An international automobile expedition “Call of the Ancestors”, a large-scale humanitarian project uniting 7 countries, started from Zaryadye park. While the offroadsters are racing along the route, you can visit the exhibition at Dome pavilion
and see the amazing places the travelers went on such a long journey for.
A convoy of 10 cars will travel 30,000 kilometers through Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, China, North and South Korea.
47 people went to “Call of the Ancestors” expedition: leaders of the Assembly of the Peoples of Russia and the Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia, leaders of Korean public organizations, foreign photographers, travelers from Germany and Italy. Bloggers and journalists Ilya Varlamov, Sergey Dolya, Kira Altman will join the automobile race at different stages.
The project is devoted to the friendship between Russia and Korea and the peaceful unification of the Korean Peninsula. It is held with the assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Moscow City Tourism Committee, and the Korea Tourism Organization.
The expeditionists will pass 41 cities, including Volgograd, Elista, Samarkand, Tashkent, Nur-Sultan, the Altai Republic, Ulan Bator, Beijing, Harbin, Pyongyang, Seoul, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Chita, Ulan-Ude, Lake Baikal, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Yekaterinburg, and Kazan. During the expedition, participants will see and visit the tourist attraction places of the cities and counties: the palaces of ancient Samarkand, the modern capital of Kazakhstan Nur-Sultan city, the monument to Great Genghis Khan in Ulan Bator, the Great Wall of China, Mount Pektusan — the highest point of the Korean Peninsula, The Korea Strait, the Ivolginsky Datsan — the largest Buddhist temple in Russia, Lake Baikal. The expedition finishes in Moscow on September 15.
The exhibition “Call of the Ancestors 2019” opened in Dome pavilion presents works by Russian and foreign photographers, showing the reserved places of Russia, the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
At the exhibition you can find a photo of Soaring bridge. Now it is a symbol of Moscow, which is familiar to millions of tourists from all over the world.
The exhibition will run until July 31. The admission is free.