Opening Rossiyskogo Cultural Center in Amman

December 16 in Jordanian capital Amman in the festive atmosphere of the opening Rossiyskogo Center for Science and Culture. Creating the next RCSC - continuation of a planned long-term government program of the Federal Agency Rossotrudnichestvo to increase the humanitarian presence of Russia abroad, support and promote Russian language and expanding multifaceted contacts with compatriots, and the deepening of cultural and information cooperation with the countries in which there are RCSC.
The ceremony was opened by Russia's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Jordan AM Kalugin, a high regard for many years, developing a positive relationship between Russia and Jordan, the deepening of which undoubtedly contributes to the unfolding activity RCSC in Amman. Deputy Head of the FA Rossotrudnichestvo AG Chesnokov, welcomed the assembled members of the diplomatic corps, Jordanian officials attending the opening Rossotrudnichestvo representatives from Israel, Lebanon and Syria, as well as compatriots, local artists and the public.
On the Jordanian side in the solemn part of the evening was attended by Culture Minister Sabri Erbihad and Secretary General of the Ministry of Dzharis Samawi, as well as Secretary General of the Ministry of Education Turki Obeidat.
Director Rossiyskogo cultural center in Tel Aviv, Alexander Kryukov handed to his colleague - director of the center in Amman, AA Dorofeeva gift - a picture of the "Ancient Ashkelon", written by a member of an association of professional artists Gregory Firer Israel (Ashkelon), and expressed confidence in the productivity of cooperation between the two neighboring points for the rapprochement of cultures for the benefit of the peoples of Israel, Jordan and Russia.
Festive evening ended with the opening speech of the People's Artist of Russia, the soloist of the Bolshoi Theater, VA Malchenko, as well as exhibition of paintings by Moscow artist Eugene Burmakina "Native expanses".