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The film "What Love May Bring" by legendary French director Claude Lelouch will open the 32nd Moscow International Film Festival, Russia Today reports. Over 200 films are to be screened during the 10 day festival. The world premiere of a new film by 1967 Cannes laureate and Oscar-winner Claude Lelouch, entitled "What Love May Bring”, will take place Thursday, after the opening ceremony. The French director is not new to Moscow’s Film festival: Claude Lelouch’s films “Crossed Tracks”...

17.06.2010 Subject: Culture

More than 80 films will be presented at the Moscow International Film festival which opens on Thursday, June 17, artistic director of the Russian program of the festival Irina Pavlova said Tuesday, Voice of Russia reports. In the contest of the festival Russia will be presented by the film "Sparrow" by Yury Shiller. Among the Russian films which will be screened out of the contest are "How I Ended This Summer" by Alexei Popogrebsky which received a prize in Venice, "The...

16.06.2010 Subject: Culture

Russia will deliver an additional 130 metric tons of humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday to help those affected by deadly inter-ethnic violence in the Central Asian country, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry has said. At least 179 people have been killed in clashes between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek groups in southern Kyrgyzstan, including 132 in the country's second largest city of Osh. The unrest started in Osh on June 11 and then spread to the neighboring Jalalabad region, RIA Novosti reports. ...

15.06.2010 Subject: Culture

The Fifth World Symphony Orchestra Festival in Moscow is over. True to tradition, this musical forum is dedicated to Russia Day, June 12, a Russian public holiday, Voice of Russia reports. The Festival final was performed by the youngest participant, the Indian Symphony Orchestra headed by Russian conductor Alexander Anisimov. The musical dialogue of Europe and Asia is rooted in the concept of this year’s Moscow contest. In previous years the leading European orchestras participated in the festival along with Russian...

15.06.2010 Subject: Culture

People’s Artist of the USSR Armen Dzhigarkhanyan has been awarded the Crystal Turandot theatrical performance award, ITAR-TASS reports. According to the organizers of the award, Dzhigarkhanyan has received the award for his theatrical career, honor and dignity. The 19th awards ceremony for Crystal Turandot award will be held on June 20 at the Evgeny Kolobov New Opera theater in Moscow.  ...

10.06.2010 Subject: Culture

President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge opened the Museum of Olympic Fame in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi, the venue of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The museum in downtown Sochi presented the sports memorabilia belonging to local residents who participated in the Olympic Games. "Sochi has been transferring itself into Olympic city. We have seen the road construction, the building of the sports venues, but this museum brings something special to the town -...

09.06.2010
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Culture

The Pushkin Fine Arts Museum in Moscow is for the first time hosting an exhibition of works by a famous Spanish artist Joan Miro, Voice of Russia reports. The exhibition consists of 10 prints of the Mallorca series. Only 50 prints were produced, which is why they are rarely shown in museums exhibits. The painter who is known for his experimental style turned to the graphic arts in 1920 while living in Paris and from that time on graphic arts occupied a central place in his work....

09.06.2010 Subject: Culture

Saint Petersburg today celebrates the 338th anniversary since the birth of Peter the Great. The celebrations will begin on Zayachy (Hare) Island, where in 1703 Peter founded the city, Voice of Russia reports.   People will bring flowers to the tomb of the emperor at the Peter and Paul Fortress. Plenty of other events are scheduled in different parts of Saint Petersburg on the occasion....

09.06.2010
Rubric: Region news
Subject: Culture

Members of Cyprus’ populous Russian community are gearing up for a festival of Russian-Cypriot friendship, which is opening in Limassol today, Voice of Russia reports. More than 10,000 people are expected to turn up for the one day event, already the fifth since 2006. Among the featured events will be a photo exhibition dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the Allied Victory over Nazi Germany....

07.06.2010 Subject: Culture

On June 4 the Russian State Duma will consider in a first reading amendments suggested by the executive branch to the Law on State Policy with Regard to Compatriots Living Abroad, RIA Novosti reports. This legislative initiative aims to further refine the definition of “compatriots living abroad” by excluding the possibility of automatically including all people living in states that were once part of the Soviet Union. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said in March that the government...

04.06.2010 Subject: Culture

Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia announced that it has completed the design of the next generation of Russia’s piloted spacecraft, RIA Novosti reports. Vitaly Lopota, president of the corporation, said that the new spacecraft could hold a six-person crew and half a ton of cargo. This proposed transport system will include a launch vehicle and engine section. In comparison to the Soyuz rocket, the landing accuracy will be much higher. Due to the use of high-durability aluminum alloys and carbon fiber...

04.06.2010 Subject: Culture

Moscow today is paying its last respects to the great Russian poet and prose writer Andrei Voznesensky, who died on June 1. He was 77. The requiem service is under way at the Writers’ Center in Moscow. After the service Andrei Voznesensky will be buried at Moscow’s Novodevichy cemetery, Voice of Russia.  Voznesensky was considered "one of the most daring writers of the Soviet era" but his style often led to regular criticism from his contemporaries and he was once threatened with expulsion by...

04.06.2010 Subject: Culture

The grand prize went to Vladimir Khotinenko for his film The Priest. St. George Slays the Dragon by Serbian director Srdjan Dragojevic and I Believe by Russian director Lidia Borova were also recognized with the Zolotoy Vityaz (Golden Knight) awards for best films. The winners were announced at the closing ceremony of the film forum on the evening of June 2. “Silver” awards went to the film Water by Uzbek director Dzhakhangir Kasymov and the film Departures by Japanese...

03.06.2010 Subject: Culture

In a now traditional annual ceremony at the Grand Kremlin Palace’s St Alexander Hall, Dmitry Medvedev presented the Order of Parental Glory to parents of large families from various parts of Russia: Vladimir, Moscow and Pskov Regions, the Republics of Tatarstan and Khakassia, and Krasnodar, Primorye and Stavropol Territories. "Russia has a centuries-old tradition of large, close-knit families. We have been trying to revive this tradition over recent years, give the family a more important place in life and support...

02.06.2010 Subject: Culture

Tatarstan is preparing an exhibition of the famous artist Nikolay Feshin in France, the Republic’s Minister of Culture Zilya Valeeva said today during a meeting with French writers. The writers came to Kazan by a “literary train” as a part of the Year of France in Russia program, Voice of Russia reports. They are crossing Russia by train, following the dream of famous French poet Blaise Cendrars, who wrote the poem La prose du Transsib...

02.06.2010 Subject: Culture

A forum of Russian compatriots residing in the US is underway in San Francisco, Voice of Russia reports. The forum is being coordinated by the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots and the Congress of Russian Americans (CRA) Organizing Committees and is scheduled for Friday, May 28 at the Russian Center of San Francisco at 2460 Sutter Street. The purpose of this forum is to bring together Russian American organizations, businessmen, teachers, cultural, historical, religious and athletic activists, community leaders and...

28.05.2010 Subject: Culture

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