Channel "Spas" will show the shrines of Russia Automatic translate
In the Novgorod and Pskov regions, the filming of the new project “Shrines of Russia”, jointly with the Federal Agency for Tourism and the Patriarchal Council for Culture, began. The eponymous program on the Spas TV channel will be shown in September. Presenters Anton and Victoria Makarsky will introduce viewers to Orthodox shrines, as well as share tips on organizing tourist and pilgrimage trips.
The other day, filming of the first season of the TV program “Shrines of Russia” began, which will introduce the channel’s viewers to the unique monuments of the religious history of Russia, objects of spiritual heritage, tourist and pilgrimage routes in several regions of Russia.
The film crew has already visited Veliky Novgorod, where they visited the Novgorod Kremlin and the Yuryev Monastery, as well as at regional objects of cultural and religious heritage located in the region - Valdai Iversky Bogoroditsky Holy Monastery of the Holy Fathers Monastery, Transfiguration Anthony-Leokhnovsky Monastery, Resurrection Cathedral and the Church of St. George in the city of Staraya Russa.
Ahead are the shrines of the Pskov land: the Pskov Kremlin, Trinity Cathedral, St. John the Theologian Savo-Krypetsk Monastery, as well as the Transfiguration of the Savior Mirozhsky and Holy Assumption Pskov-Pechersky Monasteries and the Talab Islands.
“The program“ Shrines of Russia ”is a large-scale project about the places in which the Russian heart beats, where history was created and created… These are not only places of worship, these are, first of all, people - our contemporaries, whom this place transformed, as it transformed when the whole country, ”reflects Boris Korchevnikov, general director of Spas TV channel.
In addition to telling about the history and significance of Orthodox shrines for the Russian people, the host programs Anton and Victoria Makarsky will tell viewers how to organize a trip to the cultural and religious heritage sites themselves — how to get to a place to stay and eat, how to build a tourist route, etc..
Channel “Spas” began broadcasting in 2005. The formation of a worldview and a system of moral coordinates based on Orthodox values is the main mission of the channel. The wide content of "Spas" is aimed at the whole family - 60% of the airtime is allocated to public broadcasting (documentary films, educational and educational programs), 40% is church subjects. A significant amount of programs are produced in our own multi-format studio, including live. Since May 2017, the general director and producer of the channel has been Boris Korchevnikov, a Russian journalist and television presenter.
Over the past year, the content of Spas has expanded significantly, which has increased the interest of viewers in the channel. This is evidenced by the data of the latest study - in the second half of 2017, the share of the audience of a TV channel over 18 years old increased by 20%, and in January 2018, the indicators reached an absolute maximum in the entire measurement history. The average channel viewing time during the day has also significantly increased.
Among the new projects of the Spas TV channel is the daily educational program Direct Line. Priest’s response ”, one of the most rated projects on the channel. Every day, live and on the channel’s social networks, viewers ask questions to the priest on a variety of topics. Popular among viewers and the program "I do not believe. Conversation with an atheist ”- a polemic talk show of evening prime weekend. In a conversation, sometimes tough, and sometimes almost friendly, two worldviews collide: will the atheist’s heart respond to the apologist’s arguments? Another exclusive project of Spas TV channel is the author’s program of the Chairman of the Synodal Department for Relations with the Society and the Media Vladimir Legoyda Parsuna. The author talks about life, faith, meanings with famous people: representatives of the Church, cultural and art workers, scientists. The guests of the program were Krzysztoff Zanussi, Nikita Mikhalkov, Egor Beroev, Sergey Shargunov, Yuri Vyazemsky, Bishop Egorievsky Tikhon (Shevkunov).
Every weekday airing begins with the morning informational and educational program “New Day with Alena Gorenko” - a television magazine about people and events that change our lives for the better. Prime weekday opens with the Slovo program - a conversation with famous guests about the most personal path to faith and life values. The heroes of the program were Vyacheslav Fetisov, Yuri Antonov, Oksana Fedorova, Leonid Yakubovich, Rodion Nakhapetov, Svetlana Khorkina and more than a hundred guests. The evening informational and analytical show “Spas. Live ”- a lively discussion with experts, a Christian look at the most relevant topics. On Fridays, at the same time, Arkady Mamontov’s program “Traces of the Empire” is released, combining screenings of documentaries and talk shows on the subject of Russian history. Experts - historians, writers, political scientists, as well as schoolchildren and students participate in the discussion.
Weekly at Spas, another author’s program, Schipkov, is released. About the intricacies of religion, culture and politics tells the political philosopher and public figure Alexander Schipkov.
In the spring of 2018, a unique life-affirming program "I really want to live" with Daria Dontsova appeared on television. In a frank conversation, the heroes of the program, faced with a terrible diagnosis of "oncology", share their stories with the host. Doctors, experts, charitable foundations, relatives, as well as those patients who have already defeated cancer, join the conversation.
Two life-style programs also became premieres of spring. Oleg Olkhov, chef, clergyman of the Holy Danilov Monastery, expert on fast cooking and shares his culinary knowledge with viewers in the Monastic Kitchen program
Old Russian cuisine. Another culinary show - “Two Sisters”, in which two mothers with many children, sisters Alena Gorenko and Daria Knyazeva, reveal the secrets of not only good cuisine, but also the secrets of a happy family life.
In the summer, several premieres aired on the channel. One of them is the talk show “Bright Memory”. This is an Orthodox view of the fate of those who are called idols. The program host, nun Olga (Gobzeva), a famous theater and film actress in the past, discusses with her guests the life path of the program’s heroes, retired actors of Soviet cinema, who determined and continue to determine the way of life, and often the way of thinking of today’s audience.
Another premiere of the summer season is the “Meeting” project, designed for a young audience. Each week, a servant of the Church of St. Basil the Great in the village of Zaitsevo near Moscow, a preacher, TV presenter, Archpriest Andrei Tkachev will meet in the studio with the most “lively” and curious audience - young girls and boys, and answer questions that concern any seeker: what is faith and what is God?
“And there will be two, one flesh,” Genesis says. The weekly program “And there will be two” tells about the secret of the “small church”, which was aired on Spas TV channel in June. There is no place for the intrigues and scandals that the tabloids are chasing, these are sincere stories of people loving each other who share recipes for a happy family life. Among the heroes of the first issues are actress Nonna Grishaeva, singer Vika Tsyganova, winner of the Voice project, Sergei Volchkov, theater director Eduard Boyakov and others.
At the same time, Spas began broadcasting a series of short films, Faith in the City, authored by the extraordinary director of our time, Valeria Gai Germanika. The host of the program challenges her characters to an honest, frank conversation about how to live by faith every day. Its guests, the so-called “opinion leaders” from the business community, the media, and art representatives with experience in Orthodox life and success in the secular professional space, answer the questions: “What is faith and does it interfere in life?”, “What is it is it to be an Orthodox and successful modern person? ” This video is addressed to an audience interested in Christianity, seeking inspiration and overcoming prejudice to step on the path to the Church. The heroes of the first issues were the famous restaurateur and founder of Chaykhona No. 1 Alexei Vasilchuk, actress Agniya Kuznetsova, TV presenter Boris Korchevnikov, singer Irakli Pirtskhalava, Abbot Nektariy (Morozov) and many others.
The channel’s updated programmatic grid also includes documentary films of its own production, popular Russian feature films and classics of Soviet cinema, cartoons and children’s programs. On Sundays, the television channel broadcasts the Divine Liturgy (most often with the Holy Patriarch). Special projects deserve special attention: the Bishop’s Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, The Case of the Murder of the Tsar’s Family, the Easter Marathon, the Immortal Regiment — direct broadcasts from the epicenter of events, as well as archival materials, discussions and investigations devoted to high-profile historical events.