“Zhiguli” on avenues, “Volga” on streets 14.04.2021Soviet cars are greeted with welcoming car klaxons honking on the streets of New York, Berlin or Tokyo. It's a long time since German students bought Zhiguli cars, and French farmers acquired Lada Niva. As of today, collectors are chasing Volga, Pobeda (Victory) and Moskvich (Muscovite), which are exhibited in museums and in public squares. For many foreigners, Soviet cars are curiosity and novelty, but for Russian compatriots they symbolize nostalgia and connection with their homeland.
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Greek students and schoolchildren get acquainted with Russian folklore
Students and schoolchildren of the Russian Center In Thessaloniki begin to get acquainted with Russian folklore and epics in Russian art. So, on January 24, students listened to a lecture on epic heroes in the paintings of Russian artists, which was given by the artist Anna Dimaki.
Young friends of the Russian Center take part in the Russian Bogatyrs children's creative competition. Within the framework of the competition, children will get acquainted with the work of outstanding Russian artists, who dedicated their work to depicting epic heroes.
Greek students and schoolchildren will take virtual tours of the main state museums in Russia, watch the best Russian films, get acquainted with the motives of a fairy tale in the work of Alexander Pushkin, who talentedly generalized the image of Russian heroes in his literary masterpieces.
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Lolita and Cosmonaut 11.04.2021Every year in April we commemorate the glorious day of April 12, 1961. It was the day when Yuri Gagarin, the first man of the new space era, was brought to near-earth orbit by the Vostok-1 spacecraft. The flight lasted just a little over an hour and a half, but it turned Gagarin into a figure that has been admired throughout the world ever since. The feat accomplished by Gagarin 60 years ago inspires us to recall the incredible connection of his story with Lolita Torres - a singer and one of the top actresses from Argentina's golden era of cinema.