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St. George Ribbon Campaign

St. George Ribbon Campaign

St. George Ribbon - the expression of our respect towards veterans and a gratitude for people, who sacrificed everything for the front line.

You can get your St. George Ribbon if you visit Rossotrudnichestvo from 23 February until 9 May.


Rossotrudnichestvo new office in London (Video tour)

First floor
37 Kensington High Street
London W8 5ED UK
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Total Dictation was held in London

«Тотальный диктант» в Лондоне

On 18 April Total Dictation, an annual educational event aimed at drawing attention to the issue of literacy and promotion of literate writing, was held in 58 countries of the world.

Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in London became one of the venues where everybody could test their knowledge of the Russian language. More than 300 compatriots participated in the event.

According to the tradition, the author of the text Evgeniy Vodolazkin read the dictation at the Novosibirsk State University. Alexander Kan, an interpreter, music critic and BBC broadcaster, read the dictation text about pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg at Rossotrudnichestvo. Read more »

An evening with the poet and photographer Lydia Grigorieva took place in London

В Лондоне прошел творческий вечер поэта и фотохудожника Лидии Григорьевой

On 14 April representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in London hosted an evening with the poet and photographer Lydia Grigorieva. In the framework of the evening the presentation of the book “The poetry of dreams” and the opening of the photo exhibition “The Spring in Paradise” took place.

The new book by Lydia Grigorieva gathers different poems that, according to the author, were seen in her dreams and written in different years. The poems were read in Russian and English by L.Grigorieva and a translator. Each poem was supported by an interesting story related to one of the exhibited photographs. Read more »

Vladimir Putin congratulated Orthodox Christians and all Russians celebrating Easter

Поздравление с православной Пасхой

The President’s message reads, in part:

“Easter celebrations bring joy and hope to millions of believers, introducing them to the spiritual sources and national traditions.

The Russian Orthodox Church plays an enormous formative role in preserving our rich historical and cultural heritage and in reviving eternal moral values. It works tirelessly to bring unity, to strengthen family ties and to educate the younger generation in the spirit of patriotism. It is making a great contribution to resolving social issues and strengthening inter-ethnic and inter-religious accord in the country. Such multifaceted work is very important today and deserves deep respect.” Read more »

SLOVO Festival has opened in London

Фестиваль SLOVO с участием Акунина и Парфенова старотовал в Лондоне
SLOVO is the only festival of Russian literature held outside Russia
The festival is organised by Academia Rossica jointly with Waterstones Piccadilly, and is supported by Alexander Mamut. This year SLOVO opens during Russian Easter; it also coincides with the international London Book Fair and London Book Week. On the Opening night, 11 April, we will be joined in Waterstones Piccadilly by Russian and international authors, publishers, translators and special guests. 
Words in action! 
Words in action! – This has been SLOVO’s motto since its inception. We believe that words have the power to change the world.

Showing of films dedicated to the Great Patriotic War took place in London

Показ фильмов о Великой Отечественной войне в Лондоне

On 7 April Rossotrudnichestvo representative office hosted showing of documentaries dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Europe from Fascism.

The following films directed by Semiramida Pumpyanskaya were shown: “Liberation of Europe” (1974) about the liberation of Eastern and Central Europe from Fascism and “A Spring of the Victory” about the last battles of the Great Patriotic War in 1944-1945. Viewers had a chance to see German and Soviet chronicles about horrors of war liberation movements in different countries.

Tragic scenes interchanged with heroic video facts that captured the liberation of concentration camps, battles for European cities, anti-fascist uprising in Bucharest and the opening of the second front. Read more »

A Funny Morning Party for children took place in London

В Лондоне прошел «Смешной утренник» для детей

On 1 April Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in London invited children and their parents to celebrate the Laughter Day.

According to traditions, the programme consisted of musical and creative parts, and a tea party. The children were allocated an important role in piano and cello concert as they finished the composition by playing triangles, ratchets, bells and spoons. Everybody danced with ribbons to the music and played children’s favourite game “Freeze”. Read more »

New course for BRICS nations as Russia's presidency begins

Стартовал Год председательства России в БРИКС
Transforming the BRICS assembly of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa into "a full-scale mechanism of strategic interaction on key issues of global policy and economics" is a "top priority" for Russia’s presidency, which is expected to culminate at a summit in the Russian city of Ufa in early July, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
There are plans to open new tracks for multilateral industrial cooperation, the ministry said after a meeting on Tuesday.

An Easter concert “Young Stars” was held in London

В Лондоне состоялся Пасхальный концерт «Молодые Звезды»

On 30 March Musica Nova Russian-British Music Academy organised an Easter concert “Young Stars”.

The name of the concert reflects the creed of the Academy: to develop talents and bring up future stars. According to Eugenia Terentieva, music facilitates development of every child, for that reason the doors of the academy are open to everyone. Read more »

What? Where? When? UK Championship

Чемпионат Великобритании по спортивной игре  «Что? Где? Когда?»

On 29 March Rossotrudnichestvo hosted the 8th What? Where? When? UK Championship.

11 teams participated in the championship. Intellectuals from Edinburgh, Cambridge, London and other British cities gathered to find out who is the best in solving tricky questions. The “Crown and Bear” team won the championship.

London intellectual club was established in 2006 and successfully participates in international synchronous and non-synchronous tournaments of sports version of the game. Rossotrudnichestvo representative office has been hosting the Games on a regular basis since 2012.

The final round of the 2nd All Britain Youth Festival-contest of Performing Arts "Stars of the Albion" took place in London

В Лондоне состоялся заключительный тур II Всебританского молодежного фестиваля-конкурса искусств «Звезды Альбиона»

The festival-contest “Stars of Albion” 2015 is an annual event for musicians and dancers that connects cultures of different countries like Russia and Great Britain. The Festival aims to promote Russian culture and education, gives all talented compatriots an opportunity to demonstrate their talent and probably make the first steps towards their dream.  

This year the competition attracted many young musicians, dancers and artists 6-30 years old. The level of participants was very high as many of them were winners of national and international contests. The jury comprised of well-known professional musicians, composers, producers, directors and choreographers. Read more »

The opening of arts exhibition “Cities and People” was held in London

Открытие художественной выставки «Города и люди» состоялось в Лондоне

On 25 March Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in London hosted the opening of the exhibition “Cities and People”. The Collection Red group presented the works of nine very different artists from Russia, Armenia, Great Britain, Lithuania and Ukraine that were united by one idea and inspired by rhythms of a megapolis and its inhabitants.

The multinational exposition shows artists’ love to architecture of a big city and admiration of its culture. The artworks tell us that regardless of place of birth we live in one big world that we see from different angles, and its understanding depends on internal set of mind rather than nationality. Read more »