Vasily Ptyukhin. Park Svistula

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Vasily Ptyukhin. Park Svistula
Svistula in Aleksandrov called picturesque trees, covering approximately 10 hectares on the banks of the river Gray. It is located about halfway between Alexander Sloboda hotel "Alexandrov" (about 10 minutes walk from each of these objects). Svistula – a traditional and favorite citizens a place of rest, where held a variety of festive events and Christmas (and new year), Easter and May festivals, Carnival and summer-autumn festivals. On Shrove Tuesday burnt the effigy of Ivan Kupala – jump over the fire and the garlands on the water.

It is considered that the name of the area associated with the events of the 16th century, when Alexander's archers were guarding the German settlement – the place of residence of guests and perspectivalist, avoiding her watch. This legend is true or not, but the name "Svilosa" have long been stuck in this place.
Alexander Hospitality industry can arrange for You to Svistula the occasion of any events that match the season. In the winter sledges, skis, boats, snow mobiles, dog and horse sledding, snow FORTS, and in the summer, carrousels, horse riding, rounders, skittles, etc. Out of season – theatrical performances, songs, dances, barbecues, pancakes, fish soup and mulled wine.
During the festive celebrations in Svistula by different creative teams, master craftsmen hold workshops on beading, blacksmithing and other crafts. Here are the shows and parades a variety of animals – cats, Sobchack, goats, piggies, rabbits, chickens, geese, etc.
On Svistula from the hotel "Alexander" you can take the Trolley – a unique cable car downhill with a length of over 500 meters and get an unforgettable experience.
About the artist
Vasily Ptyukhin was born in 1948. He graduated from the Far Eastern
Institute of Arts. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Laureate
of the International Fund «Cultural Heritage». Participant of regional,
all-Russian and foreign exhibitions. Participant in the open-air in the
Vologda, Bryansk, Tver and Vladimir regions, in Spain and Montenegro.
Awarded with diplomas and letters of appreciation of regional
and city administrations, as well as of the Union of Artists of Russia.