R. Minnikhanov and I. Metshin visited the opening of a new ice rink on the “Chernoe Ozero”
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
December 25, Ekaterina Vislavskaya). Today, a Christmas tree and an ice rink on
the reconstructed lake opened in the park “Chernoe Ozero”. Rustam Minnikhanov,
President of the RT, and Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, who took part in
the opening, congratulated the citizens on the coming New Year and tried the
rink is poured into the bowl of the lake, there are a rental office and a cafe
next to it. Fences are installed across the perimeter of the ice rink with an
area of 6.5 thousand square meters, and wooden stage at the main descent to the
ice rink, on which you can rest or put on skates. In honor of the opening on
the rink, skaters from the synchronized skating team “Idel”, vocalists from the
Academy of Popular Music of Igor Krutoy, and other artists came to the event.
favorite place, the Chernoe Ozero, comes back renewed on the eve of the New
Year. I am very happy and I want to thank the Directorate of Parks and Squares,
investors, and all residents of Kazan for their love of the city”, noted the
Mayor during the opening ceremony.
President of the RT and the Mayor of Kazan inspected the park, congratulated
the children who came to the holiday, the New Year, put on skates, and tried
the ice. According to Ilsur Metshin, the ice rink is of high quality and it’s
good for playing hockey.
evening the New Year's town opened in the park “Chernoe Ozero” with its two
main attractions: a 12-meter long Christmas tree and an art object in the form
of a chandelier. Performances from the theatrical laboratory “Ugol” and the
Petersburg theater “shuMim”, a children's play under the open sky “Busy
Beaver”, and a show with Ded Moroz and Snow Maiden took place right in the
“Chernoe Ozero” and the Leninsky Garden are monuments of landscape architecture
of the XVIII-XIX centuries of regional importance and are considered one of the
oldest parks of Kazan. Its reconstruction began in 2015 within the framework of
the republican program and takes place in several stages. In 2018, there will
be a reconstruction of the restaurant and the rental building. All works are
coordinated with the Ministry of Culture of the RT.
understand that such an active program in the parks will attract the attention
of citizens. Firstly, because once the parks are decorated and transformed,
people immediately come there. It's great. And we are sure that the number of
visitors to the park during the New Year holidays will approach 100 thousand
people”, said Alsu Karyakina, the head of the Directorate of Parks and Squares.
Fishman, an assistant to the President of the RT, Damir Fattakhov, the first
deputy head of the Kazan Executive Committee, Andrey Lobov, the head of the
Vakhitovsky and Privolzhsky districts’ administration, and others took part in
Year's Eve from December 31 to January 1, the rink will run until 3 am. An
entertainment program with contests and jokes was prepared for citizens, who
decided to celebrate the New Year on ice. An interactive exhibition about the
life of Leo Tolstoy in Kazan will be in the park during the New Year holidays.
On December 29, the theater group Remue Menage (France) will perform at the
“Chernoe Ozero”, on January 2, the theater of clownery “High Brothers” will
perform. On January 3-8 – the New Year's family play “O”, on January 4 – the
disco on the ice, on January 5 and 7 – master classes at the rink. The “Chernoe
Ozero” will be the main Kazan venue for events within the Year of the Theater
in Russia and the Year of Leo Tolstoy in Tatarstan.