1 July 2013, 01:38

Sedov heads to Hamburg, Germany before arriving in Russia

барк Седов 2012 июль фото гр

On Sunday the Russian sailing ship, the Sedov, completed a stay in Kiel, Germany and headed for the German port of Hamburg.

The ship was part of the famous "Kiel Week" festivities, the main festival of its kind in Europe.

A ceremony to welcome the participants of the first voyage around the world of the Sedov will be held on July 20 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The voyage was dedicated to the 1,150th anniversary of the foundation of the Russian state as well as memorable dates in the history of Russian geographical discoveries.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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