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Cuba hosts Days of Russian Language and Culture

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Cuba hosts Days of Russian Language and Culture


Cuba carries out the Days of Russian Language and Culture in universities of two cities - Guantanamo and Santiago de Cuba, reports. The festival started in one of the schools where nearly thirty students learn Russian.

According to representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in Havana Vladimir Yaroshevsky, there was a competition of young artists who reflected their ideas about Russia and its relations with Cuba in their work. The best work were selected for the exhibition.

The students also prepared a concert where they performed songs in Russian and folk dances.

In its turn, Rossotrudnichestvo presented a film program: children's pictures shot by Russian directors and Russian cartoons.

Students and teachers of Guantanamo University saw the photo on the exhibition called Cultural and Ethnic Diversity of Russia.

The festival also hosted a meeting of Rossotrudnichestvo representatives with the universities leadership. The parties discussed the development of bilateral cooperation between universities of both countries, academic and student exchanges. Experts studied in Russia spoke to the Cuban students.

In addition, Cuban scientists took part in the Modern Russia scientific forum. They discussed the features of the political system and economy of the country, historical and cultural traditions.

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