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Near Minsk the small settlement – Smilovichi was located. At various times these lands Sapegi, Oginskiye, Monyushki, Vankovichi – the people who are very esteemed in Europe owned. Town surprisingly and now. Here in the peace neighbourhood there live representatives of 20 nationalities, and in the center of children's creativity, on a voluntary basis, the museum of the artist with a world name - Chaim Soutine works. His creativity admires billions of people, and his works are considered as one of the most expensive in the world and for tens of millions of dollars are on sale at Sotheby's auction. Safely go "In Chaim Soutine's places" to his small Homeland – Smilovichi. Learn new and surprising!

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The excursion program - In Chaim Soutine's places

  • Gathering the group
    Gathering the group
  • Moving
    Moving in Smilovichi (38 km)
  • Attraction
    Attraction The Jewish cemetery in Smilovichy (visual inspection)
    The Jewish cemetery in Smilovichakh exists since the 18th century. However three centuries have left the mark – the cemetery in decline as there is almost no Jew left in the settlement. Many gravestones have considerably grown into the earth. However there lived in Smilovichakh once Jews with a world name. Among them both Chaim Soutine and Shraga Tsarfin – worldfamous artists of the Parisian school.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Memorial to the victims of the Smilovichsky ghetto (visual inspection)
    Holocaust – scary "stock" of extermination of all Jewish population in the years of existence of Fashistky Germany. From the first days of the Great Patriotic War the Holocaust became the tragedy and for Jews of Belarus. Numerous ghettoes and extermination camps, for the purpose of isolation from society and mass elimination of Jews were created. One of the first in Belarus has liquidated the Smilovichsky ghetto. In 1941 all its inhabitants, and among them – the artist's parents with a world name of Shraga Tsarfin and his younger sister with the baby have been destroyed. The memorial to the victims of a ghetto keeps the memory of the tragedy.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Manor of Monyushko in Smilovichi (visual inspection)
    Monyushko, Oginskiye, Vankovichi are surnames known not only in Belarus, but also is far behind her side-altars. These are hetmen and chancellors of Grand Duchy of Lithuania, talented composers and poets. These are people who at different times built the Smilovichsky palace and lived in I am mute. And around the palace the beautiful park from rare trees filled with unusual plants and two picturesque avenues was located that lasted from two entrances. What the palace has reached our days and what history is stored by his walls – you learn about it at an excursion.
  • Museum
    Chaim Soutine's museum in Smilovichakh attracts thousands of tourists annually. And it isn't surprising – Soutine is known around the world and from around the world people go to visit the homeland of the great artist. It worked together with Marc Chagall, Modigliani and Jacques Lipschitz. Its works cost tens of millions of dollars at auctions and Rossellini, Shagalov, Francis Ford Coppola are stored in private collections. In the museum "Chaim Soutine's Space" you will visit three exposition zones: you will get acquainted with Chaim biography in the In the Homeland hall, with his creativity – in "The Parisian cafe". And the third hall is devoted to Chaim Soutine's colleague – to Schrage Tsarfin. This place with the special atmosphere and fascinating history of great people.
  • Attraction
    Attraction Smilovichi walk-mill
    Heat valenoks perfectly, and won't allow to freeze! – children know about it even. And whether children and adults know as drag warm beautiful woolen valenoks? Masters of Smilovichsky felting and felt factory will share a secret of success. During the excursion on production shops you will see all technological process of production of felting and felt products and also you learn features of processing and preparation of material for use and you will get acquainted with history of "felting business", and his development in Belarus. At the moment, Smilovichsky factory - the only production of felting footwear in Belarus which besides makes blankets and pillows from 100% of sheep wool. Production can be bought in company shop at the enterprise. Here create heat and a cosiness!
    Visiting the factory is possible at the request of the group and is paid additionally.
  • Lunch
    Lunch or picnic on the rural estate organize at the request and is paid additionally.
  • Moving
    Moving in Minsk (38 km)
  • The end of the tour
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