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Russia and Republic of Korea launch joint cultural project

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Russia and Republic of Korea launch joint cultural project


12.08.2020

The Days of Culture without Barriers started on Tuesday, August 11, the website of the Ministry of Culture reports. The project will unite Russia and South Korea. 2020 was declared the Year of Cultural Exchanges between the two countries; it was timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Unfortunately, the unfavorable epidemiological situation prevented the plans, a large-scale program of events had to be moved to the virtual space.

The Days of Culture without Barriers online program will include broadcasts of 8 concerts and performances. 

The performance of the Korean National Contemporary Dance Company will be presented to the Russian audience. The performance of the Korean National Ballet is scheduled for Wednesday. Musicians from South Korea will perform works by Sergei Prokofiev and Sergei Rachmaninoff. The National Orchestra of Korea will also take part in the festival.

On the Russian part, the Gzhel dance theater and the Gaskarov folk dance ensemble are going to perform for the Korean public . They will be joined by the Moscow Soloists chamber ensemble. The Moscow Musical Theater will show the Reverse play.

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