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The International Folk Festival Pokrovskye Kolokola is always a welcome event in Vilnius. Audiences and musicians look forward to the festival every autumn. This year, the 10th International Folk Festival lasted for five days and featured ensembles from 12 countries, treating the public to concerts, master classes, music premieres, expert discussions and unforgettable conversations at the city hall. ...

25.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

On 15 November 2015, the Fifth Festival of Russian Language and Literature in India opened in Trivandrum, the capital city of the south Indian state of Kerala, as part of the Year of Russian Literature. The traditional event was organized by the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Alexander Pushkin Center of Russian Language in Trivandrum. ...

24.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Science

During their visit to Mount Athos in the run-up to the bilateral Year of Culture in Russia and Greece, Moscow artists together with Father Anton Ilyin, representative of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, proposed to organize a series of plein-air painting trips in Greece. The initiative received approval from Protoiereus Simeon and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. ...

23.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

In October-November 2015, RUBRIC Russian schools celebrated autumn holidays. However, the celebrations had nothing to do with the traditional British Halloween: Russian schoolchildren celebrated the harvest festival! Children recited Russian poems and sang autumn-themed songs. They also acted out a number of Russian fairy-tales like...

20.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Heart Memory

The program developed by a multinational team of teachers of Russian language has been awarded at the Second All-Russian Public Innovation Contest for Best Textbook, Study Guide and Monograph. The interactive Children of the World game room was recognized as the best educational initiative for pre-schoolers. The...

19.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Science

The first presentation of popular science publication Book 1: I Understand That Times Change. 16th-18th Centuries took place at the grand hall of the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Chisinau. The project was initiated and implemented by the Moldovan Society of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation. ...

13.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Heart Memory

A memorial sign to soldiers killed in World War I was installed in the town of Ceadir-Lunga a year ago, on November 11, 2014. The initiative was part of the Memory of Forgotten War project aimed at preserving and resurrecting the memory of the fallen soldiers from Gagauzia. The project was supported by the Russkiy Mir Foundation. It was the first memorial sign to the soldiers of WWI in modern Moldova. ...

13.11.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: History

On 22 October 2015 the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology at the Shevchenko Transnistria State University hosted a research-and-practice seminar “Contemporary Issues in Teaching Russian Language and Literature in Primary School” with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation. The seminar that brought...

30.10.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Heart Memory

On 18-23 October, Minsk hosted the international teacher competition “Crystal Inkpot. Chekhov’s Lesson” with contenders from Serbia, Italy, Georgia, Latvia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Russia and Ukraine. The competition was sponsored by the International Teachers’ Club, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Ukraine. A World without Hatred or...

26.10.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Heart Memory

On 19-22 October the international forum “Russian Language as a Basis for Cooperation among Talented Youth” and the 2nd international teacher competition “Crystal Inkpot. Chekhov’s Lesson” were held in Minsk with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation. ...

22.10.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Heart Memory

A workshop and master classes entitled "Speech Development of Bilingual Children under Tamara Lombina's Programme" was held in Paris, France. The workshop was hosted by Natalia Luksha, Director of the Chitaika Children’s Center, and Tamara Lombina, Candidate of Psychological Sciences, children’s author and teacher with many years’ experience. Russian language teachers and parents learned about the methods...

21.10.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: Science

On 18 October the 13th Yury Ozerov International Festival of War Films closed in Kaliningrad. The five-day event was organized with the support of the Government of the Kaliningrad Region, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Union of Veterans of Russia. The festival became a...

20.10.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

On 14 October the 3rd festival of Russian cinema “A Russian Rendezvous” organized with the help of Gosfilmofond closed in Chisinau. About 20 Russian films, including Sergei Mokritsky’s Battle for Sevastopol, Andrei Konchalovsky’s The Postman’s White Nights and Stanislav Govorukhin’s Weekend, were screened in the capital of Moldova and other cities of the republic for several days. The film...

19.10.2015
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

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