Centenary of Tolstoy Farm celebrated
Destination of the Month Russian Cultural Centre celebrated the Centenary of Tolstoy Farm in Johanna’s Burg which was founded by Mahatma Gandhi. A meeting was organized at the Russian Cultural Centre Conference Hall on 12 October. Former Indian Ambassador to the United Nations Mr.T.P.Sreenivasan
105th Birth Anniversary of Sholokhov celebrated
Destination of the Month Russian Cultural Centre celebrated the 105th birth anniversary of Mikhail Sholokhov. The function was held on 6th October. Dr. S.Anilkumar who got PhD on Sholokhov’s work delivered the key note address. “Mikhail Sholokhov’s writings reflected the soul of Russia and the Soviet Union. His first book Tales from the Don,
Destination Altai
Destination of the Month Photo Exhibition titled Destination Altai began at the Russian Cultural Centre on 4 October 2010. The Exhibition lasted for 5 days. More than 35 photographs reflecting the natural beauty of the Altai region were exhibited at the Roerich Art Gallery of the Centre.,
Day of Anton Chekhov
Destination of the Month As part of the on going Days of Russian literature, Russian Cultural Centre organized a seminar on Anton Chekhov – a theatre activist as well as a story writer. The seminar was held on 30 September at the Russian Cultural Centre. Dr.Sudha Warrier, Writer and critic delivered the key note address.,
NJANAPEED winner O N V Kurup, was honoured
Destination of the Month Prof. O N V Kurup who is popularly known as Kerala Pushkin thanks to his effort in translating almost all the works of Pushkin bagged the highest literary Award instituted by the Government of India. Only 5 celebrities in the literary field in Malayalam got the Award that is titled NJANAPEED,
YESININ Award 2010 presented in Trivandrum
Destination of the Month Dr. Puthusseri Ramachandran, noted Malayalam writer, who translated Anna Akhmatova, Sergey Yesinin and Alexander Pushkin, was honoured with the Yesinin Award – 2010. The Award comprising a medal, citation and the replica of Yesinin Statue was presented to Dr. Puthusseri Ramachandran by the
Karen Shakhnazarov Film Festival in Trivandrum
Destination of the Month A 7- day long Film Festival focusing Russia’s famous Film Director Karen Shakhnazarov began at the Russian Cultural Centre in Trivandrum. National award winning film director and critic Mr.Vijayakrishnan inaugurated the film festival. In his inaugural address, Mr.Vijayakrishnan said that Russian film industry is returning to its
PFU Alumni meet in Aluva
Destination of the Month As a moderate beginning to create a platform for the old Indian students studied in Russia, the Russian Cultural Centre joined hands with old students of the Russian Friendship University to form the Alumni of the students. The Function was held on 19 September in Aluvai, a small city situated 260 Km from Trivandrum.
Days of Russian literature in Trivandrum
Destination of the Month A 3-day long Days of Russian literature programme was inaugurated in Trivandrum on 8 September. This programme comprises talks on Russian writers on all the 3 days, photo exhibitions and screening of Russian films based on Russian classics. The first day was dedicated to Leo Tolstoy.Noted Poet D.Vinayachandran .
85th Anniversary of ROSSATRUDNICHESTVO
Destination of the Month A Photo-Exhibition to mark the 85th Anniversary of ROSSATRUDNICHESTVO and the 39th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Co-operation between India and the former USSR was held at the Russian Cultural Centre from 10 to .
Dr.N.A.Karim and Dr.Balsalam Honoured
Destination of the Month On 10 August in association with the P.N.Panicker Foundation, the Russian Cultural Centre honoured veteran writer, scholar and the former Pro-Vice chancellor of the Kerala University Dr. N.A.Karim and veteran physician Dr.Balsalam. Mr.N.Balagopal,.
Seminar on Better Family for Better Nation
Destination of the Month Seminar on Better Family for Better Nation to mark the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity was organized at the Russian Cultural Centre, Trivandrum on 8 August at 5-30 p.m. Renowned writer and scholar Dr.George Onakkoor inaugurated the seminar. In the inaugural speech, Dr.Onakkoor stressed the value of families with strong foundation for establishing a strong nation..
Life skill Development programme inaugurated
Destination of the Month Seminar on Better Family for Better Nation to mark the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity was organized at the Russian Cultural Centre, Trivandrum on 8 August at 5-30 p.m. Renowned writer and scholar Dr.George Onakkoor inaugurated the seminar. In the inaugural speech, Dr.Onakkoor stressed the value of families with strong foundation for establishing a strong nation..
Piano Concert on the 170th Birth anniversary of Pyoter Tchaikovski
Destination of the Month A piano concert was organized on 28 July as part of the 170th Birth anniversary celebrations of Pyotor Tchaikovskiy. Concert by 5 students who secured high marks in the examinations conducted by London based Trinity College presented the concert for 90 minutes. Dr.Soloman who passed the 8th grade led the music .
Seminar on VICTORY OVER FASCISM
Destination of the Month A piano concert was organized on 28 July as part of the 170th Birth anniversary celebrations of Pyotor Tchaikovskiy. Concert by 5 students who secured high marks in the examinations conducted by London based Trinity College presented the concert for 90 minutes. Dr.Soloman who passed the 8th grade led the music .
Stamp and Postal Cards Exhibition
Destination of the Month To mark the anniversary of Russian Postal Day, the Russian Cultural Centre organized a 5- day long exhibition of Russian stamps and postal cards. The Exhibition began on the day of Russian Post -2nd July and was on till 7 July. More than 400 Soviet/Russian stamps and Postal cards were
Russian War Film Festival in Thalasseri
Destination of the Month Russian Cultural Centre organized a War film festival at Thalasseri in Kannoor district from 26 May. The Film festival was organized in association with the Kerala School of Arts. 4 films like Ballad of a soldier, they fought for their motherland, Destiny of a man, Ivan’s Childhood were screened.
Music Competition for Western Music for Victory Trophy
Destination of the Month Russian Cultural Centre jointly with YMCA(Young Men Christian Association) and Swaranjali Music Society organized a 2 day long Music competition for piano and guitar on 18 and 19 June. More than 55 students participated in two categories- senior and Junior. This completion was organized for the Pobeda .
Film appreciation Camp
Destination of the Month Russian Cultural Centre joined hand with Kerala Children’s Film Society in organizing a 3-day long film appreciation camp. The camp was held at Chitranjali Studio complex on 2nd to 4th June. Noted film artiste Roopasree inaugurated the camp..
Jawaharlal Nehru Commemoration
Destination of the Month In association with the Nehru Centre, the Russian Cultural organized a seminar on the foreign policy of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The seminar was held on 27 May to commemorate the death Anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister.
Exhibition of sketches by Sarathlal
Destination of the Month An Exhibition of sketches by Sarathlal was held at the Roerich Art Gallery on 23 June. These unique sketches reflected the scenes from poems. The exhibition was on for 5 days and attracted good crowd. Renowned poet Prof. O N V Kurup inaugurated the exhibition in the presence
Painting Exhibition by Gopali
Destination of the Month Exhibition of paintings by Gopali was held from 17 to 22 May at the Roerich Art Gallery. This unique painting exhibition was dedicated to Yuri Roerich. Hon’ble Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs,
Tennis Tournament for Victory Trophy
Destination of the Month Russian Cultural Centre, Trivandrum joined hand with The Trivandrum Tennsi Club in organizing a 2-Day long Tennis Tournament for Doubles for the Victory Trophy. We co-operated with the club as part of the 65th anniversary celebrations of the Soviet Union’s Victory
Seminar Series inaugurated
Destination of the Month As part of the Victory Day celebrations Russian Cultural Centre organized a series of seminars. Inauguration of the programme was held on 13 May. Minister for Forest and Housing, Government of Kerala Mr.Binoy Viswam inaugurated the Series of Seminar and delivered Key note address on the subject Significance of