Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Belozersk Celebrates Its 1050th Anniversary
24.08.2012 11:15
Belozersk Celebrates Its 1050th Anniversary

The first time the town of Belozersk had ever been mentioned was in the Russian Primary Chronicle (Povest' Vremennykh Let) under the year 862: back then it was the town of Beloozero located on the northern shore of the White Lake, in modern-day Vologda Region. The toponym "Belozersk" or "Beloozero" is fully eponymous with the Russian for "White Lake". The town celebrated its first 1050th anniversary in 1912, however recent archaeological research has knocked off a hundred years, thus making the town a 1050-year-old again.

      The main celebrations are taking place on August 24 in the Trading Square where the visitors will see the opening of the Russian Hanseic Days. The day after, Saturday, August 25, the inter-regional fair "The City of Tradesmen" will open for the visitors. More events will take place at the Belozersky Val (the remains of the ancient settlement), at the Embankment, the Kremlin, the boulevard and the beach. Two more festivals are ready to welcome guests, "Beloozero" arts festival and "The Bylinas of Beloozero" inter-regional festival of military and historical reconstruction.


      

 


      

 


      

 


      

Sources: http://www.travel.ru 

Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Russian regions Belozerks Russian history   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Summer Yacht Season Opens In Sochi
26.04.2017
New Year Celebrations In Cheboksary
28.12.2017
Single Ticket to the Sokolniki Park
11.11.2017
Kultuk Is 370
27.06.2017
A Three-meter Telescope Will Appear In Moscow City
22.09.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Treasures  Russian business  PayPal  Fyodor Bondarchuk  Nikolay Feofilaktov  Russian Cinema  Russian tourism  Gifts Expo  Tretyakov Gallery  Russian media  Photography  Festivals in Moscow  Stepan Yaremich  Makhmudov Djemal  Lipetsk   Archeology  Boris Yefimov  environment  Transportation  Medicinces  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Mammoths  Contemporary Arts  NOVATEK  Monuments in Danger  Russian society  Promo Industry  Leo Tolstoy  Moscow  Irkutsk  Graffiti  shared office space  Exhibitions in Moscow  Sasha Chorny  Meteorites  Russian oligarchs  Archaeology  Sergey Magnitsky  Andrei Sakharov  Russian laws  Roskomnadzor  Russian reforms  Aeroflot  Yakutia  Elbrus  Russian history  Dmitry Khvorostovsky   Painting  transport  Russian Literature 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites