30.11.2019  Guests from educational institutions of St. Petersburg visited Veliky Novgorod and the Novgorod State University

On November 27, a delegation from the Krasnogvardeisky district of St. Petersburg visited Veliky Novgorod. The delegation consisted of heads of schools of the district and the Palace of Children and Youth Creativity, representatives of the center of spiritual culture and education and the Department of education. The initiators of the cultural and educational trip were the Director of the Center, priest Victor Matyashov and Daniil Krapchunov is the provost for social development and educational work of Novgorod University.


The guests acquainted with Cyril and Methodius secondary school №20, which is based on an Orthodox-oriented concept. According to the visitors, they were impressed not only by the schedule of the educational institution: its subjects, the opportunity to rest and work in the Orthodox camp during the holidays but also by the school teams: the choir “Nastroenie” and the school theater.

The program of the visit also included acquaintance with Novgorod State University, its schools and departments. Residents of St. Petersburg noted: “We visited the most interesting University Museum of archaeology where not only excursions are organized but also students have an opportunity to study”.

In addition, the delegation visited the Center of Musical Antiquities, the Kremlin and St. Sophia Cathedral.

“Novgorod is infinitely diverse; you can come here and discover it again and again every time. Novgorod land still keeps a lot of secrets and mysteries and Novgorod people are open and hospitable hosts”, - stated the guests. They thanked Daniil Krapchunov for the invitation, interesting program and excellent organization of the trip and expressed hope for the further cooperation.