Chelyabinsk Sand Art Festival

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Welcome to Фестиваль песочных скульптур, the Chelyabinsk Sand Art Festival!🥳 This exhibit opened downtown a few weeks ago as part of the city’s 285th anniversary celebration. The sand – all eight hundred tons of it – is from the nearby … Read More

Explore Chelyabinsk in winter

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Explore Chelyabinsk in winter? Let’s go! 🙂 The city opened a cool new museum last fall: Центр исторического наследия Южно-Уральской железной дороги (Historical Heritage Center of the South Ural Railway). Take a look inside the museum here! It’s probably a … Read More

Russian street art festival

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Chelyabinsk got an incredible makeover last month! 😊 A non-profit named «Россия — страна возможностей» brought 10 Russian artists to the city, hooked them up with 7500 cans of spray paint, and set them free to create amazing artwork. Here’s … Read More

Designs in Russian architecture

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Behold the панельный дом (panel building)! You’ve probably seen this kind of prefabricated construction a hundred times. These massive buildings are cheap and quick to build… so they’re everywhere. Everywhere! I can’t say they’re the most awesome living spaces ever, … Read More

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