On May 23, at 3 pm, at the initiative of the Rossotrudnichestvo office in Bishkek, the Russian-German traveling exhibition “White Rose”, a student resistance to Hitler’s regime, will open at the National Library of the Kyrgyz Republic. Munich, 1942 - 43 years. " The project of the Orenburg Charitable Foundation "Eurasia" and the White Rose Foundation in Munich is dedicated to the heroism of the anti-fascist hero, a participant in student resistance to Nazism in Germany, the holy Russian Orthodoxy Alexander Shmorel and his comrades in the struggle.
During its existence, this exhibition was shown on the best sites of Russia and the CIS countries: in the museum-panorama "Battle of Stalingrad" in Volgograd, the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow, the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Minsk, in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and others. The exhibition materials always arouse a keen interest among the public, telling that even in the most difficult times of German-Russian history there were personalities and events that, despite everything, still united our peoples.
The exposition to the public in Bishkek, presented by the President’s grant for the development of civil society, will be presented by journalist, historian, biographer of Alexander Shmorel Igor Khramov and co-chairman of the Munich Foundation Werner Rehman. The exhibition will run approximately until June 24.
The opening program also includes the presentation of books about Shmorel, in particular, his biographies from the Life of Remarkable People series and the screening of the documentary The Confrontation of the White Rose (directed by S. Lintsov), shot with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and historical society. The event will be attended by the Ambassador of Germany in the Kyrgyz Republic, Monika Iversen.