Festival of the "Invincible and Legendary" will be held in Chelyabinsk

The center of historical and cultural heritage WITH the support of the Department of culture holds the festival "invincible and legendary", dedicated to the day of Defender of the Fatherland and the 30th anniversary of the withdrawal of Soviet troops from the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.

In 2019, it is 30 years since the last column of Soviet soldiers of the 40th combined Arms Army of the USSR left the territory of Afghanistan. This event marked the end of the Afghan war for the Soviet Union, which lasted almost ten years.

Through war more than 500 thousand people. More than 14 thousand were killed or missing. For courage and heroism more than 200 thousand soldiers were awarded orders and medals (11 thousand were awarded posthumously), 86 people were awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union (28 posthumously).

The festival will include:

1. Remote quiz "everyone has their own fight", which will be held from 4 to 18 February. Everyone can take part, both independently and in the team, having previously sent the application to the e-mail address: kvest74@inbox.ru on February 11, each of the participants will receive a package of tasks by e-mail, the answers to which will need to be sent before February 18. The results of the quiz will be announced on February 22.

2. The Museum of memory of soldiers-internationalists invites everyone from 4 to 23 February on a tour of the exhibition dedicated to the Afghan war 1979-1989. to visit the exhibition you need to pre-register by phone: 256-07-58, the Museum is located at the address Dzerzhinsky street, 102 (stop "Aurora").

3. From 4 to 22 February will be held competition "invincible and legendary", to participate in which students are invited to grades 8-11 secondary schools.
The competition will be held in two rounds: correspondence – from 11 to 17 February quiz on the theme of "Afghan war 1979-1989", the summing up of which, the winners will be invited to face-to-face tour from 18 to 22 February – quest in the Museum of memory of soldiers-internationalists.

To participate in the competition from 4 to 10 February, you will need to team up to 5 people and apply by e-mail: kvest74@inbox.ru on February 11, each team will receive a package of tasks to personal e-mail, the answers to which will need to be sent before February 18. The results of the quiz will be announced on February 22.

More information: MBUK "center of historical and cultural heritage of Chelyabinsk", Kommuny str., 69. Phone +7 (351) 220-06-53, www.cikn.ru, vk.com/histchelly