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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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