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The MVK Polar Exhibition: patriotic museum. Timetable

The MVK expedition has opened the world’s first exhibition at the North Pole.Two two tents – a copy of Papanin and one in colors of the Russian flag – became the center exhibits at the mobile polar museum. The museum is dedicated to the landing on an ice floe first drifting expedition led by G. Schmidt and I. Papanin and the legendary flights over the North Pole of Chkalov’s and Gromov’s crews. The museum includes 300 exhibits. Materials are provided by the Russian museums and the polar explorers’ relatives. Recently, the polar museum has worked in the State Duma. Its opening has attracted a lot of people – MPs, members of the Duma, as well as journalists. The exhibition was highly appreciated by the deputies and polar explorers.

The museum, The Role of History in life and business, within a year will visit major cities in Russia and abroad. The exhibition participants and visitors to the MVK exhibitions, which is more than a million people are welcome to visit the museum. The entrance to the museum is free.

Tents: the replica of Papanin’s and one in colors of the Russian flag were the basis The world’s
first exhibition at the North Pole. They have become the centerpiece of mobile polar museum
dedicated to the first drifting expedition of Schmidt and Papanin
On June 14, at the Russian State Duma Vice-Speaker of the Federal Parliament Vladimir Zhirinovsky,
the State Duma Vice- Speaker Artur Chilingarov, General Director of MVK, JSC Alexey Shaburov
solemnly opened the mobile polar museum
Vladimir Schmidt, the son of Otto Schmidt, a professor of MGIU and Alexey Shaburov,
the author of the idea of the Polar Museum,
Director General of MVK discuss the mobile polar museum exposition

June 26 – 29, 2007
VENUE: Crocus Expo Exhibition Centre at Rosupak exhibition, Moscow.

August 18 – 26, 2007
VENUE: Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre at Equiros exhibition, Moscow.

September 26 – 28, 2007
VENUE: Euroexpofurniture exhibition / EEM-Ural, Yekaterinburg.

October 9 – 14, 2007
VENUE: at Equiros-South exhibition, Rostov-on-Don.

December 4 – 7, 2007
VENUE: Crocus Expo Exhibition Centre at WOODEX exhibition, Moscow.

Natalia Yurchenko
Press-Secretary of Director General of MVK, JSC
Tel.: +7 495 995 0595