The exhibition "Orthodox Russia. The Romanovs. My Story" opens in Tyumen on June 21st, the third Russian venue after Moscow and St. Petersburg
The multimedia exhibition, "Orthodox Russia. The Romanovs. My Story" will be held in Tyumen from June 21 to July 6, 2014. Founded in 1586, Tyumen was the first Russian settlement in Siberia. On 1 August 1917, Emperor Nicholas II and his family boarded the steamer “Rus” at Tyumen and sailed up the Tura river to their exile which began at Tobolsk and ended in Ekaterinburg the following year.
The exhibition features 300 multimedia carriers, including touch screens, 50-inch plasmas, tablet computers with interactive quizzes and cognitive applications designed specifically for this unique exhibit. A series of short documentaries highlight the main milestones and achievements of the Romanovs in the history of the Russian state.
The exhibit which is dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the legendary Romanov dynasty was previously held in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The duration of the exhibition in both capitals, lasted a little over 35 days, the exhibition was visited by about 460,000 people, with record attendance of 19,500 per day in St. Petersburg.
The exhibition "Orthodox Russia. The Romanovs. My Story" is established under the auspices of the Patriarchal Council for Culture and organized by the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Culture, and the Government of the Tyumen region.
The exhibition will be open daily from 10-00 - 20-00, at the main exhibition center located at the Tyumen Fair. Admission is free.
© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia