0 American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

Posted on May 4, 2017 by tim

American traveller went to St.Petersburg in 1958. He went straight to Leningrad’s Pioneers Palace. Those were houses in USSR that attracted youth for their after-school activities, sort of YMCA or other after-school clubs. Kids of different ages were endulging in all sort of activities – starting from painting or other applied art, then got their own swimming pool, dancing clubs, even movie studio to teach kids how to make small movies. Let’s take a look what he saw:


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