Events in honor of 100 years since the founding of Murmansk

murmanskIf you happen to be in Murmansk in the beginning of October, while the city is celebrating 100 years since its founding in 1916, there is no shortage of things to see. Many of them can be enjoyed without any knowledge of Russian. Here is the summary of main events to keep you entertained:

Sept. 28, Oct. 5 2016 at 7pm
Documentary films on Murmansk
Severnoye Siyaniye movie theatre, Lenina 32

Sept. 8 to Dec. 15, 11am-6pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun
Exhibition in honor of 100 year anniversary
Murmansk Local History Museum, Lenina 90

Sept. 8 to Oct. 10
Exhibition of models by Murmansk children
Azimut Hotel, Lenina 82

Oct. 1 5pm, Oct. 9 5pm, Oct. 10 7pm, Oct. 15 5pm, Oct. 22 5pm
Classical Music Festival
House of Culture of Sailors, Cheluskintsev 3/1

Sept. 29 7pm
Mariinsky Theatre from St. Petersburg performing in Murmansk
Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture and Folk Art
ul. Pushkinskaya 3

Oct. 1 5pm
Hockey game, Murmansk vs. combined team of Barents region countries
Palace of Sports, ul. Cheluskintsev 2a

Oct. 1-5
Photo exhibition
Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture and Folk Art
ul. Pushkinskaya 3

Oct. 2, 3pm
Theatrical concert in honor of 100 years of Murmansk
Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture and Folk Art
ul. Pushkinskaya 3

Oct. 6-9
Conference of northern cities
Hotel Azimut, Lenina 82

Oct. 7-9
Chess festival
Chess Club, ul. Knipovicha 23a

Oct. 7, 5:30pm
Premier of the Road to Arctica film
Murmansk Movie Company, ul. Polarnye Zori 51/33

Oct. 8 10am
Open pool tournament
Pool club “Bristol”, ul. Lenina 52

Oct. 8, all day
The celebration itself, starting with a mass run and open-water swim in the Semenovskoye lake, reconstruction of events of 100 years ago, ending with a concert and fireworks.
Most activities will take place along ul. Lenina and 5-Corners Square.

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