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Russian Week ends in Bangkok
At Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, the traditional annual event, Russian Week, has come to an end. The event took place from 8 to 12 March and was prepared by the teachers of the Russian Language Department of the Department of Western Languages of Chulalongkorn University with the participation of the Russian Center.
The theme of the Russian week this year was the International Women's Day.
The Russian week was opened by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Thailand Yevgeny Tomikhin.
The guests of the event were the Katyusha Academy of Russian Dance and the Rusich School of Russian Hand-to-Hand Combat. Representatives of the female half of Russia - teachers of the Russian language - shared their views on the holiday and noted its importance for Russian girls and women.
Lecturer Angsana Rueangdam and her guests Dr. Somphak Chansugree, Dr. Srivara Pasukdee and Palit Meechana discussed the role of women in contemporary Russian and Thai society.
The end of the Russian week was the summing up of the results of the traditional competition of literary translation from Russian into Thai.
For the first time in its history, Russian Week was held online, reaching a new audience. As before, it continues to delight its viewers with vivid impressions and acquaint the Thai people with different aspects of Russian life.
Alexey Kosmakov, Bangkok