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Thessaloniki holds Russian folk concert on Knowledge Day
More than 150 friends of the Russian Center in Greek Thessaloniki came to the Manolis Anagnostakis hall of the City Administration to celebrate Knowledge Day (a Russian holiday celebrated on September 1). The large-scale event dedicated to Russian education gathered school heads and teachers of educational and cultural centers in Thessaloniki, Volos, Katerini. Russian compatriots who vigorously promote the Russian language and culture in schools and universities also took part in it.
Partners of the center promote Russian education and learning Russian as a foreign language in the Russian Center. Among the partners there is the Key Learning Center, the Russian Samovar cultural society, the Sudarushki folk group, the Compass TV studio. The visitors appreciated the program which included bright performances of dance and singing groups of Russian compatriots including 3-12 years old children, cultural and documentary essays on Russia, awarding diplomas to those who studied Russian as a foreign language in RUDN and other universities. Distinguished guests from the Russian consulate general attended the event.