are welcome to the "Colours of Childhood" Festival, dedicated to the International Children's Day, at the Yasnaya Polyana Gallery. You will be offered workshops, a show of clowns and facilitators, and face-painting. 

Admission is free.

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Concert for Children at the Yasnaya Polyana Cultural Center


Children and their parents are invited on June 2, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to the Yasnaya Polyana Cultural Center for the celebration “Childhood –It’s You and Me.” Our young guests will have games, competitions, an exhibition of children’s drawings, and the play “Winnie the Pooh” and a festive concert by the Cultural Center’s studio and the “Elegy” dance theater.

Length of the event – 2 hours.

Admission is free.

Yasnaya Polyana Receives the Government of Russia Prize for Tourism

The Yasnaya Polyana Museum was awarded the prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of tourism for 2014. Vladimir Medinsky, the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, congratulated museum director Ekaterina Tolstaya on the award by telegram. He emphasized the role of the estate-museum in the development of domestic tourism. “Your achievements, experience, and professionalism serve the noble task of preserving and developing domestic tourism in our country,” the telegram notes.

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