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Days of Russian Language and Culture started in Croatia

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Days of Russian Language and Culture started in Croatia


29.05.2019

Photo: The Pushkin State Russian Language Institute

Days of Russian Language and Culture start on Wednesday, May 29, in the Croatian city of Pula. The organizers of the forum are the Faculty of Philosophy of the local university, the Pushkin Institute Center and the Matrix Croatica - Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature.

The program includes numerous lectures, master classes and a lot of cultural events. 

Croatian students studying Russian will talk about their studies at the Zlatoust center, which works in St. Petersburg, as well as the participation in the student forum of Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

The master class of the Pyatigorsk State University professor Vyacheslav Shulzhenko will be devoted to the work of Linor Goralik.

There will also be a presentation of the book 871 Days by Nineli Koribskaya in translation into Croatian. The work is dedicated to the blockade of Leningrad. It has already been translated into English, French, Armenian and Serbian.

The large-scale conference European Intelligentsia at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries to bring together scientists from different countries who will present the results of their research on this topic. One of the sections of the forum will be devoted to the works of Ivan Turgenev in honor of the anniversary of the classic of the Russian literature.

The Day of the Russian language, which is timed to the birthday of Aleksander Pushkin, will also be celebrated at the forum. It will be celebrated very widely, as this year marks the 220th anniversary of the great poet.

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