September 27 the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in New Delhi was visited by a group of cadets of the National Cadet Corps in India, going to Russia within cadet youth exchange programme organized jointly with the Government of Moscow.
RCSC Deputy Director for Culture and Information Anastasia Khokhlova and Head of the Russian Language Teachers’ Training Center Tatiana Perova showed the cadets around the center, made a brief presentation of the exhibitions on display at the hall and at the art gallery of the RCSC, devoted to 1025th anniversary of Baptism of Rus and the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty respectively, shared information on the upcoming events, activities of the Institute of the Russian language, studios and the library of the RCSC.
Then the cadets proceeded to the seminar room to watch the multimedia presentation on Russia, its geography, history, national symbols and rich cultural heritage, which also included detailed information about the Russian capital – Moscow. The young to-be officers enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about Russia before seeing it with their own eyes. In the framework of the tour Indian cadets will visit 1st Moscow Cadet Corps, Moscow Cossack Cadet Corps named after M.A. Sholokhov, Tretyakov Gallery, Museum of Cosmonautics and other institutions of the Russian capital.
At the end of the program Colonel V. Goswami solemnly handed over to the RCSC’s library a commemorative album of the National Cadet Corps in India, and cadets performed the popular Russian song “Katyusha”, which they learned specially before visiting Russia.