Winter and snow in Soviet cartoons

While looking for inspiration to consolidate and upgrade my “Winter is the Soul of Russia” travel proposal (now scattered across several places: cheap-moscow.com,  staritsa.info, russian-horse-rides.com etc.) I noticed an exhibition of cartoons and movies dedicated to winter and snow.

Exhibition dates: Dec. 20 to Feb.  10 2013. Location: Solyanka Gallery, Ulitsa Solyanka 1/2, stoyeniye 2, entrance from Ulitsa Zabelina, nearest Metro Kitay-Gorod.  It is by the monument in memory of children who died in the Beslan hostage crisis in September 2004(?) that ended with the Russian military bursting in using tanks and flame rockets.

children_beslan

Gallery’s site: http://solyanka.org/ (Russian only).  Checking the site.. the gallery seems to be largely oriented towards children.

Tel.: (495) 621 5572 and 628 4109.

I’m putting the Solyanka Gallery on the list of places to visited.  You are welcomed to join.  By default Wednesdays is my going out day.


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