The cultural heritage as a basis for creating a virtual image of the city
The article presents the experience of studying and using the cultural heritage of the ancient Siberian Russian city of Yeniseysk, which 400th anniversary will be celebrated in 2019, as a basis for creating a virtual image of the city. The objective of this work was to study the attitudes towards the city in the student youth of Yeniseysk and the young growing city of Lesosibirsk. The following materials were studied: the history of Yeniseysk, cultural heritage, the city as a concentration of cultural heritage, the cultural heritage of Yeniseysk. The paper describes the history of Yeniseysk as a city with a rich cultural heritage, which needs to be studied and preserved. Much of the study is devoted to the analysis of "cultural heritage" category, and various aspects of the concept,which are presented in the national and foreign scientific literature. It is proved that the city as a place for developing the cultural values includes the possibility of their preservation. A brief description of the cultural heritage of Yeniseysk and its natural cultural landscape is presented. Methods of study: questioning, content analysis, survey and results analysis of the integrated database to achieve the goals of this scientific work. Trial and experimental part of the study was the development of website "My Yeniseysk. Living history”, where the students of Yeniseysk Pedagogical College and Lesosibirskij Pedagogical Institute have expressed their attitude to the city and its cultural heritage in their essays. On the basis of these data, the attitude of young people of two cities to the cultural heritage of Yeniseysk was studied. The content analysis revealed a significant predominance of positive attitude to the cultural heritage of the ancient city among youth. The article provides the evidences confirming the feasibility of work on the creation of a "living history" of cities with a rich cultural heritage in digital format to preserve it and search for the regional development variants.
Keywords: culture, cultural heritage, history of Yeniseysk, the city as a concentration of cultural heritage, virtual image of the city, “living history”