On May 25, the webinar “Day of Slavic Writing and Culture” was held for all students, who are learning the Russian language and all who is interested in Russian Culture, organized by the Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in India and the RCSC in New Delhi.
The webinar was attended by more than fifty people - students and teachers of the Institute Russian Language of the RCSC in New Delhi, students and teachers of the JNU University, Delhi and Aligarh Universities (Uttar Pradesh State), Amity University (Haryana State) and Mysore University (Karnataka State) and other educational institutions.
Opening an online meeting of Russian scholars and students, Tatyana Perova, Head of the RCSC Teachers’Training Center in New Delhi, drew the attention of the audience to the role of A.S. Pushkin not only in Russian literature but also in the creation of the modern Russian language. She noted that the masterpieces of national literature are of great importance in language learning.
After the opening remarks by Tatyana Shipilova, Director of the Institute of the Russian Language of the RCSC in New Delhi, a presentation on the life and work of the great Russian poet was shown, the audience watched the animated film “At the Lukomorye,” excerpts from films dedicated to the poet. The program was continued by the performances of the webinar participants who read the poems “Deep in Siberian Ores ...”, “Friends”, “Winter Morning”, “At the Lukomorye”, “Nanny” and many others. The teachers of Indian universities spoke at the webinar - the head of the Center for Russian Studies of the JNU University professor Ranjana Banerji, head of the regional branch #INDAPRYAL prof. Nilakshi Suryanarayan (University of Delhi) and others.
The program ended with an online quiz “My Pushkin”.
The webinar has become one of several online promotions dedicated to the Day of the Russian Language and the birthday of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, prepared by the Rossotrudnichestvo Representation in India. Social networks host the campaign “Reading Pushkin” and the drawing contest “World of Alexander Pushkin's Tales”. The RCSC in New Delhi also organizes online screenings "The magical world of fairy tales on the screen based on the works of AS Pushkin." Directly on the birthday of the great poet, in spite of strict anti-epidemiological measures in the capital of India, a traditional the floral tribute to the monument of Alexander Pushkin in New Delhi will take place, and then the Representation together with the JNU University will hold the All-India competition of readers of the works of A.S. Pushkin. The culmination of the celebration will be the International Literary and Musical Marathon “Let's Read Pushkin” on the occasion of the 221st anniversary of Alexander Pushkin, which will bring together experts and guests from Russia, Belgium, the UK, Ireland, India, Serbia, the USA, France and other countries.