International Students Visited Museum Preserve «Tarkhany»

15 october 2019 

October 10, «Active Core Group School for International and Russian Students of PenzGTU» visited museum preserve «Tarkhany». 44 technological university students, whose projects passed the social contest during the «Interethnic Dialogue» event participated in the museum tour.

«In the tour programme we tried to include their visit to the main museum copmplex as well as to peasant and servants' halls,-says Ksenia Lyagina, resource specialist of FISE, so that our foreign students could get acquainted with the history of life and cultural traditions of the Russian province." The students took part in the "Tarkhany wedding"folk festival. The Museum staff presented a theatrical costumed staging of a wedding in a peasant Tarkhany family of the 18th-19th century with all the folk traditions, songs and dances.

This tour left a great impression about Russian culture, traditions and history. The students were fascinated by the nature of the Russian estate, listened attentively to the guide, asked questions. The trip undoubtedly became a motivator for them to study our country with even greater interest and try to understand it more deeply.

The students also expressed a desire to acquaint Russian students with cultural traditions and folk festivals of their native countries.

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