«Election Day at the Museum» event was held at the Sakhalin Regional Museum on March 18, 2018.
On March 18, on the Election Day of the President of the Russian Federation, the Museum supported the islanders and guests of the regional capital with the event «Election Day at the Museum». More than 500 people visited the museum for free all through the day and participated in the exciting leisure activities.
Especially popular was the information board «Russia My Homeland», dedicated to the state symbols of the Russian Federation the coat of arms, flag and hymn. It has already become a tradition in the museum to provide the visitors with the colourful flyers containing the text of the hymn of the Russian Federation. Many people wanted to check their knowledge of the hymn more than 200 copies of the flyers «have gone» during the first hours of work.
Visitors to the museum were offered excursions to get acquainted with the natural and historical features of the Sakhalin region as well as the lecture «Interesting Facts About the Sakhalin Region Coat of Arms and Flags» to find out what unique features of each city or district are reflected in its heraldic symbol. For children was opened the creative class «Coat of Arms of My Family» where they could learn about the arms and flags of the Russian Federation and design their family coat of arms. Most of the kids and adults had their faces painted on the «Flag of Russia» playground. Sergei Alekseevich Ponomarev, Chairman of the Sakhalin Branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the author of the monograph "The Sakhalin Region of the Khabarovsk Territory of the RSFSR came to the meeting «About People and on Elections» with the public audience at the museum.
During the day, the participants of the competition «# vote_and _museum» took photos in the museum (Read Rules and Regulations of the competition on the official page of the museum in the social network «Instagram» @sakhalinmuseum). The winner will be chosen with the help of a random number generator and will have a unique opportunity to visit the roof of the Museum and make original photos in the warm season.
This weekend, everyone could visit an exhibition from the museums collections «From the History of Elections in the Sakhalin Region», telling about the features of the pre-election campaign on the islands, from the post-war period to the present.
Prepared by: T. P. Chaychenko