Ryazan region is a unique reserve of folk culture with its unique music, singing traditions, rituals, multicolored palette of folk costumes, arts and crafts. Guests are welcome in Ryazan villages, where they can discover unique Russian folklore, folk festivals, traditions and ceremonies. It is a great opportunity to see traditional costumes and outfits, taste a soup and a bun, cooked in a Russian stove, participate in olden Russian games and ceremonies.
Ethnographic center «Zaryana»
Shilovo Regional Center of Folk Art «Zaryana» studies, preserves and promotes traditional culture of the Ryazan region for over ten years. Here visitors are met with bread and salt, also with drinks and singing ancient songs.
Tourists are especially attracted by the opportunity not only to see the antiquities, but also try to weave baskets and whips, put in oven pots. Cycle of interactive events helps to get acquainted with deep ancient: «House is kept by owner», «Tale about a spoon», «How a shirt has grown in field», «Tale about an old pastime», «Oh, you are our dear guests».
Address: Ryazan region, Shilovo, Spasskaya Street, 38
Tel: (49136) 2-13-39
Theatre «Predel» («The Limit»)
National youth theatre «Limit» under the direction of a deserved art worker of Russia V. F Del became the winner of 68 all-Russia and international festivals in Germany and Lithuania, France and Latvia, Ukraine and Russia during 20 years of the existence.
The theatre is among 10 leading theatres of Russia, such as Moscow Art Theatre named after A. Chekhov, and it was awarded the Anniversary Pushkin medal. In the theatre repertoire there is Russian classics and modern dramatic art, author's performances on patriotic education and school folklore, Pushkin's works, Saltykov-Schedrin, Dostoevsky, Ostrovsky, Tsvetaeva and others. There is the fashion folk theatre whose unique collection consists of 150 hats made by hands of the artist of theatre I.V Del, and national suits of Ryazan province. There is an interesting is art-ethnic project for tourists «Skopin is a place of honour of Russia».