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Fun |  Celebrities |  16.04.21

Russian Journalists Named Best Source of Cultures Dialogue

The Romir research holding, in partnership with the “The Commonwealth of Journalists” Mediacongress, conducted a study to identify those media, programmes, and personalities of Russia which over the past year have made the greatest contribution to the development of the dialogue of cultures.  It is specified that the results of a global survey of journalists

Videos |  Events |  14.04.21

Rostov University Held Talent Contest [Video]

The “Student Spring” festival of the Southern Federal University was held in Rostov. During one month, 18 performances were shown to the audience, 1rnd reports. The results of the festival were summed up at a gala concert.  It is noted that this year the competition was held with the slogan “We will definitely meet”. During

Videos |  Events |  12.04.21

Russian Schoolchildren Visited Vostochny Cosmodrome Online [Video]

On the eve of Cosmonautics Day, the Institute for Study of Childhood, Family and Education of the Russian Academy of Education, together with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and the Centre for the Operation of Ground-Based Space Infrastructure Facilities, prepared a video tutorial from the Vostochny Cosmodrome for Russian schoolchildren, the press

Videos |  Events |  12.04.21

Over 500 Drones Depicted Gagarin’s Flight Into Space [Video]

In Veliky Novgorod, more than 500 drones depicted Gagarin’s flight into space, and a video of a beautiful event was posted on the VK-Page of the Governor of the Novgorod Region Andrey Nikitin.    A very special show dedicated to Cosmonautics Day took place in Veliky Novgorod. More than 500 luminous drones were launched there

Videos |  Music |  12.04.21

Russian Cosmonauts Send Congratulations on Cosmonautics Day From ISS [Video]

Roscosmos cosmonauts, Sergey Ryzhikov, Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, Oleg Novitsky, and Pyotr Dubrov, who are onboard the International Space Station (ISS), congratulated everyone on the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight into space, the state space corporation’s press service reports.    On April 12, the world celebrates Cosmonautics Day. In 2021, it is 60 years since the

Fun |  Events |  08.04.21

Space Dictation to Be Held in Moscow

On April 11, Moscow will host the First All-Russian Space Dictation at VDNKh, which will include 30 questions from various fields of knowledge, the press service of the exhibition reports.   It is noted that this year the space dictation received the status of an All-Russian one for the first time. It will be conducted by

Fun |  Events |  07.04.21

Russians Celebrate Runet’s Birthday

On April 7, 1994, the first website registered with the .RU domain name appeared in the world. This date is considered the date of birth of a huge segment of the World Wide Web, Runet. From that moment on, Russia officially became a part of the World Virtual Community.  However, it can be said that

Fun |  Culture |  06.04.21

Muscovites Invited to Participate in Local History Dictation

On April 18, 2021, the DiscoverMoscow portal will host the ‘Moscow Code’ intellectual dictation of local lore, according to the Moskva City News Agency.  According to the Head of the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage, Alexei Yemelyanov, this unique project allows people to test their knowledge about Moscow, as well as learn new historical facts

Fun |  Culture |  28.03.21

Bolshoi Theatre Celebrates 245th Anniversary

The State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia (Bolshoi Theatre) celebrates 245 years today, TASS reports. According to the general director of the theatre, Vladimir Urin, the theatre decided that in the conditions of a pandemic they would not hold celebrations. He noted that the theatre will work in a regular mode but for the institution,

Fun |  Music |  23.03.21

Moscow Music Museum Invited Viewers to Birthday Party

The Russian National Museum of Music celebrates its birthday on March 24, 2021. Festive events will be broadcast in its social networks (Facebook, VKontakte, and Instagram), on its official website and on the Kultura.RF portal, the press service of the museum reports.   So, on March 24 at 1 pm there will be a broadcast of

Fun |  Culture |  16.03.21

Novosibirsk Residents Celebrated Maslenitsa on Grand Scale

In 2021, the Novosibirsk authorities made the open-air museum of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography the epicentre of the Maslenitsa celebration, reports. A snow fortress of huge size was built there, storming which was an obligatory component of the festival.   Another popular entertainment of the ancestors of Russians was wall-to-wall fistfights (a crowd

Fun |  Events |  12.03.21

Russian Artist Sold Artwork Photo as Virtual Asset for $28,400

Russian calligrapher, Pokras Lampas, sold a photograph of a projection of his artwork at the Chirkeyskaya HPP in the North Caucasus as a virtual asset, a non-fungible token (NFT), at the Foundation online auction. The sale amount was 16 ethereum (Ethereum cryptocurrency), or about $28.4 thousand, TASS reports.   “I wanted to make my first NFTs

Fun |  Events |  07.03.21

Moscow Region Museums Invited Women for Free Excursions on March 8

The Ministry of Culture of the Moscow Region invited women and children to visit the state museums of the region free of charge on International Women’s Day as part of the “March 8” annual campaign.   It is specified that participants of the action must get a ticket at the ticket office of the museums which