culture in Russia

Zhara festival among TOP 3 open-air CIS festivals

International music festival Zhara was included in the rating of the best open-air festivals of CIS countries this summer. According to the  analytical agency TurStat, the Rock for Bobrov festivals in Minsk (Belarus), …

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Kinotavr festival kicks off in Sochi

The Kinotavr Film Festival kicked off in Sochi. The solemn ceremony hosted by Danila Kazlovski takes place in the Winter Theater. The main selection of the contest includes 14 films. The ceremony was attended by Advisor to the …

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Teatr.doc director Elena Gremina passes away

A renowned Russian playwright, founder of Teatr.doc Elena Gremina has been found dead today. The location and timing of the farewell ceremony is not specified yet, RIA Novosti reported. Elena …

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Leonid Agutin: Baku has unique atmosphere

Singer, Honored Artist of Russia Leonid Agutin plant to hold a solo concert in Baku on the occasion of his 50th jubilee, musician said in an exclusive interview to Vestnik Kavkaza. "I haven't talked to any …

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First anime channel to be launched in Russia

Russia will see the launch of its first ever anime channel this summer,  Digital TV PR director Evgeny Kuzin said. DTV, which has partnered with VGTRK and Rostelecom, obtained a licence for the channel, …

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TV Channel One dedicates day to Muslim Magomayev

Today, the Russian TV Channel One will broadcast programs and television versions of concerts dedicated to the memory of the legendary performer and composer - Muslim Magomayev. Muslim Magomaev was born on August 17th, …

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Hermitage to tell about Echmiadzin and Boris Piotrovsky

Today, the Hermitage reported about the upcoming events, among them - the evening dedicated to Echmiadzin on February 8, the Day of Culture of Armenia and the 110th anniversary of Academician Boris Piotrovsky on February 14. Art critic …

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World Festival of Youth and Students kicks off in Russia

19th World Festival of Youth and Students kicks off today in Russia. It will be held in Moscow and Sochi from October 14 to 22.  The festival marks the 70th anniversary of the event which was first held in Prague in 1947. More …

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