Meeting with nature: Pleshcheevo Lake. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
Published time: 13 Apr, 2007 20:00 Edited time: 14 Apr, 2007 00:00
Meeting with nature: Pleshcheevo Lake (01.30, 09.30, 17.30)
The National park, Pleshcheevo Lake, which is situated in Yaroslavl region, is an area particularly rich with flora and fauna. The wide variety of wild animals, birds and fish live in harmony on the national park's territory. The lake itself has existed by about 30,000 years and witnessed significant historical events. But the most important feature of the place is the community that preserves and revives this natural and historical complex. Meet the people, who care about their surroundings, in the Meeting with Nature: Pleshcheevo Lake documentary.
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts (05.30, 13.30, 21.30)
The solemn ceremony of laying of stone at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts took place in 1898, in the presence of the Emperor Nikolas II and members of the royal family. The Museum's history is marked by periods of almost total destruction during World War II and marvelous rebirth after the War. Now the museum has a collection of masterpieces that can compete with the Prado, the Louvre or the London National gallery. And it prospers by through the energy of one woman who devoted her life to keeping and enriching its exposition. Get closer to the museum's great history and present day life in documentary.