THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Reflection of german culture in the history of the Astrakhan guberniya

2012. 4, pp. 247-254

Kusmidinova Maria H. - Ph.D. (Philosophy), Astrakhan State University, 20 Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

Boldyreva Anna M. - student, Astrakhan State University, 20 Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

In this article the authors of reviews and analyses the role and importance in the past and the present time, representatives of the German Diaspora in history, culture, architecture of the city of Astrakhan. The tradition of the representatives of German culture became an integral part of the cultural heritage of the region. To a certain extent, these traditions have left their mark on the culture of many ethnic groups of the region. The following statement is true, that many representatives of German culture have made a great contribution to the development of culture, trade, health care, science city of Astrakhan. The decision on creation of the Russian-German house in the city. Astrakhan was made at the XI of the intergovernmental Russian-German Commission. It was created in the framework of a Federal Presidential target program of development of the socio-economic and cultural base of revival of Russian Germans in 19972006 (FTP). The culture of the Germans of Lower Volga region was formed in the specific conditions of the frontier and has become one of the elements of the cultural mosaic of the region

Key words: culture,cultural heritage,city,tradition,holiday,religion,architecture,frontier.