Festival "Decembrists evenings"
The purpose of the festival is to preserve cultural traditions rooted by Decembrists; patriotic, moral and aesthetic education of youth; to continue scientific researches on the Decembrist issues.
Festival "Decembrists evenings" has a history rich in events held in the framework of historical trends: scientific, museum, publishing, theater, literature and music.
The main center for organizing and conducting the activities of the festival is the Irkutsk Museum of the Decembrists. In museum-houses of Trubetskoys and Volkonskiis there are opened the exhibitions, held scientific and practical conferences, literary salon, musical evenings, performances lecturers, creative meetings and premiere performances.
Each year, there are from 3 to 10 thousand participants and spectators of this festival event.