60 Years in Space

This year will mark 60 years after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering space
flight in April 1961.
In Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union, April 12 is known as
Cosmonautics Day. This day traditionally unites people of all ages and nationalities.
60 years in Space Festival will run online over ten days and include video conferences,
educational videos and stories reveling the history of the first human space flight,
creative children competition, space trivia and will conclude with LIVE  concert
where Victorian artists will perform famous space songs and read themed poems.