In the Novgorod and Pskov regions started shooting a new, together with the Federal Agency for tourism and the Patriarchal Council for culture of the project “Relics of Russia”. The program on TV channel “Spas” will be shown in September, reports the Synodal Department for Church relations with society and the media. Leading Anton and Victoria Makarska will introduce viewers to the Orthodox shrines, as well as advice on organization of tourist and pilgrimages.
Recently started shooting the first season of the TV show “Shrines of Russia” that will introduce viewers of the TV channel with the unique monuments of the religious history of Russia, objects of the spiritual heritage, tourist and pilgrimage routes in several regions of Russia.
The film crew has already visited Veliky Novgorod, where they visited the Novgorod Kremlin and Yuriev monastery, as well as at the regional sites of cultural and religious heritage located in the area — svyatoozerskaya Valday Iversky Bogoroditsky monastery, the Spaso-Preobrazhensky antoniyevo-Leonovsky monastery, the resurrection Cathedral and the Church of St. George in the city of Staraya Russa.
Ahead of the Shrine of Pskov region: Pskov Kremlin, the Trinity Cathedral of St. John the theologian Sabbas of Krypetsk monastery and the Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Mirozhsky and Svyato-Uspenskiy Pskovo-Pecherskiy monastery and the Talab Islands.
“Program “Shrines of Russia” is a large-scale project about the places in which beats a Russian heart, was happening and where the story is going… It is not only a place of worship is, first and foremost, people — our contemporaries, of which this place was transformed as changed once the whole country”, — says Boris korchevnikov, the General Director of TV channel “Spas”.
In addition to narration about the history and importance for the Russian people the Orthodox shrines, the presenters Anton and Victoria Makarska will tell the viewers how to organize a trip to the monuments of cultural and religious heritage — how to reach, where to stay, how to build a tourist route, etc.
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