Photo exhibition Children of Multiethnic Russia opened at the RCSC in Kolkata

The solemn inauguration of an exhibition Children of Multiethnic Russia dedicated to the National Day of the Russian Federation was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on June 24, 2017. The event was organized by the Guild of Interethnic Journalism of Russia, RCSC and organizing committee of the international project My Beloved Russia, My Beloved India, timed to mark the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and India.

The Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Alexey Idamkin, the Third Secretary of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Mikhail Gusev, the Deputy Head of the Representation of the Rossotrudnichestvo in India Yury Dubovoy and representatives of the local intellectual and artistic circles took part in the event.

Speaking to the guests of the event, Alexey Idamkin noted the similarity and diversity of the peoples and religions of Russia and India. Chairman of the organizing committee of the project My Beloved Russia, My Beloved India Biman Kumar Bhattacharjee thanked the Guild of Interethnic Journalism for providing unique photographic materials that give an idea of modern multiethnic Russia.

Children of Multiethnic Russia is an annual contest of photographs, which depict young residents of different regions of our country in national costumes. The best works become a part of the mobile exposition, which has already visited more than 40 cities of Russia. The exhibition, which opened on the basis of the RCSC in Kolkata, was the first demonstration of photographs abroad.

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