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Vistino Village

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Kingisepp District

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Art festivals
ARTS FESTIVALS, festivals of achievements in different kinds of art. As a rule, they are regularly held in most towns and some villages of the Leningrad Oblast. Since 1980 one of the oldest oblast festivals “Teatralnaya Vesna” (“Theatre Spring”)... more

Flklore centres
FOLKLORE CENTRES. The program of culture development in the Leningrad Oblast is worked out taking into account multiethnic population and it stimulates creation of conditions for revival, preservation and development of native population’s national... more

Holiday culture of the Leningard Oblast
THE LENINGRAD OBLAST CULTURE OF FESTIVITIES. Festivity is an impressive demonstration of national culture and has deep personal and social sense. The Leningrad Oblast Government worked out a special-purpose program of festivity arrangement.... more

Izhora festival
IZHORA HOLIDAY, folk festival. The aim of the festival is to revive the culture of the Izhora. First it was held in June 2004 in Vistino Vilage on the base of Izhora Folk Museum. In 2005 Izhora Holiday was celebrated on the Day of Fisherman (the... more

Izhora (Izhora men)
Izhora (Izhoras, the own native name is Izurit) is an ethnic community. Their language is related to the Baltic-Finnic subgroup of the Finno-Ugric branch of the Uralic language family. Accorging to the most widespread version the Izhora separated... more

Izhora Popular Museum, the
The Izhora Popular Museum. It was founded in the village of Vistino (the Kingisepp district) on October 1, 1993 at the building of the former primary school and with the help of the fishing kolkhoz "Baltika". Now the museum is under the culture... more

Vistino, village
VISTINO, a village in Kingisepp District. Population: 909.It is known from the 17th century. It is located on the western coast of the Soikino Peninsula, the area of the most compact population of the Izhora, whose history and culture is related to... more