Russian House opens as part of World Economic Forum in Davos1
21.01.2020 The Russian House will host more than 2,000 people this year.
Russian House opens as part of World Economic Forum in Davos
160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov is celebrated in Russia2
21.01.2020 Best Chekhov’s plays, including The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard, will be performed during celebrations.
160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov is celebrated in Russia
Holocaust Remembrance Week opens Victory Day event program3
20.01.2020 This year, Remembrance Week opens a program of events dedicated to the Victory Day.
Holocaust Remembrance Week opens Victory Day event program
Exhibits of 35 Moscow museums available online 4
20.01.2020 The website contains info about 130 expositions in Moscow.
Exhibits of 35 Moscow museums available online
75th anniversary of Warsaw’s liberation celebrated with fireworks in Moscow5
20.01.2020 About 3 thousand fireworks were launched on Poklonnaya Hill.
75th anniversary of Warsaw’s liberation celebrated with fireworks in Moscow
On January 17, 1945, during the Warsaw-Poznan operation, Soviet troops liberated the Polish capital from Nazi invaders. It took the Red Army several days to get the Nazis out of the city.
Prominent Russian linguist, the person behind establishment of the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute and its first principle Vitaly Kostomarov recently celebrated his 90th birthday. However he does not quit his scientific researches. The scientist told the Russkiy Mir why Russian continues to be one of the most successful languages in the world and how the Soviet leaders facilitated the fact that we continue to speak the language created by Pushkin and Karamzin two centuries ago.
Turkan Oldjay, a Chair professor of Russian language and literature at Istanbul University, believes that the most important task in studying Russian language at the present stage is mastering not only the language system, but also history, literature and culture of the Russian people. We talked with the scholar researching Russian-Turkish cultural relations about Russian émigrés in Turkey, translations of Russian literature into Turkish, and how much Russian language and Russian culture are in demand in Turkey today.
The Gzhel Moscow folk dance ensemble welcomed the New Year in Verona and will tour Italy almost until the end of January. The Gzhel was performing in China during the part of December. One of the most touring folk ensembles in Russia spends abroad six months or more per year. And the political upheavals of recent years had little to no effect on its touring schedule.
Over the 10 years since its establishment, the Vologda Lace Museum has become one of the world centers of lacemaking. In the past year, the Museum opened an exhibition and gave a master class in Iran, trained lacemakers from the USA and Estonia, exhibited and accepted unique Maltese lace as a gift, as well as participated in other international projects. In the summer of 2020, Vologda will host the Vita Lace, an international lace festival, which will bring together the creme de la creme of global lace community from Finland to Australia.
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