2 10, 2023

Conference-concert “I love you, creation of Peter’s”

2023-10-02T16:33:01+02:00October 2nd, 2023|Categories: Peter The Great, Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On 28.09 the conference-concert “I love you, creation of Pierre” dedicated to the 320th anniversary of Saint Petersburg took place at the Russian House in Brussels. Maestro Andrei Chevtchouk, conductor and choir director, who has worked for over twenty years in France, Belgium, Germany and other European countries, as well as in Russia as a conductor of orchestras and theater and festival choirs, artistic director of festivals and choirs, presented to the public the beautiful “capital of the North”, which since its creation attracted many architects who contributed to its beauty. Particular attention was paid to the musical history of [...]

2 10, 2023

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

2023-10-02T14:52:43+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, Alexander [...]

27 09, 2023

First Workshop on working with the Kandinsky neural network

2023-09-27T12:30:07+02:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: Innovation, Russian House News|Tags: , |

On September 12, the first Workshop: “Kandinsky: image generation” was held at the virtual platform of the Russian House in Brussels. Denis Dimitrov, executive director for data research, Sber AI, scientific consultant at the AIRI Institute of Artificial Intelligence, presented a new version of the Kandinsky 2.2 neural network and how to work with it. According to the developers, using the generative model, you can create high-resolution photorealistic images and change the aspect ratio during generation. Tatyana Nikulina, industrial engineer, spoke in detail about how to find an approach, a common language with a neural network, how to correctly come [...]

25 09, 2023

Belgium’s National Day celebrated in Brussels

2023-09-25T14:26:46+02:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On July 13, a piano concert of classical music was held at the Russian House in Brussels for the National Day of Belgium, performed by Timur Sergeyenia, professor of special piano at the LUCA School of Arts, Lemmens campus, Leuven. The concert program featured classical Russian and foreign music: P.I. Tchaikovsky, S.V. Rachmaninov, F. Liszt, S. Frank, C. Debussy, F. Chopin, J. Vila-Lobos and others. The pianist's virtuoso, ingenious piano playing amazes with his technique and professionalism. One of the main national holidays in Belgium is the anniversary of the oath of allegiance by King Leopold I to the Belgian [...]

20 09, 2023

A concert by the leading soloist of the State Academic Chapel Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Ilya Chirskov, took place in Brussels

2023-09-20T12:55:54+02:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On September 15, 2023, the New Season 2023-24 was opened at the Russian House in Brussels with a piano concert by the soloist of the symphony orchestra of the State Academic Chapel of St. Petersburg, Ilya Chirskov, dedicated to the northern capital of Russia, the city of St. Petersburg. The concert program featured works by Russian composers Igor Stravinsky and Mikhail Glinka, as well as foreign classics: John-Baptiste Loye, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt, Johann Strauss. The pianist captivated the Brussels audience with his virtuoso playing. At the end of the concert, the General Director of the State Academic Chapel of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

28 02, 2023

The exhibition «Age of Light» has completed its work at the Russian House in Brussels

2023-02-28T19:14:53+01:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Exhibitions|Tags: , |

From January 27 to February 28, the Russian House in Brussels presented a joint exhibition project of the artist - Alexandra  Samarova and the photographer - Ekaterina Troshina, which contained two parts: The Path of Light and People of Light. Alexandra and Ekaterina explore the theme of inner light through photographs, paintings, drawings, and costumes. 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 [...]

6 02, 2023

The anniversary of the lifting of the blockade of Leningrad was celebrated in Belgium

2023-03-01T15:36:09+01:00February 6th, 2023|Categories: History & Memory, Russian House News|Tags: , , , |

The Russian House in Brussels and the People's Artist of Russia SVETLANA KRYUCHKOVA prepared for an important date the literary and musical composition "Leningraders, my children!" Dedicated to the courage and heroism of Leningraders during the days of the fascist blockade of 1941-1944. On January 27, 1944 as the result of Leningrad-Novgorod strategy offensive operation were defeated the Nazi armies near Leningrad and the 900 days blockade of the city was completely reversed. The blockade of Leningrad lasted from September 8, 1941 to January 27, 1944. During this period 107 000 aerial bombs were dropped at the northern [...]

27 01, 2023

Day of Russian Students and Tatyana’s Day celebrated in Belgium

2023-02-13T12:25:42+01:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , |

On January 27, the Russian House in Brussels prepared a rich program for the Day of Russian Students. Vera Bunina, Director of the Russian House in Brussels, opened the evening with a welcoming speech and a brief excursion into the history of celebrating Student's Day in Russia: Tatyana's Day is a favorite student holiday. On January 25, Russia celebrates the Day of Russian Students (Tatiana's Day), which traces its history and traditions back to the 18th century. On this day in 1755 (the day of the martyr Saint Tatiana), Empress Elizaveta Petrovna signed the decree “On the Establishment of Moscow [...]

19 01, 2023

A new project of the Russian House in Brussels “Museum Day” has started

2023-01-30T20:09:14+01:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Russian House News|Tags: , , |

On January 19, 2023, State Historical Museum became the first participant of the «Museum Day» project, launched by the Russian house in Brussels. The online meeting was opened by Vera Bunina, Head of the Russian house in Brussels, and Ekaterina Klyukova, Deputy Head for Education and Visitor Experience of the State Historical Museum. Both expressed the hope of strengthening the relations between the two countries via such projects – not only in the field of culture, but in the other areas as well. The main attraction of the event was the virtual excursion of the Historical Museum. Deputy Head of [...]

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