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24 05, 2024

Children decorated the windows of the Russian House with symbols of remembrance as part of the “Windows of Remembrance” campaign

2024-05-24T10:41:45+02:00May 24th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Kids Club, Library, Russian House News|Tags: , |

Young guests of the Russian House in Brussels enthusiastically took part in the international campaign "Windows of Remembrance". As part of this event, they cut out symbols of the Victory Day, such as cranes, doves and St George's ribbons. They carefully coloured and pasted these symbols on the windows of the Russian House. The action was aimed at drawing attention to important historical events and preserving the memory of them. Parents supported the initiative, admiring the children's creativity. Visitors to the Russian House liked the festively decorated windows, which created an atmosphere of unity and respect for history. Thanks to [...]

23 05, 2024

With Russian Roots: The Pushkin Family in Russia and Belgium

2024-05-23T15:15:35+02:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Poushkin, Russian House News, With Russian Roots|Tags: , , |

We continue to present the history of famous Russian families in Belgium - and this time one of the most famous families in Russia, the family of Alexander Pushkin, the greatest of Russian poets. His direct descendants - the poet's great-grandson and the last bearer of the Pushkin family name Alexander Alexandrovich Pushkin and his wife Maria Alexandrovna Pushkin-Durnovo, who is also a direct descendant of Nikolai Gogol, now live in the quiet metropolitan municipality of Uccle. Those gathered at the evening in the Russian House heard a unique story of Alexander Alexandrovich and Maria Alexandrovna about their great ancestor [...]

17 05, 2024

The “Garden of Memory” action

2024-05-17T14:55:42+02:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: |

On May 13, 2024, the "Garden of Memory" action was held on the territory of the Russian Embassy in Belgium. The school students planted young lilac bushes as a symbol of Victory! It was with branches of lilacs in their hands that in May 1945 they welcomed Soviet soldiers-liberators returning home! We honor this tradition, and from year to year new bushes take root on the territory of Belgium, which every spring are happy with their color. Before planting the lilacs, the staff of the Russian House in Brussels presented the results of the international historical action "Victory Dictant", in which [...]

17 05, 2024

A memorial flower laying ceremony was held at the Brussels Memorial Cemetery in Ixelles, Brussels

2024-05-17T12:48:42+02:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Our Compatriots, Russian House News|Tags: |

A memorial flower laying ceremony was held at the Brussels Memorial Cemetery in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium on May 8, 2024. There are graves of Russian participants of the resistance movement of Belgium. Among them is the grave of "Belgian Joan of Arc" Marina Alexandrovna Shafrova-Marutayeva. On December 8, 1941 Marina in the center of Brussels killed the deputy German military commandant Major Kruge and escaped. The Germans, infuriated by such audacity, took hostages and demanded that the killer surrender. Upon learning of this, Marina confessed to her husband and decided to surrender, but on the way she killed another German [...]

15 05, 2024

The “Garden of Remembrance” action took place in the Belgian city of Genk

2024-05-24T12:15:54+02:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory|Tags: , |

Morning of 10 May. The largest burial site of Soviet prisoners of war in Belgium. In the Belgian city of Genk, the "Garden of Remembrance" action took place. Indifferent compatriots, employees of the Russian House in Brussels and representatives of public organisations gathered to honour the memory of the fallen and plant young lilac bushes on the territory of the burial ground. The Garden of Memory campaign aims to create living memorials in honour of those who died during the Great Patriotic War. As part of this initiative, participants plant lilac bushes to symbolise eternal memory and respect for heroes. This [...]

10 05, 2024

Laying flowers at a cemetery in Evere, Belgium.

2024-05-24T10:57:44+02:00May 10th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Our Compatriots|Tags: |

On May 9, Victory Day, solemn ceremonies of laying flowers at the graves of citizens who died during the Second World War were held in all corners of the world. The central event in Belgium was the laying of wreaths at the monuments of Soviet citizens who died in Belgium and participants of the Belgian Resistance The ceremony, held at the cemetery of the municipality of Evere, was attended by members of the Russian diplomatic missions, representatives of the Brussels and Belgian diocese and compatriots.

28 03, 2024

The presentation of Dr. Mikael Askil Guedj’s book was held at the Russian House in Brussels

2024-04-25T14:49:57+02:00March 28th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News, Science|

On March 22, a lecture-presentation of his new book was held at the Russian House in Brussels by Mikael Askil Gouege, MD, Head of the Ophthalmology Department of the Vernet Institute in Paris, a well-known French eye surgeon. At the same time, a video bridge was organized with the North Ossetian State Medical Academy, whose professors, students and postgraduates also took part in this interesting event. Rector of the Academy, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Oleg Remizov characterized the new book by the author Medecins malgré vous as an impressive work of an erudite physician and historian of medicine. The book [...]

19 02, 2024

Medicine, Belgian Resistance, Russian Philology… The History of the Blankoffs in Belgium

2024-03-07T10:50:13+01:00February 19th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Russian House News, With Russian Roots|

On February 15, 2024 at the Russian House in Brussels, in the framework of the project "With Russian roots", an event (evening of memory) was held dedicated to the Russian-Belgian family Blankov, who made a great contribution to the Russian-speaking community in Belgium. Boris Osipovich Blankov was a famous surgeon and president of the Belgian Orthopedic Society, and before that, during World War I, a volunteer of the Russian Expeditionary Corps, fighting in the fields of Champagne. During World War II, he fought in the armed resistance fighting fascism in Belgium. He was called "the last Chekhov doctor", he treated [...]

15 02, 2024

Apply for the International Music Festival “The Road to Yalta 2024”

2024-02-15T16:15:24+01:00February 15th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News|

The international music festival "Road to Yalta 2024" will be held in Moscow on April 28 (semi-final) and May 1 (final) 2024 on the small and large stages of the Moscow State Kremlin Palace respectively. The aim of the project is to preserve historical memory and continuity of generations, to overcome the stamps of foreign propaganda and to build an international dialog by means of "musical diplomacy". Through the acquaintance of foreign performers and their fans with Russian songs of the war years Russian culture is spread abroad. Within the framework of the Festival, cash prizes will be raffled off: [...]

8 02, 2024

Take part in the International Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language “Lobachevsky/RU”

2024-02-08T10:57:53+01:00February 8th, 2024|Categories: Contests&Olympiads, Russian language|

Dear friends! We invite you to take part in the International Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language "Lobachevsky/RU", which will be held from December 1, 2023 to March 29, 2024. The Olympiad is designed for the following categories of foreign participants: students of Russian and foreign educational organizations of higher education, studying under bachelor's, specialist, master's and postgraduate programs; students of preparatory faculties / departments of educational organizations of higher education of the Russian Federation; students of Russian as a foreign language courses organized abroad; high school students of foreign educational organizations (schools, colleges, educational centers). To participate, it [...]

15 12, 2023

The application campaign for the XII National Award “Crystal Compass” has started

2023-12-15T09:47:57+01:00December 15th, 2023|Categories: Contests&Olympiads, Meet Russia, Russian House News|

Applications for the Crystal Compass national award have started to be accepted. In 2024, statuettes made of crystal and silver will be awarded to the authors of outstanding achievements and unique projects in the field of science and culture, expeditionary and educational activities, preservation and popularization of natural and historical-cultural heritage for the 12th time. Everyone is invited to participate in the application campaign: scientific and educational institutions, creative unions, domestic and foreign organizations, enterprises of various spheres, as well as independent initiative groups, public figures and individuals. Applications will be accepted until February 10, 2024. - This is the 12th [...]

23 11, 2023

Methodological events for teachers of the Russian language abroad in a distance format

2023-11-23T16:00:05+01:00November 23rd, 2023|Categories: Education in Russia, Meet Russia, Russian House News, Russian language, Science, Study Russian, Teach Russian|

Russian Language teachers from RUDN University will conduct a series of methodological events for teachers of the Russian language abroad in the distance format "Organization of course teaching of Russian as a foreign language abroad" in the period from December 1 to December 8, 2023. Participation in methodological events will allow teachers of the Russian language abroad to improve their professional skills at any time convenient for them, having mastered all modules of the program: "Specifics of the organization of course training: short-term and intensive courses"; "Intensive methods of teaching the Russian language"; "Educational and methodological literature for course and individual [...]

21 11, 2023

«Russia, the coronation of the phoenix?» Paysage sonore by Dominique Kopp

2024-01-15T22:00:24+01:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: History & Memory, Innovation, Meet Russia, Our Compatriots, performance, Russian House News, With Russian Roots|

On November 10th, the Russian House in Brussels hosted a uniquely formatted event. Our guests were immersed in the ambiance of Russia through Dominique Kopp's soundscape, titled 'Russia - Coronation of the Phoenix?' In a dimly lit auditorium, attendees enjoyed a compilation of audio excerpts, music, sound bites, and recordings of speeches by key figures in Russian history. The soundscape had a profound impact on the audience, enabling them to experience the atmosphere of Russia, sense the chill of harsh winters, and relive crucial historical moments that shaped the country's destiny. After the soundscape concluded, the guests lingered for an [...]

17 11, 2023

Media accreditation for #WYF2024 has started!

2023-11-17T10:40:37+01:00November 17th, 2023|Categories: Meet Russia, Russian House News|

Foreign media accredited by the Russian Foreign Ministry, Russian media and bloggers can participate. Hurry up to register before January 15, 2024 by following the link: Link for media The World Youth Festival is the largest youth event in the world that will be held by the Decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Festival will host 20,000 young Russian and foreign leaders in such fields as business, media, international cooperation, culture, science, education, volunteering and charity, sports and various areas of public life. Teenagers representing children’s organizations and associations will join the Festival as well. Registration [...]

14 11, 2023

Become a Software Engineer with an International Bachelor’s program by NewGen University!

2023-11-14T18:02:47+01:00November 14th, 2023|Categories: Education in Russia, Innovation, Russian House News, Science|

Software Engineering with the NewGen University is a high-quality online training programme for Junior and Middle programmers. That program is designed with modern job market requirements. You will gain a unique set of competencies that help you become an effective software developer in an international IT company. Join NewGen University today and take the first step towards a rewarding career! Why NewGen University? Degree of Governmental University of Russia (Togliatti State University) Training Period - 4 years Language - ENGLISH 100% ONLINE Тuition fee - $990 per year (applicants can receive up to 100% study grant) Admission all year round [...]

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