The traditional Days of Russian Language, Literature and Culture, jointly organised by the Representation of #Rossotrudnichestvo in India and the Institute of the Russian Language of the RCSC in New Delhi, was marked on February 4 and 5, 2020. This year, the event was devoted to the Year of memory and glory in Russia and celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.The two-day programme comprised Olympiad in Russian language, Quiz in general knowledge about Russia, poster-making competition “Peace not War”, essay-writing Competition “The Role of Russia in the Victory over Fascism”, Russian poetry recitation competition, dance and music competition, costume competition, etc. On February 4, over 220 students and teachers from DPS Dwarka, Bluebells School International, Amity International School (Mayur Vihar), Amity International Schools (Ghaziabad), St. Xavier School (Gurgaon), Greenway Modern School (Delhi), Dilshad Garden (Delhi), Amitasha (Saket) and Amitasha (Noida).
This year the event had the gracious presence of the delegation of the school from Ivanteevka town, Russia.Prof. Ramadhikari Kumar, President of #INDAPRYAL, was the Chief Guest and Jury at the function on February 4, 2020. In the dance competition, first prize was won by Greenway Modern School and in the Russian poem recitation Chavi Singhal of IX A won the third prize. The prizes were distributed to the winners by the Chief Guest - Prof. Ramadhikari Kumar. In addition to the competitions, the students from schools were engaged in some Russian games to their great interest.
The event proved to be a solid factor of growing interest in India’s young generation to strengthen their knowledge about Russia, a clear indication of further improvement in relations between Russia and India in the years to come. The Principal of school appreciated the efforts of the students.