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This is a challenge cup, which used to be awarded to the winners in sports competitions between the teams-members of the Dynamo Voluntary Sports Society, organized by the City Committee responsible for physical culture and sports in Chișinău.

The voluntary sports organizations (DSO: Dobrovol'noe sportivnoe obshhestvo) were created in the mid-30s of the twentieth century in the Soviet Union and over the years had spread in the socialist states. They brought together groups of amateur athletes from district, regional and republican enterprises and educational institutions based on the territorial principle. They were engaged in the education of the young generation in the field of physical culture, sports and tourism in order to solve the problems of the development of mass physical culture. The winners used to be awarded with diplomas, badges, sports medals of various categories and a multitude of sports cups.

The sports cup presented in this exhibition has the shape of a decorative vase and consists of three parts. The upper part, cylindrical in shape, consists of ten openwork components, the decor of which represents vines with bunches of grapes; it is topped with a hemispherical lid. The upper part is missing an element, usually a sculpture, symbolizing the field of athletics corresponding to the competition. The central part is shaped like a lidded bowl with richly ornamented handles. On its surface the inscription is engraved in Russian: City Committee for Physical Culture and Sports. Challenge prize in athletics among the teams of the Dynamo Voluntary Sports Society, Chișinău. 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951. The third part, which is the foot of the cup, has a band decorated in relief with stylized flowers and fruits with niello.

Accession: MNIM, FB-8736
Metal: silver-plated brass
Dimensions: 300 x 230 x 210 mm.


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The 12th Edition of the Heraldic Symposium

27 April 2018

On the Day of the State Flag of the Republic of Moldova, the day we also celebrate the state coat of arms of our country, the Society of Genealogy, Heraldry and Archives "Paul Gore", in a traditional partnership with the National Heraldry Commission by the President of the Republic of Moldova and the National Museum of History of Moldova organized the 12th Heraldic Symposium in the conference room of the museum, which was attended by around thirty scholars from the scientific community of Chișinău.

After the play of the Moldovan State Anthem and of the "Three Colors" (Ion Aldea-Teodorovici - Grigore Vieru), the opening speech was given by Silviu Tabac, President of the "Paul Gore" Society, followed by greeting messages by Corneliu Popovici, president of the National Heraldic Commission and by Elena Ploşnita, scientific secretary of the National Museum of History of Moldova.

With moderators Mariana Şlapac and Silviu Tabac, the symposium included the presentation of eight scientific papers. The first two speakers (Silviu Tabac and Vlad Mischevca) referred to the vexilology of Ștefan cel Mare. The next two participants (Ana Boldureanu and Adelaida Chiroşca) made a contribution in the field of sigilography presenting the leads in the collection of the National Museum of History of Moldova and two Basarabian ecclesiastical seals of the modern age respectively. Tudor-Radu Tiron (Bucharest) made a presentation about phaleristics in "An ephemeral Romanian distinction: The Medal for Life" (1953-1958)".

Nicolae Schițco remembered the events and the concrete conditions that led to the creation of the National Heraldic Commission. From the field of political hymnology, Diana Nicoglo spoke about the "Elements of ethnic identification in the text of the Gagauz Autonomous Territorial Unity". Finally, the representative of the National Bank of Moldova, Corneliu Melnic, presented the new metal coins introduced into circulation in the Republic of Moldova.

The works were conducted in a scientific atmosphere, rising questions, comments and collegial debates related to the discussed topics. Mass media support was provided by Nicolae Becciu, reporter at Radio-Moldova, and by the television channel "Accent-TV".


 

 


Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age

  
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#Exhibit of the Month

This is a challenge cup, which used to be awarded to the winners in sports competitions between the teams-members of the Dynamo Voluntary Sports Society, organized by the City Committee responsible for physical culture and sports in Chișinău. The voluntary sports organizations (DSO: Dobrovol'noe sportivnoe obshhestvo) were created in the mid-30s of the twentieth century in the Soviet Union and over the years had spread in the socialist states. They brought together groups of amateur athletes from district, regional and republican enterprises and educational institutions based on the territorial principle. They were engaged in the education of the young generation in the field of physical culture, sports and tourism in order to solve the problems of the development of mass physical culture. The winners used to be awarded with diplomas, badges, sports medals of various categories and a multitude of sports cups...

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The National Museum of History of Moldova takes place among the most significant museum institutions of the Republic of Moldova, in terms of both its collection and scientific reputation.
©2006-2021 National Museum of History of Moldova
Visit museum 31 August 1989 St., 121 A, MD 2012, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Phones:
Secretariat: +373 (22) 24-43-25
Department of Public Relations and Museum Education: +373 (22) 24-04-26
Fax: +373 (22) 24-43-69
E-mail: office@nationalmuseum.md
Technical Support: info@nationalmuseum.md
Web site administration and maintenance: Andrei EMILCIUC

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