Russian House News

25 05, 2023

Concert “Song and dance in Golden Russia” by the Russian ensemble ” Otrada ” (Antwerp)

2023-05-30T12:19:16+02:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: |

On May 25, 2023, the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture was celebrated at the Russian House in Brussels with the Russian Song Ensemble " Otrada " from Antwerp. The Day of Slavic Literature and Culture is a wonderful occasion to join the origins of Slavic traditions, to Russian folk holidays and rituals, folk art and original folk art, to get acquainted with the culture of the Russian people. The program of the evening included round dances, folk games, as well as songs with centuries-old history - from antiquity to the present day. Amazing outfits in Russian style and colorful [...]

23 05, 2023

“Poetic Theater of Svetlana Kryuchkova” presented the program “Poetic Petersburg”

2023-05-29T13:02:06+02:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: performance, Russian House News|Tags: , |

On May 23, 2022, the performance of the People's Artist of Russia SVETLANA KRYUCHKOVA "Poetic Petersburg" dedicated to the actress's beloved city - St. Petersburg was held on the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels. For the Poetic Petersburg program, the actress chose the love lyrics of Akhmatova, Mandelstam, magical in sound and depth, and the poetry of St. From classical verse to the echo of the "Oberiuts" hidden behind a childish playful form. OBERIU (Association of Real Art) - a group of writers and cultural figures that existed in 1927 - early 1930s in Leningrad. Many participants [...]

11 05, 2023

Musical and poetic evening “Living memory of the past”

2023-05-11T12:00:41+02:00May 11th, 2023|Categories: History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

  On May 9, our country celebrated the Great Holiday, Victory Day over Nazi Germany.   On May 10, 2023, a gala evening "Living Memory of Past Years" was held at the Russian House in Brussels, dedicated to the Day of Victory in World War II in Europe. We dedicated this Literary and Musical Evening to the memory of Soviet people who fell on the battlefields, were burned in the crematoria of concentration camps, tortured to death in the dungeons of the Gestapo, died under bombing, and those who lived to see the holy holiday - Victory Day.   Opera [...]

2 05, 2023

Literary blogs: To whom is memory, to whom is glory…

2023-05-02T17:39:06+02:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Library, literary blog, Russian House News|

«Женщины у родников, в поле, на верандах только и говорили, как Халид выкрал невесту, какую весёлую свадьбу сыграл его отец… А через месяц и девять дней началась война. Они ушли на фронт вместе. Она не вернулась: осталась лежать близ города Будапешта.» (Фазу Алиева «Конь-победитель») 9 мая – великий день не только для нашей страны. Этот день отмечают во многих странах мира. 9 (8) мая 1945 года в Берлине был подписан акт о безоговорочной капитуляции фашисткой Германии. Вторая мировая война не могла не оставить свой след в мировой и отечественной литературе. Кому не известны слова из знаменитой поэмы Александра Твардовского «Василий [...]

27 04, 2023

The Orthodox Easter holiday was celebrated at the Russian House in Brussels.

2023-05-05T13:26:47+02:00April 27th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On April 27, the Easter concert “Christ is Risen!” was held at the Russian House in Brussels, performed by the Youth bishop's choir of the Brussels-Belgian eparchy, which consisted of church hymns glorifying the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ not only in Church Slavonic, but also in Greek, Georgian, Arabic, French and many other languages. At the end of the concert, the choir performed several secular, well-known and beloved songs by all of us. The choir was founded in 2020, with the blessing of the Archbishop Simon of Brussels and Belgium, and is a collection of young people from [...]

19 04, 2023

VDHN Aerospace and aviation center online tour

2023-04-24T10:11:21+02:00April 19th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On April 19th, 2023, Russian House Brussels and VDNH Aerospace and aviation center celebrated Museum day by an online guided tour at the biggest, the most modern and interactive space museum in Russia – long and long years of Soviet and Russian aviation and cosmonautics history come to life here. The spectators saw what millions of people had created to make their common dream of conquering sky and space come true. Tour participants walked “Space Boulevard” and learned about space missions, unique Russian engineering designs and cosmonauts’ life in orbit, looked inside “Mir” space station and found [...]

9 04, 2023

Exhibition project “The Age of Light”

2023-04-14T16:34:23+02:00April 9th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Russian House News|Tags: |

On April 9, an exhibition project by costume designer Alexandra Samarova and photographer Ekaterina Troshina finished its work at the Russian House in Brussels. The 18th century heralded the Age of Enlightenment. The time when mind and reason shone through lives, being the guiding light to cognition and knowledge about human beings, within and beyond. The enlightenment of the XXIst century, in turn, requires tuning of hearts, through which one may hope to channel inner radiance. Being witnesses to the present world transformation, we can clearly see that the reliable time of planning and aspirations has become unstable and worrying. [...]

2 04, 2023

Photo exhibition “Formula of Happiness Academician Lev Landau”

2023-04-10T16:13:41+02:00April 2nd, 2023|Categories: Russian House News, Science|Tags: , |

The photo-documentary exhibition dedicated to the Day of Russian Science was held from February 20 to April 2, 2023. Lev Landau (for friends, simply Dau) is a brilliant Soviet theoretical physicist, Nobel Prize winner, one of the outstanding personalities of the 20th century. He was interested in everything - from the structure of the atomic nucleus to raising children. Landau left behind many achievements - these are multi-volume scientific works on physics, and hundreds of well-aimed aphorisms, and the famous theory of happiness. The exhibition featured materials from the collections of:Lyubov Rostislavovna Ryndina, Olga Igorevna Landau, Tatyana Valerievna Gende-Rote, the [...]

1 04, 2023

Concert “On Rachmaninoff’s Birthday” was a great success

2023-04-05T14:55:19+02:00April 1st, 2023|Categories: Russian House News, Sergei Rachmaninoff|Tags: , |

On April 1, 2023, the concert hall of the Russian House in Brussels hosted a concert performed by Timur Sergeeni, professor of special piano at LUCA School of arts, Leuven, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Rachmaninov, a Russian composer, pianist, conductor, who became a symbol of Russian music all over the world. Rachmaninoff's music is like a mirror of the Russian soul. The composer, like no one else, felt the pulse of time, reflecting it in the rhythms of his works. Timur Sergieni's acting was notable for its careful finishing of details, philosophical depth [...]

31 03, 2023

Presentation of the book by Alexander Korsak “The Third Salvo”

2023-04-03T16:01:28+02:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: Library, Russian House News|Tags: , |

On March 31, 2023, the presentation of the book “The Third Salvo” by Alexander Korsak took place at the Russian House in Brussels, which tells the fate of his parents, the first wave of emigrants, the years they lived through during the German occupation.

22 03, 2023

Online tour «The Russian Museum is the first state museum of national art in Russia»

2023-03-24T12:11:22+01:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, Meet Russia, Russian House News|Tags: , |

The State Russian Museum, together with the Russian House in Brussels, continues a series of online meetings dedicated to introducing foreign audiences to the history, collection and expositions of the State Russian Museum. The meetings in 2023 are dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Russian Museum for visitors. On March 22 the first online tour dedicated to the history of the creation of the Russian Museum of Emperor Alexander III took place, which was conducted by the leading specialist of the «Virtual Russian Museum» department, Maria Rudenskaya. Video recordings of the online tour in French: [...]

17 03, 2023

Excursion-finishing of the exhibition “Russia and the West. 500 years” with Doctor of History Vladimir Ronin

2023-03-24T15:10:17+01:00March 17th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions, History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: |

On March 17, the exhibition "In Fraternitate et Caritate" finished its work at the Russian House in Brussels. Russia and the West 500 years ago”, dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and the Holy Roman Empire. A tour of the exhibition was conducted by Vladimir Ronin, Doctor of History, Master of Slavic Studies, currently teaching at the KU Leuven (Antwerp campus). Author of numerous publications – works on the history of Central Europe in the Middle Ages, as well as on Russian-Belgian relations over the past two centuries. Since 1522, the Grand Prince [...]

9 03, 2023

Festive evening for International Women’s Day

2023-03-17T12:54:04+01:00March 9th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

Le 9 mars, une soirée festive s'est tenue à la Maison russe à Bruxelles, consacrée à la fête du printemps, de la lumière, de la vie, de l'amour et de la femme. La salle d'exposition a accueilli le vernissage de l'exposition "Hommage aux femmes" de l'artiste belge Walt d' Aquavilia. Dans ses peintures et aquarelles, une femme joue toujours le rôle principal. En tant qu'artiste symboliste, il s'inspire des civilisations anciennes et des travaux psychologiques de Z. Freud et K. Jung. Une attention particulière des invités a été attirée par les peintures représentant les héroïnes des œuvres classiques des écrivains [...]

3 03, 2023

Literary evening “Simenon and Russia” was held at the Russian House in Brussels

2023-03-29T22:37:57+02:00March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Library, Russian House News|Tags: , |

On March 3, the literary evening "Simenon and Russia" was held at the Russian House in Brussels, dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of the great writer. Jean-Louis Etienne, a native of the Belgian Liege, like Simenon, a literary critic with 30 years of experience, spoke about the creative path of the famous master of detectives. And also about the phenomenal and constant success of his work in Russia. In the exhibition hall you can see an exhibition dedicated to the work of Georges Simenon, which is open to the public until the end of March. [...]

17 02, 2023

Literary Evening: Dominique Fernandez and his “Soviet Time Novel, Undiscovered Continent”.

2023-02-28T12:43:43+01:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Library, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

L'AUTEUR : Le 17 février 2023, une Soirée littéraire s'est tenue à la Maison russe à Bruxelles avec la participation de Dominique Fernandez, membre de l'Académie française, auteur de nombreux livres d’une oeuvre considérable par sa qualité et sa prolixité (une centaine de livres parus) qui lui a valu notamment le prix Médicis en 1974 pour Porporino ou les mystères de Naples, le prix Goncourt en 1982 pour Dans la main de l’Ange, le prix Charles-Oumont de la Fondation de France en 1986 pour L’Amour, le prix Prince Pierre de Monaco pour l’ensemble de son oeuvre en 1986, le prix [...]

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