Today in St. Petersburg, at the State Memorial Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad, a ceremony will be held for the transfer of a painting donated to the city by a resident of Turkmenistan, formerly a siege of Leningrad, according to forsmi.ru.
A Turkmen creative team will perform at the event, the program of which will include the performance of national music and poems about the Great Patriotic War.
The ceremony of transferring the picture will be attended by: Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg Yevgeniy Grigoriev, President of the “Vozrozhdenie” company Igor Bukato, Director of the
Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad Elena Lezik, Head of the Turkmen Culture Society in St. Petersburg “Mekan” Nurgeldi Seyidov.
It should be reminded that from May 22 to May 28 this year, a working visit of the delegation of St.Petersburg under the leadership of the Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of St.Petersburg Yevgeny Grigoriev took place in Ashgabat. As part of the meeting with the citizens of Turkmenistan, former residents of the besieged Leningrad, the delegation of St. Petersburg was presented with a painting depicting the times of the siege of Leningrad.
Earlier we reported that the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg is expanding its cooperation with Turkmenistan.