Ural Vagon Zavod Holds Family Night

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 13, 2016. Ural Vagon Zavod Corporationís Exhibition Hall opened for visitors at night time for the first time in the head plantís history. This was a family night modeled on the Long Night of Museums event at Ural Vagon Zavodís armored vehicle and history museums.

According to the company press service, over five hundred people came to the event coordinated in celebration of the corporationís 80th anniversary.

ĎThe family night took place on the eve of Tankmanís Day. This is the 70th time it has been celebrated, with a historic reenactment of the very first workersí march on September 8, 1946 by actors from I.V. Okunev Palace of Culture to open the event. The production team worked with the plantís archives and looked into the historic details, so they recreated the setting of the times and performed the actual speeches by the plantís then Communist Party Organizer Konstantin Petukhov, plant director Semyon Skachkov, and others,í the press service says.

The presentation of the new book UVZ: Plant and Museum and a historic quest proved the eventís two key features. The quest participants were able to learn more about the plantís eighty-year-long history and find out something new and interesting for themselves. The quest players were groups of adults and children, who managed to cope with all the given tasks together.


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