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Alexandria marks 50th anniversary of Russian Center for Science and Culture
Celebrations dedicated to 50th anniversary of Rossotrudnichestvo’s representative office took place in Alexandria, Egypt, as the press- service of Russian Center for Science and Culture has advised to the Russkiy Mir Foundation.
According to Alexey Tevanyan heading Russian Science and Culture Center in Alexandria, for all of these years the center has been focusing its activity on development of interaction between the two nations in the field of culture, reinforcement of humanitarian cooperation, spreading of objective information about modern Russia, popularization of Russian language and Russian education.
Diplomats, top officials, figures of culture, journalists, Russian compatriots and graduates of Russian and Soviet Universities took part in the event. They appreciated the activities of Russian Center for Science and Culture directed at development of peoples’ diplomacy and reinforcement of friendship and understanding between Russia and Egypt.
Students and teachers of music and dancing studios working at the Center prepared a concert programme. Alexandria compatriots’ club took part in the concert. Soloist of Mariinsky Theatre Elena Vitman came out to the stage to sing Russian romance songs. Besides, guests enjoyed a movie about Rossotudnichestvo’s work in Egypt.
Exhibition of paintings by Russian compatriots living in Alexandria was timed with the celebrations.
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