Exhibitions

1 07, 2024

Pushkin’s Anniversary in Brussels: How the Russian House Celebrated the Great Poet’s 225th Birthday

2024-07-01T09:39:44+02:00July 1st, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Meet Russia, Poushkin, Russian House News|Tags: |

This spring, a grand celebration of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin's anniversary took place at the Russian House in Brussels. In honor of the great poet's 225th birthday, a variety of events were held, each offering unforgettable experiences to the guests. The festivities began with a family event titled "The Pushkin Family in Russia and Belgium," where guests learned about the Pushkin family's history and their legacy in Belgium. One of the main exhibitions was "Pushkin and Moscow," showcasing unique exhibits related to the poet's life and work in the Russian capital. Film enthusiasts gathered for the exclusive Belgian premiere of the "Eugene [...]

27 06, 2024

Online Tour of the Russian Museum “Russian Avant-Garde”

2024-06-27T16:37:33+02:00June 27th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Meet Russia, Russian House News|Tags: , , , , |

On June 25, the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels hosted an online tour of the largest museum of Russian fine arts, dedicated to the Russian avant-garde, the most vivid chapter in the history of Russian art. The tour was conducted by Valentina Gorlova, head of the excursion and lecture department of the Russian Museum. Viewers got acquainted with the works of the founders of the Russian avant-garde: Mikhail Larionov, Natalia Goncharova, Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Vladimir Tatlin, Alexander Rodchenko, Alexandra Exter, Lyubov Popova, Nathan Altman, Nikolai Punin, and others. Panoramic shooting technologies allowed viewers to be in [...]

27 06, 2024

The exhibition of compatriots “Slavic Kaleidoscope” concluded its run in Brussels

2024-06-27T10:43:49+02:00June 27th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Poushkin, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

From May 22 to June 25, 2024, the art exhibition "Slavic Kaleidoscope" took place with great success at the Russian House in Brussels. The exhibition was dedicated to the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture, as well as the 225th anniversary of the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin. "Slavic Kaleidoscope" continued the cycle of exhibitions "Artistic Kaleidoscope" and presented works by our compatriots, including photographs, paintings, graphics, and applied arts. Inspired by Slavic folklore, monuments of Russian and Slavic literature, as well as the works of A.S. Pushkin, the participants of the exhibition demonstrated the beauty and diversity of [...]

20 06, 2024

In Brussels, an exhibition “Pushkin and Moscow” opened on the 225th anniversary of the great Russian poet

2024-06-24T09:28:45+02:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Poushkin, Russian language|Tags: , , |

On June 19, the "Pushkin and Moscow" exhibition, organized by the State Museum of A.S. Pushkin from Moscow, opened at the Russian House in Brussels. The event, dedicated to the 225th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, gathered a large number of visitors, including both Belgians interested in Russian culture and compatriots living abroad. The exhibition features a unique collection that allows guests to delve deeper into the life and work of Pushkin, as well as the cultural atmosphere of Moscow in his time. Vera Bunina, the director of the Russian House in Brussels, [...]

13 06, 2024

225 Years of Pushkin: Illustrations for “The Tale of Tsar Saltan” on Fabric Panels

2024-06-13T14:09:11+02:00June 13th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Library, Meet Russia, Poushkin, Russian House News|Tags: , |

Natalya Maraeva created a stunning series of 12 fabric patchwork panels dedicated to Alexander Pushkin's "The Tale of Tsar Saltan." These unique works of art were made in honor of the 225th anniversary of the great poet and were exhibited at the "Slavic Kaleidoscope" exhibition at the Russian House in Brussels. The talented artist used fabric patches to create colorful illustrations that convey the magic and atmosphere of the famous fairy tale. Visitors to the Russian House are keenly examining the details of the panels, marveling at Natalya's craftsmanship and the intricacy of her work. Each piece of fabric is [...]

13 06, 2024

A mural was created for the Russian House in Brussels for Pushkin’s 225th Anniversary

2024-06-13T12:00:19+02:00June 13th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Library, Meet Russia, Poushkin, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

To commemorate the 225th anniversary of the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, artist Anna Burkovskaya created a vibrant and impressive mural on the facade of the Russian House in Brussels. Anna decided to embody symbols of Russian culture and history in the mural. At the center of the composition is Pushkin himself, whose work is an integral part of world literature. Next to the poet in the mural are the majestic St. Isaac's Cathedral and the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral. These architectural masterpieces symbolize the cities where Pushkin was born and lived—Moscow and St. Petersburg, respectively. The process of [...]

10 06, 2024

Festive Evening “Pushkin and Glinka: Two Geniuses – One Era” Held in Brussels

2024-06-11T15:50:46+02:00June 10th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Poushkin, Russian House News, Russian language|Tags: , , , |

To commemorate the 225th anniversary of A.S. Pushkin and the 220th anniversary of M.I. Glinka, as well as the International Day of the Russian Language. June 2024 was a significant month for global and Russian culture. In this month, two outstanding figures were born, five years apart, whose works became the foundation of Russian literature and music, based on national traditions of folklore, history, and the character of the Russian people: Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka and Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin. This year marks their anniversaries – 220 and 225 years since their births, respectively. As part of the "Pushkin" year, the main [...]

10 06, 2024

Laying flowers at the Pushkin monument located in Pushkin Square in the Laeken district.

2024-06-10T12:53:17+02:00June 10th, 2024|Categories: Meet Russia, Poushkin, Russian House News|Tags: , , , , |

In Brussels, the staff of the Russian House celebrated the 225th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin. To mark this significant date, they laid flowers at the Pushkin monument located in Pushkin Square in the Laeken district. The event highlighted the poet's enduring significance and influence on world literature. After the flower-laying ceremony, the staff of the Russian House congratulated the direct descendants of Pushkin, who live in Brussels, on the anniversary. During this meeting, warm words were spoken about the poet's contribution to culture and his legacy, which continues to live in the hearts [...]

10 06, 2024

Virtual Journey to Russia at the Exhibition-Forum “Russia”

2024-06-10T11:49:26+02:00June 10th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Meet Russia, Russian House News, Science|Tags: , , , |

On May 24, the Russian Society "Znanie" organized an online tour of the International Exhibition-Forum "Russia," held at VDNH, on the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels. This large-scale event brings together the achievements of all regions of the country, presenting them in 132 exhibitions. As part of the online tour, Roman Bogatyrev, Candidate of Historical Sciences and Director of the Program Department of the Russian Society "Znanie", conducted a virtual tour of the main pavilions of the exhibition. The event was specially organized for employees of Rossotrudnichestvo who are abroad and unable to visit the exhibition in [...]

7 06, 2024

Online Tour around the Palace of Tsar Alexey Romanov at Kolomenskoe Eighth «Wonder of the World»

2024-06-07T16:18:38+02:00June 7th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Meet Russia, Russian House News|Tags: , , , , |

On June 28, a unique online tour of Tsar Alexei Romanov’s palace, known as "The Eighth Wonder of the World," took place on the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels. The event, conducted by the Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve, was streamed live and attracted numerous participants from around the world. During the video tour, viewers learned about the history of the wooden palace’s construction in Kolomenskoe during the reign of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. They were introduced to the structure of the tsar’s palace and the uniqueness of ancient Russian architectural style. The lives of the palace’s inhabitants – members of [...]

29 05, 2024

Slavic Writing and Culture Day Celebrated in Brussels

2024-05-31T15:14:15+02:00May 29th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News, Russian language|Tags: , , , |

On May 22, the Russian House in Brussels became the center of the celebration of Slavic Writing and Culture Day, presenting guests with a unique program called "The Songs of the Spring Calendar" performed by the Folk Music Ensemble “Zolotoj plyos”. The event gathered numerous spectators eager to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of Slavic traditions and cultural heritage. The evening’s program began with traditional spring period songs, covering the time span from Maslenitsa to Egorya. The sounds of ancient melodies and the vocal talents of the Folk Music Ensemble “Zolotoj plyos” ensemble members immersed the listeners in the magic [...]

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 [...]

18 04, 2024

Virtual tour of the “Samara Cosmic” Museum

2024-04-18T12:20:13+02:00April 18th, 2024|Categories: Exhibitions, Yuri Gagarin|Tags: , , , , |

On the occasion of Cosmonautics Day and the 90th anniversary of the birth of the first cosmonaut of the planet, Yuri Gagarin, a virtual tour took place at the Museum and Exhibition Center "Samara Cosmic" (a temporary site of the museum at the GudOK shopping center). During the tour, viewers were introduced to models of spacecraft, samples of structural elements used in rocket construction, astronaut nutrition, and space suits. The exhibition screens inside display informative multimedia content, where you can find answers to the most interesting questions about how astronauts live on the orbital station, how they work and relax, [...]

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 [...]

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