17 September 2010, Friday, 14:05

Bashkortostan is preparing itself for Aksakov’s Days

author: Alfia Agliullina

The capital of Bashkortostan is preparing itself for holding the XX international Aksakov’s festival and the main actions, dated to this event, will be held on September 24, 25 and 26 in Ufa, in Belebeevsky, Karmaskalinsky and Ufimsky regions.

Large delegations fr om other Russian regions and abroad expected to arrive in Ufa to join the festival this year, the Ministry of culture RB reports.

Thus, on September 24 two exhibitions will be opened in the Memorial House-Museum of Sergey Aksakov: “Ufa in Aksakov’s times”, devoted to the 145th anniversary of Ufa province and “The drawing-room of Olga Grigorievna Aksakova”. Same day the exhibition of the restored colored photos (1910) of the “Tsar’s photographer” Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, named “The Aksakov’s Motherland” will start working in “AF Bank”.

The concert of the children’s creative collectives will take place on Friday in the village Kasimovo, in the former estate of Sergey Aksakov’s grandfather. The Aksakov’s gymnasium N11 will also join the festival. The Aksakov’s lesson will be conducted there. The traditional children’s festival “Visiting the house –keeper Pelageya” will take place in the Garden by S.T. Aksakov.

The annual student’s Aksakov’s ball will take place in the evening, September 24, at the Bashkir State Theater of opera and ballet and the presentation ceremony of the Literary Award by Sergey Aksakov will take place there too. After the end of the ceremony the show of the Masters of Arts RB “The Masterpieces of Russian Classics” will begin here.

The celebrities in the Aksakov’s historical-cultural center “NADEJDINO” will continue the Aksakov’s Days in Ufa, as well as in the town of Belebey, in Karmaskalinsky region and in the village Zubovo, Ufimsky region RB.

Thus, the folklore festival “The Blessed Land” will take place in Belebeevsky region on September 25. The participants of the festival will visit the sanatorium by Sergey Aksakov to put flowers on the grave of the sanatorium’s founder. The Aksakov’s festival “The Bells of Hope” will take place in the town of Belebey on September 25.

The folklore festival will take place in the village Zubovo on Saturday, September 26.

The festive day, September 26, will be over in the Memorial House-Museum by S.T. Aksakov, wh ere the evening party “The festival’s guests visiting Sergey Aksakov” is to take place.