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2014 - Year of Culture in Russia launched in Trivandrum

Friday, 28 February 2014 18:08

February 7 the Russian Cultural Centre in Trivandrum organized a unique dance programme to mark the opening of the Year of Culture in Russia – 2014.

Inaugurating the function, Principal Secretary on Home Affairs, Government of Kerala Mr. L. Radhakrishnan stressed the importance of learning more about foreign cultures for further development of people to people diplomacy. “We know that Russia is rich in culture and the decision of Russian Government to bring other countries closer by promoting traditions, culture, literature and sports need to be appreciated. Culture and cultural exchanges are very important to bring people together”, said Mr. Radhakrishnan.

Following the official part the famous dance ensemble “Rhythm” from the capital of the Russian Republic of Karelia – Petrozavodsk performed a 90 minutes programme. The ballroom dances performed by the 15 member group became totally new experience to the audience of more than 1200 people. The “Rhythm” group performed 18 different dances forms, comprising all thepossible varieties of ballroom dances: waltz, foxtrot, samba, etc. The experimental European dance accompanied by Indian music was an added attraction.

Concluding the programme Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation, Director of the Russian Cultural Centre in Trivandrum Mr. Ratheesh C. Nair presented mementos to the participants.

13 newspapers and 11 TV channels covered the event. Various exhibitions, literary evenings, film festivals and other cultural programmes by Russian artists will be organized all over Kerala as part of the Year of Culture in Russia.

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