Master Russian on lockdown 13.07.2020Russian language does not have days off. It is not afraid of pandemics. And sometimes it benefits from self-isolation of those who seek to master it. Having worked online for months, Russian language courses around the world are setting to actively accepts students into offline groups. The Russkiy Mir contacted teachers from different countries and found out that the lockdown and experience in e-teaching opened up new opportunities for specialists in Russian philology. Some of them conceived the idea to develop a system of electronic textbooks and globalize the programs; others initiated active engagement of lecturers and guests from all over the world for their online classes, and also mastered advanced training for teachers in virtual environment.
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Russian culture evening tol be held in Buckingham Palace
The evening devoted to Russian culture will be held in the Gallery of the Queen of Great Britain in Buckingham Palace on March 28. As part of the evening, guests will visit Russia, the Royal Family and the Romanovs exposition and an exhibition of documentary photographs of the 1855 Crimean War by Roger Fenton. The guests will also listen to a lecture on Russian art, try Russian cuisine and take part in master class on making Russian souvenirs, Afisha London reports.
Russia, the Royal Family and the Romanovs exhibition brought together exhibits telling about a long and deep historical and creative connection between Russia and the UK. Works of art, presented in Buckingham Palace, belonged to the royal dynasties of the two countries. The oldest exhibits date back to the end of the 17th century, when Peter I came to visit London. The exhibition of photographs taken during the Crimean War by famous British photographer Roger Fenton is unique, because the author is considered the first military photographer.
Russia, the Royal Family and the Romanovs exhibition was included in the program of the 11th Russian Maslenitsa Festival of Culture organized by Ensemble Productions with the support of Russkiy Mir Foundation, the City Hall of London, Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom and other departments and organizations. Russkiy Mir reported that the festival included concerts, a fair, a master class for children on a Russian rag doll, a culinary evening at Russian restaurant, and other events.
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