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Student Forum Opens the Year of Russia in France
The first Russian-French Student Forum opens today at a Paris-based Russian Center of Science and Culture, reports Vesti channel.
The forum marking the launch of the Year of Russia in France will be attended by delegates from over a hundred Russian and French universities. Among the participants will also be Head of the Administration of Russia’s President Sergei Naryshkin, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, and leading Russian and French politicians and public figures. A number of roundtables on politics, energy, environmental protection and education are to be held as part of the event.
January 25 will also see the opening of the Year of Russia in France - the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev will perform Chaikovsky Symphonies No. 1 and 4 at the Pleyel concert hall.
A number of other events devoted to the Year of Russia in France will also take place in January.