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The II International Literary Festival “Europe-2009,” which is organized by the Union of Russian Writers in the Czech Republic and supported by the Embassy of Russia in the Czech Republic, as well as RusInterCenter and the Russkiy Mir Foundation, will be held in Prague from April 11-12. The festival’s organizing committee is headed by Yury Polyakov, chief editor of Literaturnaya gazeta. Other committee members include Sergey Levitsky, president of the Union of Russian Writers Czech Republic, Sergey Trusevich,...

08.04.2009
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

Organizers of International Ballet Festival "Dance Open" are pleased to welcome you in St. Petersburg! Every year the amount of its’ participants is getting wider, that tells us that professional communication in formation of young artists is very important. Saint-Petersburg has always been proud of its’ ballet school, that presented the world a lot of legendary names. And it is wonderful that now our city has become an attractive center for those, who open new pages of ballet history. As usual, basic...

07.04.2009
Rubric: Region news
Subject: European Russian Forum

Four young, prominent Russian playwrights visiting Princeton this month will share their latest work and their thoughts on contemporary Russian theater in public events on Monday, April 13, and Thursday, April 16. The writers -- Aleksandr Arkhipov, Mikhail Durnenkov, Aleksandr Rodionov and Ksenya Stepanycheva -- are being hosted by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures to help introduce American scholars and audiences to a new side of contemporary Russian culture. As part of their visit, the writers will present a master...

06.04.2009 Subject: European Russian Forum

From April 1-8 in St. Petersburg, the XI International Festival of Russian Theatres in the CIS and Baltic States will take place. Participating in the program will be both well-known theatres and young groups from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, South Ossetia and Tajikistan. St. Petersburg audiences will see classical performances and contemporary repertoires. An important feature of the festival is the presence of a large number of discussions, workshops and master classes, which will...

03.04.2009
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

The winners of the “Russian Prize,” which is awarded to both prose writers and poets who write in Russian and live abroad, are Boris Khazanov from Germany, Bakhyt Kenzheev from Canada and Margaret Meklina from the United States. In total, 471 works from 32 countries were submitted to the contest. The awards ceremony received financial support from the Russkiy Mir Foundation. This year marked the fourth year for the “Russian Prize.” The award was established in 2005 by...

03.04.2009
Rubric: Grant news
Subject: European Russian Forum

On March 31, the eve of Nikolai Gogol’s birthday commemoration, the Russkiy Mir Foundation held a roundtable on “Nikolai Gogol and the Russian World: On the Writer’s 200th Birthday.” Taking part in the discussion were well-known philologists, museum directors, as well as representatives from state agencies and Russian organizations in Ukraine. The roundtable began with opening remarks by the moderator, first deputy executive director of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Sergey Morgunov, who promised on behalf...

31.03.2009
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: European Russian Forum

The Russian Center in Ust-Kamenogorsk and the Russkiy Mir Foundation organized a roundtable discussion on "Russian Literature in the Global Context" in Ust-Kamenogorsk (Kazakhstan) January 29-30. The participants included many local philologists and media representatives. In addition to specialists from Kazakhstan, the roundtable was attended by their counterparts from Moscow, Tula, Yekaterinburg etc. The welcome address was delivered by prominent Kazakh officials, including deputy...

03.02.2009
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: European Russian Forum

October 10-21, the Russian Center for Science and Culture, in cooperation with the Coordinating Council of Compatriots and the Russian boarding school on Malta, held the Third Festival of Russian Youth Art. Participants of the festival included the choir of Sverdlovsk Men’s Choir College and the dance ensemble Etoile from Yekaterinburg, a men’s chamber choir from Kamensk-Uralsky and a dancing group of the Russian boarding school on Malta. The festival concerts took place in various churches and concert halls of the...

24.10.2008
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: European Russian Forum

On October 20, the VI All-Arabian Meeting of Foreign Alumni of Russian (Soviet) Higher Educational Institutions opened in the Syrian capital Damascus. The program for the meeting included a visit of Alexander Sarymov, Deputy Head of the Russian Centre of International Scientific and Cultural Cooperation with Foreign Countries (Roszarubezhcenter) to the Lebanese town Baalbek and the Lebanese-Russian Cultural Center established this year under the initiative of Lebanese alumni. The initiative was supported by the Russian Center of Science and Culture...

22.10.2008 Subject: European Russian Forum

From August 25 to September 8, an international Russian-language theatre festival and camp will take place at the Serdika Youth Center in Bulgaria. Participants include children’s and youth theatre groups, which will present performances in Russian. The festival has been organized by the nonprofit Pervotsvety Fellowship of Children’s and Youth Theatrical Collectives (Russia), the Sputnik travel agency (Russia), the Alfa Service travel agency (Bulgaria) and the Vedogon youth center (Bulgaria). Financial support has...

25.08.2008
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: European Russian Forum

From August 15-31, 2008, the Night of the Arts festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Helsinki. The event traditionally brings artists from around the Baltic region, as well as visitors from across Europe and other parts of the world. For the first time, the Russian project “Jazz Travel Finland. Jazz season” is taking part in the festival. Svetlana Kolosova, director of Planets ART, says, “Russo-Finnish relations have a very long history, and our peoples have always been close spiritually and share...

14.08.2008
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: European Russian Forum

The 23rd Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in Germany will feature performances of Russian music by leading Russian musicians and conductors, reports ITAR-TASS. The festival is being held in the northern German region from July 12-31 and will include 153 different events. “Russia is the main guest of the festival this year,” said Peter Karstensen, prime minister of Schleswig-Holstein. “Virtually two thirds of the concerts this year are connected with Russian music.” ...

12.07.2008 Subject: European Russian Forum

The Israeli pianist, composer and improviser Leonid Ptashka, nicknamed ‘piano wrecker’, appeared within the third international Jewish music festival in Kazan. New Music chamber orchestra conducted by Anna Gulishambarova performed opposite him, Tatar-inform reports. The concert began with festival’s artistic director Eduard Tumansky and the first secretary of Israeli Embassy to Russia Elena Lagutina making welcoming remarks. “This is not just...


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