The event began with a theatrical performance, the main characters of which were Ivan the Fisherman, Bear, Zimushka Winter and Spring-Krasnaya. The visitors to the museum kept firmly in mind that it was dangerous to go out on the ice when spring arrives. Comic remarks, games and dance «Yablochko (Apple)» created a nice and pleasant atmosphere.
Playground games and activities for kids and adults, meetings and master classes did not leave anyone indifferent. The event was attended by about 500 people.
Children and their parents really enjoyed making an application «Aquarium with Fish», painting sea stones in such a way that they turned into beautiful fish, and someone made the fish using technique grattage.
Sergei Gennadievich Udovenko, Taxidermist of the Sakhalin Regional Museum described in detail the technology of manufacturing stuffed fish as one of the ways to preserve it. He shared his story how he came to the profession, what difficulties he had at first, that sometimes even now, despite the experience, it is difficult to paint the fish correctly (in accordance with the natural colours).
Visitors to the museum had an interesting excursions: of the Museum and about Sakhalin Nature.
Everyone could see species of fishes of the Sakhalin Region on the Sakhalin Fishing Information Board.
All comers could purchase fish products and seafood from «Sakhland» company. Company’s representatives provided information to buyers, telling about the fish products and their health benefits, emphasizing that all species of fish and seafood were extracted and processed in the Sakhalin region and that their company products are of high quality.
Someone was attracted by new winter and summer fishing gear: lures for smelt fishing and navaga, vertical lures for Pollock, cod and perch fishing, baits, garlands made according to the sketches of Fishland in Japan.
At the end of the event, a long-awaited Fishland prize draw took place. The main prize a gift voucher for 5000 rubles was presented to the winner by the director Andrey Gennadievich Pidvarko.
We express our gratitude to «Saigon» restaurant for delicious pies with different fillings, open fish pies, tea and coffee for our visitors, as well as «Sakhlend» and «Fishland» companies for their help in celebrating the holiday.
See you next time in the Sakhalin Regional Museum!