Five Russian films have kicked off to open a Russian Culture Week in Viet Nam in Ha Noi. The event was jointly organised by Viet Nam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Russia’s Ministry of Culture. The Russian films include Kandahar, A Battlefield, Russian Emperor, I Am still Fine Mum! and We Are from the Future.
Running in conjunction with the event is a photo exhibition entitled Moscow: the Victory of May, 1945 at 29 Hang Bai Street. Fifty black and white photos detailing the fight of the citizens and soldiers of Moscow against the Nazi are on display at the exhibition. Gennady Stephanovik Bezdetko, counsellor of the Russian Embassy in Viet Nam, said: “These photos are messages to modern generations about the pain of their fathers’ sacrifices for the nation and reminds them to value their independence today.”He also said that he was deeply impressed by the photo Mother and Son Reunited, Moscow, Summer 1945, because of the reality it portrayed. The exhibition will run until November 21.
A two day series of performances by well-known Russian artists, the Russian National Academic Troupe and young talented artists from the University of National Cinema will also wrap up today at the Ha Noi Opera House, Friendship and Culture Palace, Au Co Art Centre, and Viet Nam National Academy of Music.
The films will also be held in Da Nang on Thursday and HCM City on Saturday, respectively. Similar activities will also be held in Da Nang and HCM City on November 18-20.
Updated : 18-11-2010 01:39:51
Source : Indochina Travel Service