Reenactors will repeat the route made in 1799 across the Alps

12.09.2019

Reenactors will repeat the route made in 1799 across the Alps

"The Secret Life of Tin Soldiers"
and the reenactors trip to the Swiss Alps

September 17 at 13.00 Suvorov Museum opens "The Secret Life of Tin Soldiers" exhibition and sees off the participants of the international public movement "Suvorov-220" to Switzerland.

The plot of the exhibition is devoted to the process of creating the largest diorama in Europe (6.20 x 2.70 meters), which can now be seen in the "Tin Soldier Museum". You will see the pictures of St. Petersburg photographer Nikolai Shchegolev and materials, tools and drawings by the engraver Vladimir Nuzhdin, the author of tin figures. Also there will be unique stone forms in which soldiers were created for the diorama.

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The great journey of the reenactors to Switzerland will begin with the ceremonial troop formation at the Suvorov Museum. The participants of «Suvorov-220» movement intend to repeat the legendary route of the Russian soldiers, which was completed in 1799 under the command of Alexander Suvorov, in two weeks. The Swiss side is already preparing for the meeting. But the first parting words will sound in the museum, which supports this project from the very beginning.

The opening celebration needs prior registration via email putinpavel@gmail.com.

Meeting point: Suvorov Museum, Kirochnaya ulitsa, 43

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