The festival of the Russian culture will take place in Berlin

The festival of the Russian culture will take place in Berlin

From May 19 to May 21, the Department for External Economic and International Relations of Moscow (DVMS) will hold a number of cultural and business events in the framework of the Russian Culture Festival in the capital of Germany.

On May 20, the delegation of the Government of Moscow will lay flowers at the monument to the Soviet Soldier-Liberator in Treptow Park. The main exhibition “Moscow Festival” will officially open in the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin, where the regional conference of organizations of Russian compatriots of European countries “Russian-speaking European Diasporas of Europe for Cooperation” will be held. The conference will tackle with such hot boiling issues as the consolidation of Russian-speaking communities abroad, the protection of the rights of compatriots and countering attempts to distort history. The first day of the festival will end with a master-class by honored artists of Russia Sergey and Maxim Sidorenko.

On May 21, the Russian-speaking European Diasporas for Cooperation conference will continue in the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin. In the afternoon screening of the film “Indestructible” dedicated to the feat of the crew of the Soviet KV-1 tank under the command of Semyon Konovalov took place. Cultural and business events will end with an official reception by the Moscow Government.

Prominent political and public figures will participate in the events, among them Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Federal Republic of Germany Nechaev S., Member of the Committee of the Council of the Russian Federation on International Affairs, Morozov O., Director of the Department for Work with Compatriots Abroad Foreign Ministry of Russia Malginov O. and a number of other important guests.

Germany is a country historically associated with Russia. The relations of the countries experienced both ups and downs, but nevertheless Germany remains one of the most important partner of Russia, where numerous compatriots live.

In addition to the obvious cultural contribution, events in Berlin will be of great importance for the youth generation, since they are aimed at strengthening the connection between times and generations, drawing the attention of young people to issues of history and development.

Source: Division for Public Relations, Moscow center for international relations