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The headquarters of the International Forum of Ancient Cities is already open!

May 28, 2019

The Forum takes place in Ryazan, one of the oldest Russian cities, founded in 1095, on August 14-18, 2019, under the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO.


The objective of the Forum is consolidation of the Russian and world societies around the idea of preservation and development of the culture, history and traditions of ancient cities and their popularization.

The Program of the Forum

August 14, Wednesday

Arrival of the participants during the day

Excursion program

11 a.m. — 6 p.m. Conference for historians

8.30 p.m. Official opening of the Forum


August 15, Thursday

10 a.m. 6 p.m. Conference for architects

12 p.m. — Opening of the exhibition PhotoForum of Ancient Cities

2 p.m. — 10 p.m. Excursion and cultural programs


August 16, Friday

10 a.m. — Meeting of the Association of Ancient Cities

12 p.m. — Educational Forum

12 p.m. — 6 p.m. School of Ancient Cities: free auditorium, gastronomic workshops

12 p.m. — 10 p.m. Excursion and cultural programs

2 p.m. — International Blacksmithing Festival. Official opening of the festival


August 17, Saturday

10 a.m. — International Blacksmithing Festival. Stage performances of masters

12 p.m. — 4 p.m. Festival of street food, craft and souvenir fairs

12 p.m. — 6 p.m. School of Ancient Cities: free auditorium, gastronomic workshops

7 p.m. - Procession of Ancient Cities

8.30 p.m. - Closing ceremony of the Forum. Gala concert


August 18, Sunday

Departure of the participants during the day

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