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RCSC in Dhaka celebrates 95th Anniversary of Rossotrudnichestvo

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Published: 20:15, 5 December 2020   Update: 20:16, 5 December 2020
RCSC in Dhaka celebrates 95th Anniversary of Rossotrudnichestvo

A solemn online meeting was hosted by the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Dhaka to celebrate the 95th anniversary of Rossotrudnichestvo. Professor, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies Dr. Md. Israfil Shahin, representatives of the news media and NGO, also students from different universities of Dhaka were invited to take part.

Maxim Dobrokhotov, Director of the RCSC in Dhaka, told about the historical path of Rossotrudnichestvo since the foundation of the All-Russian Society for Cultural Relations with Abroad (VOKS) in 1925, the main directions of Rossotrudnichestvo's activities at present.

As an example of one of the first VOKS projects related to the development of friendly ties with the Bengali people was the preparation and implementation of the visit to Soviet Russia in September 1930 of the outstanding Bengali poet, writer, musician and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore.

The Head of the RCSC in Dhaka noted that due to the global corona epidemic, the events were not held as expected and were organized online. He especially thanked all participants of the RCSC’ programs and the media representatives for promoting its activities, expressing hope for such fruitful cooperation in the future.

Professor Dr. Md. Israfil Shahin pointed out that organizing such events at the Russian Center for Science and Culture would help to strengthen the social and cultural ties between the two countries.


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