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Russia Day celebrated upfront in Berlin

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Russia Day celebrated upfront in Berlin


19.05.2017

In the lead-up to the Russia Day caretakers and children of Russian-German kindergarten Matryoshka participated in summer-like celebration. Community of

Russian Parents and Teachers of Berlin MITRA organised this event.

Kids made a musical show based on Russian folklore fairytales. After the program was finished guest and participants enjoyed traditional Russian treats.

It worth mentioning that MITRA initiated ten bilingual kindergartens in Berlin, Leipzig, Potsdam, Köln and also private German-Russian school n/a Lomonosov in Berlin.

Natalya Livshits, Berlin

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