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Cuban students celebrated Russian Language Day with Pushkin's night

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Cuban students celebrated Russian Language Day with Pushkin's night


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The night of songs and poems by Alexander Pushkin was held in the Cuban province of Ciego de Avila. The event, held annually by the Department of Russian Language named after Lomonosov of Maximo Gomez Baez University, was held in the main audience of the university with a full house, the website of Rossotrudnichestvo reports. 

Students and pupils studying Russian, university professors and representatives of the student delegation from Peru performed with the songs and poems of Pushkin. The night opened with a speech by a representative of Rossotrudnichestvo, who told Cubans and Peruvians about supporting indigenous languages ​​in multinational Russia. The Kursk Arc exhibition opened at the university within the framework of Russian Language Day.

Note, Russian Language Day was established in 2010 by a UN decision, and from now on it is celebrated annually around the world on Pushkin’s birthday. For example, Week of Russian Culture opened in Alicante, Spain this year. We Read Pushkin in Different Languages action was held in Pecs, Hungary.

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