UNESCO Symposium 'Lenin and the development of science, culture and education', Tampere


Entrance sign, Lenin Museum, Tampere, FinlandAt the 15th session of the UNESCO General Conference in Paris, 1968 it was decided that certain activities would be initiated to commemorate the centenary of the birth of V.I. Lenin, including the organisation of a symposium on the theme: 'Lenin and the development of science, culture and education'.


The symposium was held in Tampere, Finland, from 6 to 10 April 1970. Tampere was chosen because Lenin lived here from 1905 to 1907. Also the city houses the only Lenin Museum outside the former Soviet Union.





The Lenin Museum in Tampere, Finland.



Stamp catalogue


Union of Soviet Socialist Republics       26 March 1970









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