A function dedicated to the Day of Russian Language, declared by the President of the Russian Federation, marking the birth-day of eminent Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, was organized today jointly by the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Institute of Russian Language and Youth Literary Club “RIFMA”. Such celebrations will be held every year on June 6 aimed at promoting Russian language. The function was attended by Mr. N. P. Patrushev, Secretary, Security Council of the Russian Federation, who is on a visit to India leading a Russian delegation.
Dr. Girish Munjal, Director, Institute of Russian Language, Mrs. Natalia Rozovskaya, Ms. Yelena S. Shtapkina, Deputy Director, (Culture & Information), RCSC, and the Russian language teachers Ms. Tatyana Shipilova, Ms. Nazgul Abalova and Ms. Olga Sharma guided the students and acted as Jury members at the Poetry Recitation Competition and Olympiad on Russian Language. Mr. Fyodor A. Rozovskiy, Director, RCSC, was present on the occasion.
In the Poetry Recitation Competition, students from the
An important highlight of the programme was a Floral Tribute to the
A Lecture-cum-Film Show was yet another programme on the life and works of A.S. Pushkin, which was translated into English by Dr. Girish Munjal. In the Olympiad on Russian Language, organized on the occasion for the first time on the birthday of Pushkin, students from the
Interestingly, the Theatre Group Production by the students of the Institute of Russian Language and Delhi University, based on the works of Pushkin’s Tale “Fisherman and the Golden Fish” in Hindi and Russian versions was impressive.
A play based on Pushkin’s short novel “The Shot” in Hindi attracted the attention of the gathering to a greater extent.