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Photo exhibition on cultural ties between Russia and Italy opened in Merano

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Photo exhibition on cultural ties between Russia and Italy opened in Merano


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Several dozens of photographs have been included in the TASS photo exhibition called Russia and Italy: yesterday, today, tomorrow, which opened in the Italian city of Merano on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the Russian Center named after N. I. Borodin. The photos tell the story of long-term cultural ties of the two countries, TASS reports.

The exhibition depicts movie and pop stars, politicians, writers, sportsmen of the two countries, as well as moments of meetings and visits. The guests of the ceremony were representatives of local authorities and the delegation of Moscow officials. The governor of the Bolzano province, Arno Kompatcher, called the Russian community of Merano "the soul of the city."

Russkiy Mir reported that within the framework of the Days of Russia dedicated to the anniversary of the Russian Center, an exhibition of illustrations for the works of Fyodor Dostoevsky also opened in Merano and a concert of the Russian group Grad Quartet took place. The musicians performed the works of Italian classics on balalaika and bayan.

The head of the department of foreign economic and international relations of the city of Moscow Sergey Cheremin spoke about the changes that awaited the Russian Center. A modern library will appear in it and Russian language courses will open.

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