Vzvad - a village in the Starorussky municipal district of the Novgorod region , the administrative center of the Vzvadsky rural settlement .
|Subject of the federation||Novgorod region|
|Municipal District||Old Russian|
|History and Geography|
|Center height||20 m|
|Timezone||UTC + 3|
|Population||319  people ( 2010 )|
Located on the south coast of Lake Ilmen , in the Lovat River Delta . The village of Vzvad is known for the Red Fisherman Vzvadsky fish factory. Previously called Zvad .
It is mentioned in chronicles from medieval times, and XII-XIII centuries Vzvad was a place of princely hunting and fishing  . Mentioned in the contracts of Novgorod with the princes of the city of Vladimir and Tver. In the XV century. Vzvad was repeatedly mentioned in agreements with the princes of Moscow.
Approaching Novgorod in 1477, Ivan III gave the order: to become
“To other governors at the Monastery of Ilmer on the Airbread and the Dinner”
At the beginning of the XVII century in the village stood the Zvadsky monastery
The basis of the culture of Vzvad and neighboring villages is connected with fishing. Every year in the village there is a fisherman's day holiday. Today it is a colorful performance, as a rule, on the main square of the village: rewarding fishermen, rides for children, bright fireworks at the end of the day, and finally, a holiday in everyone's house, on the site, a lot of fish products on the table, etc.
In 1908, the book "Vzvad" was published, the author of which was Count Pavel Sheremetyev , who lived in the country in the country.
“The best hunt in the Vzvade is the spring flight of geese. In summer, snipe and ducks are hunted. There are so many snipe that you can walk without a dog. ”
After the revolution, the Museum of Local Lore was organized on the Red Fisherman collective farm.
After World War II , the tradition of going to "parties" began to revive in the village. Basically, the culture of the village acquired a folklore image. Evenings were held in different houses of the villagers. Residents of the village recall that after the war in the village they sang songs such as “A scarlet rose” and “Take your mother in a round dance for a walk”.
Get it, mommy,
Walk in a round dance
Walk in a round dance
The very best
Daughter - bourgeois
After the creation of the choir in 1969, modern songs “The City over Ilmen” (Nikitin), “Vzvadsky Waltz” (Turman E.P.) appeared in the village. In addition to Fisherman's Day, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is also celebrated in Vzvad. According to the memoirs of old-timers, the festivities were as follows:
“Let’s go through one or two, and let’s go to Chertitsko , so all their mouths will open. They did not sing there. But we did not like to go there. They sang better at home, walked and sang. And the dances were played, everyone played out like that: the son walks the peasant, he chooses the noblewoman, then the bourgeois, and he needs a peasant daughter, a collective farmer. And then at the end of the song the guy and the girl kiss. ”
The road from the regional center - the city of Staraya Russa - 22 km.
- 2010 All-Russian Population Census. 12. The population of municipal districts, settlements, urban and rural settlements of the Novgorod region . Date of treatment February 2, 2014. Archived February 2, 2014.
- P.M. Zolin . Starorussky district. (Series Encyclopedia of the Novgorod region. Library of the village headman) N .: NSSA, 1996
- Vzvadsky rural settlement
- Vzvad // Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary : in 86 volumes (82 volumes and 4 additional). - SPb. , 1890-1907.