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Astrakhan to hold a grand exhibition on the history of Islam

Astrakhan, June 28, 2022

On the occasion of the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam, the Year of Folk Art and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Peoples in Russia, the Astrakhan Museum-Reserve is organizing an exhibition “Islam in the history of the Lower Volga region”, reports.

The exposition will include items from the extensive museum fund: jewelry, rosaries, dishes of the peoples who profess Islam, as well as old thematic publications. The presentation of a grand museum project created in different formats are to be held in October this year, Astrakhan News reports.

It should be noted that by the beginning of the last century, Muslims accounted for over thirty percent of the entire population of the Astrakhan province.



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