Last year was dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Tove Jansson and this year we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the first Moomin book published. International Cultural Festival Barents Bird in Murmansk features Moomins and the art of Tove Jansson.
During the festival week, 11-19 April, “Svetoten” gallery in Murmansk presents:
- Photo Exhibition “Tove Jansson’s 100th anniversary: Labora et Amare – To work and to love The Moomin World” – photos of the theme park in Naantali, Finland
- Screening of the documentary “The Moomin Boom: The Multibillion Success Story behind the Moomins”
- Presentation and lecture “The Moomins. 70th anniversary” – April 12th, 14:00
- Presentation and lecture “The life and personality of Tove Jansson” – April 19th, 14:00
The opening of the exhibitions and the screening are on April, 11th, 14:00. During the festival week the exhibitions are open from 14:00 to 18:00.