Different Countries, Same Gorodki 22.06.2021The traditional Russian game of Gorodki dates back to the 18th century. It was played by Leo Tolstoy and Maksim Gorky. In Soviet times, Gorodki turned into a legitimate sport, and this year marks the 85th anniversary of the first USSR championship. Today, the Gorodki is played not only in Russia and the CIS countries - Russian compatriots have brought the game to the far abroad. It has been found that the Gorodki can unite nations (Karelia and Finland hold joint tournaments) and bring back to the origins: it was abroad that many compatriots took up a bat for the first time.
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Russians in Spain to celebrate Russia Day with large-scale holiday
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Compatriots in Spain have prepared an extensive program of celebrating the Day of Russia, according to the Russian School No. 1 in Marbella on Facebook. This was reported at a press conference held the day before. Guests are invited on June 12 to the Marbella embankment, the celebration is organized by local authorities and representatives of the Russian community.
A concert, master classes in the Russian language, mathematics, and the Russian folk decorative art are planned. Everyone will be able to try to make a kokoshnik and gingerbread, paint a nesting doll, learn Russian songs and join the round dance.
Places associated with Russia will be marked on an interactive map of the world. It will be possible to learn more about the Russian sights and take a virtual trip around Moscow with a QR code.
As Russkiy Mir reported earlier, Russians in Turkey are holding a series of events for the Day of Russia. It includes a conference, regional presentations, and a festival.