85 countries announced their participation in World Folk Competition1
20.09.2019 The largest international cultural event of 2020 in Russia to be held in Russian city Ufa.
85 countries announced their participation in World Folk Competition
French Lille to host Trans-Siberian Art Festival2
20.09.2019 Its initiator and permanent artistic director is famous violinist Vadim Repin.
French Lille to host Trans-Siberian Art Festival
Days of spiritual culture of Russia are held in Minsk3
19.09.2019 Common historical memory and the cultural heritage are in the focus.
Days of spiritual culture of Russia are held in Minsk
Representatives of more than 30 countries gathered at innovation forum in Ulyanovsk4
18.09.2019 Important issues of the digital economy, the development of information technology, energy, engineering are being discussed.
Representatives of more than 30 countries gathered at innovation forum in Ulyanovsk
Putin: Russia considers Israel the Russian-speaking state5
18.09.2019 The two countries maintain close humanitarian ties, every year hundreds of thousands of Russian citizens come to Israel.
Putin: Russia considers Israel the Russian-speaking state
The Shtandart, a historical frigate built based on drawings designed 300 years ago, celebrated its 20th anniversary. It is the replica of the first naval frigate built by Peter the Great in Baltics in 1703. The replica frigate was put afloat with all the honors and celebrations in September 1999. The ceremony was held on Orlovskaya embankment, St. Petersburg, in presence of more than 40 thousand people. Over the 20-year period the Shtandart has traveled 167 thousand nautical miles, visited 127 ports in 17 countries; it has been featured in a dozen films and dressed up in scarlet sails for the famous Alumni Festival held in St. Petersburg.
Vladimir Menshov, the maker of such iconic movies as Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears and Love and Dove, turns 80 on September 17. His life is an example of a remarkably successful creative and personal destiny. It's no coincidence that this year 900 people attempted to win admission to his workshop at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (aka VGIK), while enrolment is set to 30. Menshov is known as a very principled person; and he teaches his students the same thing - only a powerful person can create a truly serious film.
More than 190 nations live in Russia. They write and read in 60 literary languages. But what do we know about such literatures besides the Russian one? Meanwhile, work of modern authors representing various nations of Russia embraces a wide range of styles and genres, such as poetry, prose, folklore, and children's literature, realism, postmodernism and even rap poetry.
A son of a Russian emigrant and a Frenchwoman was born in Lyon and lived his whole life away from Russia. At the same time, Alexandre Zelkine sings in perfect Russian, and his singing is absolutely charming. Today, Alexander Vladimirovich lives with his wife in the French city of Le Mans. He agreed to talk about his life, and such the cultural phenomenon as Russian soul.
The Chairman of the BRICS NRC board, Chairman of the Committee on Education and Science of the State Duma of Russia and Chairman of the Board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov has delivered a lecture to the participants of the BRICS International School, which opened in Moscow. The politician has shared his thoughts on what really unites the BRICS countries, the values of this organization and how BRICS challenges the liberal world order.
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