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 action allowed everyone to plunge into the atmosphere of ancient traditions and color.

Slavic holiday with the ensemble of Russian song “Joy” took place!

The Ensemble of Russian Song “Otrada” was formed in 2013 in Antwerp under the direction of Elena Borisenko, a graduate of the Moscow State University of Culture and Art. The repertoire of “Otrada” includes old and new Russian songs, folklore.