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The Russkiy Mir Foundation has undertaken an international cultural project to develop Russian Centers in partnership with educational organizations around the world. The Foundation's Russian Centers are created with the aim of popularizing Russian language and culture as a crucial element of world civilization, supporting Russian language study programs abroad, developing cross-culture dialog and strengthening understanding between cultures and peoples.

Russian Centers News

In the beginning of December, Bavarian television contacted Russian Center of Nuremberg's Russian-German Cultural Center with an unusual request to tell about Russian Christmas traditions. The Centre staff was pleased to accept it. The representatives of German television were so interested with Christmas kutia (traditional grain dish), that they decided to bring this information to broad masses, and all of this escalated into a real TV project.
The representatives of the Russian Center in New York visited the educator Nilda Garses on January 9. All her life, Nilda was related to Russian culture and art. Being born in Puerto Rico, Nilda heard the sound of balalaika in her childhood and fell in love with everything Russian and the country itself. She visited Russia more than 12 times, and collected many albums and pictures from different Russian cities.
Roslyn Enrichment Center together with Russian Center in New York organized a Christmas performance based on Snow Queen tale by Hans Christian Andersson. This story about friendship and loving heart that can melt ice is appreciated by adults and kids.  
The Russian Center of the German-Russian Institute of Culture held the screenings of the Russian short films Cradle and Way to Heaven in the framework of the International Short Film Day. The films were released by the world's first film company specializing in space theme, Space Film Industries (SFi).
The Faculty of Philology and Philosophy, as well as at the Faculty of Translation of the University of Granada, held an annual conference dedicated to Russian writer Ivan Turgenev. This year the event was timed with the 200th anniversary of the author and received the title  Ivan Turgenev on the threshold of modernism: transitional aesthetics. On the bicentenary of the writer's birth.
The Russian Center and the Department of Slavic Philology of the University of Pecs (southern Hungary) held a quiz dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev for third-year philology students.