Literary and Culinary Festival to Be Held in Oryol

The literary and culinary festival “Turgenevsky Berezhok” (“Turgenev Coast”) will be held in Oryol on September 18, 2022. 

Picture: Festival’s official page

“Turgenevsky Berezhok” is a multi-format literary and culinary festival. It unites food producers and people interested in the history of their homeland, introduces the great Russian culture through the reconstruction of fun, treats, and features of everyday life of old times.

The festival consists of 5 thematic sections:

  • gastronomy,
  • event tourism,
  • education,
  • craft,
  • culture.

Ivan Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West. He is famous for his literature works “Fathers and Sons”, “Mumu”, and many others.

The cliff above the river Oka in the city park of culture and recreation, where an old-style gazebo now stands, was named “Turgenevsky Berezhok” in the last century. It is believed that it was from this place, that Turgenev, as a child, looked at skies and earth, thought about the great things, and perished his love for the Motherland.

Residents and guests of the city of Oryol are invited on September 18 to get acquainted with the amusements of the XIX century, have a royal dinner and participate in a literary quiz and a master class on painting gingerbread.

The guest of honor of the event will be the Russian chef Ilya Lazerson who will cook fish soup in a royal way according to an old recipe of the Oryol province. In addition, an exhibition of dogs of breeds from the works of Ivan Turgenev will be held for visitors of the event.

Ru-Main, 01.09.2022
Source: Lenta 

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