Two Don tourist routes of the museum-reserve MA Sholokhov received the Grand Prix of the All-Russian Tourist Prize "Route of the Year 2017". The tour "We - the Don Cossacks" became the best ethnographic route, and in the nomination "The best tour for the event" the project "Towards the Sholokhov Spring" won.
In the program of events excursions to the memorial objects of the museum and familiarity with the nature of the Don region, interactive excursions and master classes, folklore performances and tasting dishes of Cossack cuisine. As part of the tour "We are Don Cossacks" guests can get acquainted with historical events, folklore, traditions and way of life of the Cossacks of the upper Don. And the tour route "Towards the Sholokhov Spring" offers an opportunity to become a participant of the famous Don festival.<
To the jury of the prize, the staff of the museum-reserve presented theatrical sketches with elements of dance, flanking, Cossack "govor", tasting dishes. On the screens, a slide show and a video about tour routes were broadcast.
It should be noted that 446 projects from 67 regions of the country were declared to participate in the All-Russia Tourist Prize "Route of the Year" in 2017. And in the national final in Kazan, 121 projects from 36 regions were presented.