Exhibitions

26 03, 2024

Komi-Permyak Epic: Kudym-Osh

2024-03-26T17:19:03+01:00March 26th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Library, literary blog, Literary Blogs, Meet Russia, Russian House News|

Dear friends, we conclude our series dedicated to the Komi-Permyak epic. Today, we will tell the story of Kudym-Osh, a legendary hero after whom the capital of the Komi-Permyak district, Kudymkar, is named. 'Osh' translates from Komi-Permyak as 'bear.' На фото праздничный женский костюм иньвенских коми-пермяков. Кон. XIX – нач. XX в. Фрагмент экспозиции КПОКМ. 2005 According to legend, Kudym-Osh was the son of a powerful witch and a bear. His father was a leader and priest among the Inven Komi-Permyaks. A brief aside: the Inven Komi-Permyaks are a people living on the banks [...]

25 03, 2024

Museum Day. Virtual excursion ” Fyodor Schechtel – Moscow architect”

2024-03-25T14:43:39+01:00March 25th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

To the 165th anniversary of the creator of Russian Art Nouveau in architecture Fyodor Shekhtel. On March 21, the online lecture "Fyodor Shekhtel - Moscow architect" was held on the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels in cooperation with the A. Shchusev Museum of Architecture (Moscow) The speaker, Anna Kistanova, Director and Chief Curator of the Melnikov Museum, told about Fyodor Shechtel (1859-1926) - one of the most famous architects whose name is associated with Moscow Art Nouveau. He left a bright mark on the architectural appearance of Moscow, largely due to the fact that he always tried [...]

24 03, 2024

International Women’s Day was celebrated in Brussels

2024-03-29T13:56:46+01:00March 24th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On March 6, 2024 the Russian House in Brussels together with its friends celebrated the holiday of spring and love. Performed by an outstanding musician, professor of piano at the Luka School of Arts (Leuven) - Timur Sergeyenia, "The Seasons" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the most popular pieces of classical music, filled our hearts with beauty and hope. At the end of the concert there were vernissages of two remarkable artists who dedicated their art to the beautiful half of humanity: - Walt d'Aquavilia (Belgium) [...]

7 03, 2024

Dedicated to the 225th anniversary of Pushkin!

2024-03-07T14:40:02+01:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Kids Club, Library, literary blog, Literary Blogs, Meet Russia, Poushkin, Russian language|

September 30, 1833 A.S. Pushkin visited the Orenburg province. The purpose of this trip was to collect materials about Pugachev. At that time, Alexander Sergeevich decided to write both a historical essay about Pugachev and a novel from the era of the Pugachev uprising. This is in our time: make a couple of mouse clicks and you will get more or less reliable information, but then everything was much more complicated, but also more interesting. Pushkin not only traveled through the “eastern province” to personally visit the places where the events took place, but met with local old-timers - contemporaries [...]

27 02, 2024

Yoma and Chacha (Komi-Permyak fairy tale)

2024-02-27T15:59:09+01:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Kids Club, literary blog, Literary Blogs, Meet Russia|

Dear friends, you know that more than 200 peoples and ethnic groups live in Russia. And every people, every land has its own history, its own legends and its own fairy tales. In the north of the Urals, among dense forests, marshy swamps and high mountains, live the Komi-Permyaks. They speak the Komi-Permyak language, which belongs to the Finno-Ugric language group. You all know the expression: “We are from Parma.” There, Parma is taiga in the Komi-Permyak language, and not a football team. Today I want to introduce you to a Komi-Permyak fairy tale. Before you and I start reading [...]

5 02, 2024

Virtual tour of the exhibition “Salute of Victory” (Victory Museum, Moscow)

2024-02-05T12:28:32+01:00February 5th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , , , |

To the 80th anniversary of the complete ending of the siege of Leningrad Video of the tour: On February 1, 2024 on the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels the Victory Museum became a participant of the project "Museum Day". In the framework of commemorative events, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the complete ending of the siege of Leningrad, the main Russian military-historical museum gave conduct an online tour of the "Salute of Victory" exhibition and present expositions dedicated to the siege of Leningrad. The online audience saw a [...]

31 01, 2024

Online excursion of the Russian Museum round the exhibition “Memory!”

2024-01-31T12:36:38+01:00January 31st, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , , , |

To the 80th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the fascist blockade. On January 30, the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels hosted an online tour of the exhibition "Memory!" in the Russian Museum (St. Petersburg). The tour was conducted by Valentina Gorlova, Head of the Excursion and Lecture Department of the Russian Museum. The technologies of panoramic photography allowed enable viewers to explore the museum’s rooms where the most significant works of Soviet art,as well as works by contemporary authors dedicated to the Great Patriotic War - a terrible and at the same time heroic [...]

22 12, 2023

Festive evening “Christmas Kaleidoscope” was held at the Russian House in Brussels

2023-12-26T15:05:25+01:00December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On December 21, the Russian House in Brussels hosted a festive evening prepared by Russian-speaking compatriots. The program of the evening began with a festive concert with the participation of Elena Fedorova (soprano) and Rene Larya (bass-baritone). They performed arias from operas and operettas, songs by Isaac Dunayevsky and other works. After the concert the audience was presented an exhibition of artistic and applied art of Russian-speaking compatriots. Vera Georgievna Bunina, Director of the Russian House in Brussels thanked the talented compatriots for their participation in the exhibition and congratulated everyone on the coming New Year and Christmas holidays. [...]

14 12, 2023

Online tour of the Russian Museum “Russian Art of the 20th Century”

2023-12-14T10:56:51+01:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

The final virtual tour of the Russian Museum this year was held at the virtual site of the Russian House in Brussels, which introduced viewers to the collection of Russian art of the 20th century, presented on the permanent exhibition of the museum. The excursion was conducted by Valentina Gorlova, head of the department of excursion and lecture work of the Russian Museum. The art of the 20th century in Russia is closely connected with the history of the new state, which was formed on the site of the Russian Empire as a result of the Great October Revolution. These [...]

13 12, 2023

A lecture on the architectural history of Moscow during the Art Nouveau era took place in Belgium

2023-12-14T10:54:05+01:00December 13th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On December 7, a lecture “Moscow of the Modern Age” was held at the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels. Anna Kistanova, Director - Chief Curator of the Melnikov Museum, State Scientific Research Museum of Architecture named after A.V. Shchusev (Moscow), devoted a lecture to the concept of style, the history of its appearance and the stages of formation in Moscow. The turn of the 19th-20th centuries is a bright period in the architectural history of the city, the monuments of which adorn the streets of the capital to this day. However, modernism is not only an elegant [...]

9 11, 2023

Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin

2023-11-09T17:22:21+01:00November 9th, 2023|Categories: Library, literary blog, Literary Blogs, Poushkin, Russian language|

"Hello, shall we work together? Apart from the stories mentioned in your letter, Ivan Petrovich left many manuscripts, some of which are in my possession, while others have been used by his housekeeper for various domestic purposes. Thus, last winter, all the windows of her wing were covered with the first part of the novel that he did not finish. The aforementioned stories were, it seems, his first attempt. They are, as Ivan Petrovich said, mostly true and were heard from different individuals. However, the names in them are almost all fictitious, created by himself, and the names of villages [...]

18 10, 2023

Online tour of the halls of the Russian National Museum of Music

2023-10-26T17:42:37+02:00October 18th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Meet Russia, Our Compatriots, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

For National Unity Day On October 17, as part of the traditional “Day of Museums” cycle of the Russian House in Brussels, an online tour of the halls of the Russian National Museum of Music “Treasures of the Museum of Music” took place. The excursion participants visited the musical past and touched the musical future. We saw with our own eyes a violin made by the great master Antonio Stradivari and the oldest organ in Russia, created in 1868. We heard the sound of the electric musical instrument theremin and the world's first polyphonic musical synthesizer. The guide spoke in [...]

13 10, 2023

Virtual tour of the Ivanovka Museum-Estate in the Tambov region

2023-10-26T18:05:56+02:00October 13th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Meet Russia, Our Compatriots, Russian House News, Sergei Rachmaninoff|Tags: , , , , |

For the 150th Anniversary of the Russian composer Serge Rachmaninoff On October 5, 2023, on the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels, together with the Government of the Tambov Region, a tour of the Ivanovka Museum- Estate was held. The excursion participants visited the very center of Russia, in an amazing corner - the Sergei Rachmaninoff Museum-Reserve “Ivanovka”. From June 1890 to April 1917, the great Russian composer, musician and conductor Sergei Rachmaninov lived and worked there. Now Ivanovka hosts scientific conferences, music festivals, competitions and concerts, music and theater assemblies. Materials provided by the copyright holder. Video [...]

2 10, 2023

Art of the turn of the 19th – 20th centuries in the permanent exposition of the Russian Museum has been shown online

2023-10-03T12:40:47+02:00October 2nd, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

Virtual tour to the Russian Museum to explore art of the late 19th – early 20th centuries The Russian Museum together with the Russian House in Brussels and Russian House in Paris held the virtual tour round the Russian Museum. Valentina Gorlova, Head of the Excursion and Lecture Department of the Russian Museum, has featured the art of the turn of the 19th – 20th centuries. The technologies of panoramic photography enable the viewers to explore the museum’s rooms where the paintings by famous Russian artists Andrey Ryabushkin, Konstantin Korovin, [...]

29 06, 2023

The multimedia project “Music of Heroes” was presented in Belgium

2023-06-30T11:52:36+02:00June 29th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

To the 82nd commemoretion of the start of the Great Patriotic War On June 29, 2023, the presentation of the multimedia project of the Russian National Museum of Music "Music of Heroes" took place on the virtual site of the Russian House in Brussels. The project presented by Mikhail Bryzgalov, Director General of the Russian National Museum of Music, Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation. "Music of Heroes" is a synthesis of the museum and theater, music and literature, photography and cinema. The music of heroes is the music of those who worked in the rear, fought on the [...]

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