The Krasnoye selo (Red Village) to host events dedicated to the Day of lifting the blockade of Leningrad.
January 27, 2017, at the National-cultural home “Luch-Nur” solemn ceremonies will be held dedicated to the 74th anniversary of breaking the siege of Leningrad and the 73rd Anniversary of the liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi blockade in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War years . The event is organized by the National Cultural House “Luch-Nur” together with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Tatarstan in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.
The program includes musical-literary evening “The war has no nationality. No one created for war “. The event involves: members of public organization “Residents of besieged Leningrad “, the song club “Vysota”, the creative center” Peisli “, writer and journalist Rahim Telyashev, ensemble” Nur “, poets Olga Vior and Alexei Nosov, and, of course, poems and songs about the blockade war will sound.
Many of Leningraders during the war were evacuated together with industry to Kazan. According to the Tatarstan Book of Memory about 17 thousand residents of the republic died, defending Leningrad, of which about 5000 were buried in the cemetery Piskarevskoe. 161 Tatars received the high title of Hero of the Soviet Union
The siege of Leningrad, which began September 8, 1941, lasted almost 900 days. The only way ─ «Road of Life”, which was delivering food to the city was laid on the ice of the Lake Ladoga. The blockade was broken through on January 18, 1943, but until its complete removal ─ January 27, 1944 ─ Leningrad had to wait another whole year. During the years of the siege according to various estimates, from 400 thousand to 1.5 million perished. So, at the Nuremberg trials figured the number of 632 thousand people. Only 3% of them were killed by bombing and shelling, and the rest died of starvation.
January 27, 2017
Beginning at 17. 00 pm
National Cultural House “Luch-Nur”
Krasnoye selo, Lenina ave., 103
We invite all who wish to commemorate and pay tribute to the defenders of our country.
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Tatarstan in St. Petersburg and Leningrad obalst