cultural center in Tel Aviv
14 October Russian Cultural
Center in Tel Aviv at the confluence of numerous guests of the celebratory
evening to mark the second anniversary of the RCC.
At the entrance to the building of the Center guests' attention attracted a
large screen on which a non-stop slide film was shown, reflecting the
activities of the Center. A special holiday atmosphere created the popular
melodies and songs of Russia's
Opening celebration and welcoming the guests in the evening,
Director of the RCC, AA Kryukov told about the formation
and development of various activities of the Center for the past two years of
steady close collaboration with artists and veterans' associations, organizations
of immigrants from the Soviet Union - CIS, print and electronic media in
Honorary guests of the evening were the Ambassador of
Russia, PV Stegniy and Minister-Counselor of the
Embassy of Russia AL Yurkov, Russia's diplomats, as
well as the delegation of visitors from Moscow headed by director of the Moscow
House of Compatriots YI Kaplun, which also included
representatives of the Fund Russkiy Mir"Russian World" and members of the
leadership of the International Council of Russian countrymen.
Among the participants in the evening, arriving to
congratulate the staff of the center of the second anniversary, was chairman of
Russian-Israeli association "Zemlyachestva" M. Reif,
well known distinguished Russian Author , children's literature A. Alexin,
executive secretary of the Union of Russian writers of Israel L. Finkel, the head of the Union of Professional Artists of
Israel E. Vulfin, Director Jerusalem Russian
libraries K. Elbert, president of the Union soldiers and partisans - Disabled
war with the Nazis R. Cladonia Rangiferina,
representatives of the Union Veterans of the Second World War-fighters against
Nazism, the chairman of the Union of the Leningrad blockade S. Bahrul, head of the Union of Chernobyl liquidators A. Kalantirsky, Chairman of the Association of Graduates of
Soviet and Russian universities, Dr. H. Andraus and
leaders of other Russian-speaking community organizations.
The ceremony was attended by
representatives of the Israeli establishment, numerous employees of Russian
electronic and print media, famous writers, artists and performers, for two
years now fruitfully cooperating with the RCC.
In the course of the evening a concert of classical
music was given, performed by the winners of international competitions Harry Naimark (piano), Svetlana Yarovitsky
(violin) and singer, soloist of the Israeli Opera Galina
Malinsky, warmly greeted the audience.
The celebration on the
activities of the biennium Russian Cultural
Center in Tel Aviv, was held in a cordial and friendly atmosphere and lasted
until late evening.