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Finnish Cultura foundation supports learning Russian language

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Finnish Cultura foundation supports learning Russian language


26.09.2018

Yle.fi

Finnish foundation Cultura advertised a contest of grants and stipends for Finnish who want to learn Russian, Yle.fi reports. Last year, the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland has allocated a budget for theater plays staged by the first professional Russian-language theater in Finland and Russian language textbook publishing for secondary schools.

Cultura foundation grants will go to projects dedicated to promoting Russian language and culture in Finland. Winners will receive funds for travel in Russia to learn language and to hold Russian-language creative events. Applications to be accepted during one month starting October, 1, 2018.

Фонд Cultura aims to settle good relations between Russian immigrants living in Finland and the locals. According to the Foundation experts, support of the projects that give Russian people a chance to keep their identity, will let Russians to become active citizens of the Finnish society. 
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