Rus News Journal

In Milan days of the Russian culture

Rome, 24 sen - News, Sergey Startsev have opened. the Exhibition " Petersburg " fotodelika " Darya Dostal " Italian public representing on court an original photograph of capital of the Russian empire, have opened on Friday in well-known Milan Zamke Sfortsa (˝astello Sforzes˝o) days of the Russian culture which are spent within the limits of the program " Cities - partners ".

Thanks to this unique cultural initiative in Milan a fifth year there pass concerts, film reviews, exhibitions and MTGs with figures of the Russian culture and art successively. This time the program included, in particular, Festival of the Russian cinema in which course milantsam will show " the Admiral " Andrey Kravchuka, " the Granny " Lydias Bobrovoj, " the Disappeared empire " Karena Shakhnazarov, " One and a half room, or Sentimental travel home " Andrey Hrzhanovsky and " Travel W pets " Beliefs Sentry.

the program Culmination by tradition becomes " Russian evening " - it will pass on Saturday in an ancient palace of Kuzani (palazzo ˝usani) where will be presented theatrical and film suits, and also an exhibition of an author`s toy " Dreams from the childhood " the known Russian designer and Oksana Yarmolnik`s theatrical artist. At evening soloists of the Maryinsky Theater will act, and it will come to the end with charitable auction means from which will be transferred into account one of children`s homes of St.-Petersburg.

Visitors " Russian evening " in Milan there are known politicians, members of parliament, businessmen and public figures of two countries, and also the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Italy Alexey Meshkov.

the Initiator and the curator of the program " Cities - partners " the spouse of the president of Russia Svetlana Medvedev is. The present project is prepared the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Fund socially - cultural initiatives and Management of the international programs with the assistance of the mayoralty of Milan, the government of St.-Petersburg, National chamber of a fashion of Italy and of some local public associations.

In February within the limits of the program " Cities - partners " in Venice the Russian project " has been carried out; Cultural mission. St.-Petersburg - Venice " and in May in the South Italian city of Bari has passed the fourth Russian festival " the Summer garden of arts ".

All actions of the program are now spent towards to Year of the Russian culture and Russian in Italy and Year of the Italian language and culture in Russia which will pass in 2011.