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The Museum will remember the feat of soldiers ‘ mothers during the great Patriotic war, who worked in the rear and expect their sons to the front.

The Museum of Victory on Poklonnaya hill has prepared a special program for mother’s Day. 24 November, there will be free tours of the exhibition, film screening and concert. The entrance to the Museum is free for all moms with children up to 18 years.

A detailed schedule of holiday events can be found on the website Museum Of Victory.

“On this day in the Museum of Victory will remember the feat of soldiers’ mothers, who worked in the rear during the war years and waited for word of their sons from the front. On the excursions the guests of the Museum will also tell of the defenders of besieged Leningrad, known for the partisans and nurses. Tours will be held of the exhibition “the Feat of the army” and diorama set”, — told in the press service of the Museum.

The tour will begin at 12:00 and 16:00. To take part in them will be able to attend. The pick — up spot at the tour Desk on the ground floor.

At 14:00 in the Hall of the generals will host the concert. Young artists children’s musical theatre “Domisolka” will perform songs dedicated to mothers and war. In addition, from 14:00 to 17:00 in the Hall of fame will host a master class in drawing. Serves to depict a bouquet of flowers. Children will be able to give the drawings to their mothers. Easels, paper, brushes and watercolors will be given on the spot.

At 18:00 in the cinema “Konev” can be viewed on the big screen the classics of Soviet cinema — feature film “ballad of a soldier” (1959) directed by Grigoriy Chukhray. The main character of the film, a young soldier Alyosha Skvortsov, goes on a short vacation to see my mom. After meeting with her, the private promised to return from the front, but to fulfill a promise he couldn’t. The woman continued to come on the road, where once accompanied his son to war. The film received many awards and was even nominated for an Oscar in 1962 for best original screenplay. The entrance to the session for visitors is free.

In order to go to the Museum of Victory on Poklonnaya hill 24 Nov free, mothers need to provide your passport and birth certificate of the child. You can also show the certificate of a large family.

For the convenience of visitors from the main Museum building to the metro station “Victory Park” on this day every half hour from 10:00 to 20:30 will go free buses.

In Russia mother’s Day is celebrated since 1998 on the last Sunday of November. On this day, Moscow hosts many special events. For example, in museums organize exhibition devoted to motherhood, in parks hold master classes on making gifts, and in cinemas showing films about mothers.

The Museum of Victory is part of the memorial complex on Poklonnaya hill. It contains about 300 thousand exhibits, related to the Second world war. In the open air Museum features nearly 400 samples of military equipment and weapons during the great Patriotic war and the second half of the twentieth century.

The Museum complex includes the main exhibition, diorama complex, Hall of memory and sorrow, the Hall of historical truth, Hall of generals, Hall of fame, three-dimensional artistic-historical panorama “Battle for Berlin. Feat of standard-bearers”, an art gallery and four of the cinema.

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