June 4, 2016 O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum participated in First “Festival
of tourism and local history on Cossacks Island”, which took place in Kirovohrad in park
named after Pushkin.
The festival was organized by Department of Culture and Tourism of Kirovohrad
Town Council together with Kirovohrad regional centre of tourism, local history and tours
of youth. A lot events took place during the festival – bike tourism olympics, sport
orientation quest, competition on a rock climbing wall and many others.
The visitors of the festival were attracted by the expositions of the town
museums - O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum, Litrrary and Memorial Museum of
I.Karpenko-Karyi and Museum of Music Culture named after K.Szymanowski, and also different
exhibitions – photo, geological and decorative and applied arts.
The gem of the event was a presentation of an album “City Travel Guide”
elaborated by Department of Culture and Tourism of Kirovohrad Town Council. This unique
edition will be useful for all Kirovohrad dwellers, and especially for the visitors of the
town. The travel guide tells about the town attractions and architectural monuments,
churches and cathedrals, recreation parks and hotels, philharmonics and museums, where one
can learn about the history of the region and prominent artists.