On January 7, 2019 the Chulalongkorn University held the opening of the Russian Сulture Week, organized by teachers and students of the Faculty of Arts.
The welcoming address was delivered by Professor Kingkarn Thepkanjana, Dean of the Faculty. Students demonstrated good knowledge of the Russian language and prepared an amazing concert that included dance performances, the poetry reading and singing Christmas songs. The Ensemble “Katyusha” under the direction of E.Alekseeva filled the evening’s program with the Russian folk dances.
Within the framework of the Russian Culture Week, which will last until January 11, there will be the exhibition illustrating the history and culture of Russia, screening of Russian movies, the tasting of dishes of the Russian cuisine, etc.
The festivity was attended by Mr. Georgy Toloraya, Deputy Director of the Foundation “Russkiy Mir”, and representatives of the Russian Embassy in Thailand. They thanked the organizers of the Russian Culture Week and expressed hope for the further development of cultural and educational links with the Chulalongkorn University.