You can get away from work and everyday life, getting to know the culture and nature of Mordovia. Museums invite to exhibitions and interactive sessions, and the reserve - for walks along ecological paths.
Mordovia Reserve named after Peter Germogenovich Smidovich
Mordovia reserve, which is located in the village of Pushta, Temnikovsky district, invites the most curious tourists to walk the "Path of the Ancestors". The mythological route introduces the legends and tales of the ancient Mordovians. At the beginning of the path - a fabulous meadow. There are wooden sculptures depicting gods, once believed by the Moksha and Erzya peoples.
Further along the route - the habitat of one of the heroines of local mythology Viryava, which translated from Mordovian means "Goddess of the forest". Her hut is a living embodiment of fairy tales. You can continue to admire the winter landscapes of the Temnikovsky district from the observation deck of Lake Bolshaya Valza. To services of tourists and other equally interesting thematic tours and excursions of the reserve for adults and schoolchildren.
Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after Stepan Dmitrievich Erzya
You can see the works of the famous sculptor Stepan Erzya in Saransk. The museum has the largest collection of his works. Products are made of wood, stone and concrete.
As part of the ART-winter program, you can feel the joy of the fun of the cold season. And all this in the museum itself. You don't need to run along Kommunisticheskaya Street in search of snowdrifts. Everything is on the canvases of the "painter of joy" Fedot Sychkov. Here are master classes on making amulets, New Year's souvenir and Christmas card.
A 8 January, the museum invites you to an interactive lesson "Magic Christmas". Guests will learn about Christianity. Here, the main thing, know, how does this rite differ from caroling. However, there will be no secrets. The employees themselves will tell you about everything. The program includes a master class on creating the Star of Bethlehem.
Mordovian State National Drama Theater
they, who did not have time to communicate with Santa Claus before the New Year, will be able to go on a trip to the residence of the Mordovian magician Yaksham Atya at the National Drama Theater. In addition to the main character of winter tales, Snegurochka will be involved in the theatrical action, Saransk Fox symbol and symbol 2021 years according to the Eastern calendar Ox.
Guests will be able to participate in quizzes and read poetry. Acquaintance with Mordovian culture will start almost from the doorway. National ornament was used in the decoration of the hall and in the design of the costumes of fairy-tale characters. Yaksham Atya talks to everyone in Russian, but in his speech you can hear words in Moksha and Erzya languages.
The organizers assure, that meetings with Yaksham Atya will be held in compliance with all preventive measures.
Mordovian Museum of Local Lore named after Ivan Dmitrievich Voronin
Halls of ethnography, archeology and nature museum of local lore are also open to visitors. Here is the most complete collection of exhibits - witnesses of historical events from the life of the ancient Mordovians. For little visitors, who have already managed to get acquainted with the finds of archaeologists, there is a creative workshop. They will be taught to make snowflakes, making appliques depicting the inhabitants of local forests, sculpt ancient animals from polymer clay, they can also take part in the quiz, dedicated to the life of Admiral Feodor Ushakov.
Museum staff publish contests and riddles on the Web.
Author: Irina Pyatina