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25 03, 2024

Concert of soloists of the St. Petersburg House of Music was held in Brussels

2024-03-25T12:25:23+01:00March 25th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , , |

"Embassy of Excellence" to the anniversaries of Mussorgsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. On March 19, soloists of the St. Petersburg House of Music under the direction of Professor Sergey Roldugin, People's Artist of Russia, performed with great success at the Russian House in Brussels as part of the Embassy of Excellence project. The program featured young talented soloists, laureates of international competitions: harpist Ekaterina Dvoretskaya, pianist Alexander Kashpurin, clarinetist Philip Createlev and flutist Mark Yakovlev. Works by composers - Rimsky-Korsakov and Mussorgsky, as well as works by Tchaikovsky, Taneyev and others - were performed. The concert program was feature compositions by two [...]

24 03, 2024

Maslenitsa was celebrated in Belgium

2024-03-29T14:02:44+01:00March 24th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On March 14, 2024, the Russian House in Brussels hosted a culinary workshop " Razgulyay the Maslenitsa " on pancake making. Tatiana Hachimi presented this popular treat in the spirit of Fusion Food, using a wide range of flavors from the four corners of the globe. In fact, pancakes are a universal recipe that can be found in China, Morocco, Brittany and Russia, not forgetting Liège and its famous bouquet. The event was held in a cozy atmosphere where each participant could ask questions and get answers. Each participant could try [...]

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) [...]

24 03, 2024

Gastrodiplomacy” and the secrets of making “Olivier” salad were introduced in Brussels

2024-03-27T14:40:25+01:00March 24th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On February 27, the Russian House in Brussels hosted a lecture "Introduction to Gastrodiplomacy" In the history of mankind, food has always been more than just a means to satisfy hunger. Wars have often been fought over it, but on the other hand, it has been used to establish ties, seal contracts and marriages. What is the socio-cultural role of food today? Does it retain its universal communicative function? And why recently there is more and more talk about such a phenomenon as gastrodiplomacy? We discussed all this with our guest, President of the International Enogastronomic Center, [...]

8 02, 2024

Student’s Day was celebrated in Brussels together with musicians from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music

2024-02-09T12:26:00+01:00February 8th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News, Russian language|Tags: , , , |

On January 25, the Russian House in Brussels hosted an event in honor of St. Tatiana's Day. The evening began with an open Russian language lesson given by Vera Georgievna Bunina, Director of the Russian House in Brussels. Despite the unusual timing of the lecture, the large number of listeners was a pleasant surprise. Students showcased their talents through the recitation of poems by Pushkin and Fet, delving into themes of love, nature, and philosophy. Additionally, the audience was actively and emotionally engaged by a series of riddle-like poems presented from [...]

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 [...]

29 01, 2024

Online-concert by St.Petersburg Music House “Evenings in the English Hall”

2024-01-29T15:42:27+01:00January 29th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

For the 80th anniversary of the end of the Siege of Leningrad Program: G.F. Handel (1685-1759) - J.Halvorsen (1864-1935). Passacaglia from Suite for clavier No. 7 in G minor HWV 432 (arr. for violin and cello) laureate of international competitions Bogdan Efremov (cello) laureate of international competitions Arseniya Sibileva (violin) A.Nesterov (1918-1999). Concerto for trombone and orchestra op.11 laureate of international competition Fedor Romanov (trombone) piano – laureate of international competitions Evgenia Dumnich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893). Pezzo Сapriccioso for cello and piano in b-moll op.62 laureate of international competitions Bogdan Efremov (cello) piano – laureate of international competitions Gleg [...]

19 01, 2024

Conference in honor of the 80th anniversary of the Leningrad siege ending

2024-01-24T11:37:15+01:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On January 26, Victory Museum will host the conference "80th anniversary of the Leningrad siege ending". "The unconquered Leningrad became one of the most outstanding symbols of the firmness and courage of the Soviet people during the Great Patriotic War. The 872 days of the blockade have affected the lives of millions of people. The hardships of the blockade days have left a deep mark on the history of families, institutions, streets and houses of the Northern capital. Everyone should know the truth about these events," the Victory Museum noted. The participants of the scientific conference will be the largest [...]

17 01, 2024

Russian Old New Year was celebrated in Belgium with the folklore music ensemble “Zolotoy Plyos”

2024-01-18T11:53:42+01:00January 17th, 2024|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On January 12, the Russian House in Brussels hosted the traditional Russian holiday Old New Year. Vera Georgievna Bunina, the director of the Russian House in Brussels, opened the festive evening by congratulating all those present on the New Year and Christmas and told about the traditions of the Russian Old New Year. The combination of contradictory notions (old and new at the same time) is a mystery for people unfamiliar with history. There are such family traditions, which through generations are preserved and observed by family members, these traditions include the meeting of the New Year in the old, [...]

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. [...]

21 12, 2023

Workshop on using the new Kandinsky Video neural network to generate video from text

2023-12-21T12:21:16+01:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Innovation, Russian House News, Science|Tags: , , |

On December 14, the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels hosted a master class on using the new Kandinsky Video neural network to generate video from text. Denis Dimitrov spoke in detail about how the Kandinsky Video neural network was created, its working principle and key features, and what improvements and new features Kandinsky 3.0 has over Kandinsky 2.2. Tatiana Nikulina showed how to use Kandinsky 3.0 and Kandinsky Video neural network to generate animations and videos based on text. Approaches to multimedia content generation occupy a prominent place in modern artificial intelligence research. Thus, over [...]

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 [...]

12 12, 2023

A festive evening dedicated to the intertwining of the cultures of Russia and Belarus was held in Brussels

2023-12-12T16:50:14+01:00December 12th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On December 8, the Russian House in Brussels hosted a festive evening, “Interweaving of Cultures: Russia and Belarus.” «We live in different states, but it is still the common spiritual, moral and cultural foundations that unite our present and, undoubtedly, the future» - said Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Avrelevich Tokovinin, opening the evening. Charge d'Affaires of Belarus Ekaterina Vladimirovna Shatokhina noted in her welcoming speech that the cultures of the two states are closely intertwined, since for several centuries the Belarusian and Russian peoples have been forming the cultural code of the [...]

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