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On the 23rd of May Moscow welcomed back the participants of the motor rally «The Journey of Peace». This project was accomplished by seven vehicles UAZ-452, legendary passenger busses, where each bus was designed as a creative workshop. The rally started from Moscow on the 17th of April, among the participants were folks from the Creative Cluster IGRA3000 and their friends. Each vehicle had some particular creative workshop inside including arts and crafts, folklore, music, visual art, cinema and theatre.

The cars passed 8 000 km across Russia from White to the Black Sea, stopping more than in 15 cities. Coming to St. Petersburg, Medvezhyegorsk, Petrozavodsk, Belomorsk, Vologda, Yaroslavl, Ivanovo, Vladimir, Suzdal, Voronezh, Sochi, Krasnaya Polyana, Maikop, Elista, Volgograd, the Goose Iron, Tula and even the capital of the Russian remote places — legendary Uryupinsk.
«The Journey of Peace» of spring 2015 — is the first part of the big project «The Journey of Peace» in the regions of Russia. Motor rally lays cultural and tourist routes on the Russian map, noting the centers of traditional crafts and all types of modern and applied art.

Since May 24th the UAZ cars participating in motor rally and a hundred and twenty best art works collected during «The Journey of Peace» will be exposed in GUM (The State Department Store).

In St. Petersburg, Vologda, Vladimir and Sochi within «The Journey of Peace» the author’s art event of the Creative Cluster IGRA3000 called «The Bench of Peace» took place, having become a big city holiday in each venue. «The Bench of Peace» it is art outside of walls of the museums. The best artists from the cities in total drew more than 150 benches. Besides, the action brought together citizens on central squares, involving them in numerous master classes in a pottery, weaving and other types of crafts. All events were followed by big musical concerts. Among musicians on «The Bench of Peace» event were Miriam Sekhon and Yura Lobikov, Mikhail Luzin and Lena Kauffman, Grenki and MottoTempo Groups, ensembles «Kladets», «Romoda» and Yar-Ga, Katya Volkova and Bulat Gafarov, Sergey Malenkin and permanent DJ of all musical sets DannyZa.

On the 23rd of May during the XV jubilee festival «Chereshnevy Les» («The Cherry Forest») the motor rally participants presented art results of the journey and indulged in planting of the cherry orchard.

During the past 15 years cherry orchards, planted as a festival tradition, grow and fruit not only in Moscow, but in St. Petersburg, Sochi, and Sorrento. In spring Moscow guests and citizens admire cherry bloom in Neskuchny sad, Gorky park, in the park of the State Pushkin museum, in Michurinsky park at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, at the Palace of pioneers on Vorobyovy Gory, in the square at Sovremennik theater on Chistye ponds and on Ordynka below the windows of the apartment of Anna Akhmatova. Trees of «The Cherry Forest» blossom in the Mikhaylovsky garden near the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. In Sochi — in the park at Marina and even in the Italian city of Sorrento, symbolizing restoration of the lost Chekhovian «Cherry