On Friday, 31 October the series of the musical evenings at the Embassy goes on with a concert by brilliant Viktoria Pankratova (soprano) and Irina Parfenova (piano) who will perform some of the beautiful romances set to the music by M.Glinka, S.Rachmaninov and P.Tchaikovsky.
Touching verses and charming music – our formula for the last day of October! See you at the concert!
Please look here for the information about tickets.
On 16 October 2014, the Working Group on Agriculture of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between Russia and the Netherlands held its session in The Hague. The Group is co-chaired by Mr Ilya Shestakov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries, and Mr Hans Hoogeveen, DG Agro at the Ministry of Economic Affaires of the Netherlands.
The parties discussed the status of Russian-Dutch cooperation in agrifood and prospects of its development in the context of the priorities of both countries and new areas of support of agribusiness in Russia, bilateral projects, and veterinary and phytosantitary matters.
On Friday, 3 October a new season of musical evenings at the Russian Embassy in the Netherlands starts with a piano recital by talented Sergey Basukinsky.
For more info, including tickets, click here.
We hope to see all the music lovers at our concerts that will be held – as the tradition goes – on the last Friday of every month. Please follow our announcements also at our Facebook page.
Press-release of the organisers
2nd Rhythmic Gymnastics Fryslân Cup in the Netherlands
(18 October 2014, Burgum)
On 18 October sports clubs DFS (Burgum) and OBQ (Leeuwarden) are organising the 2nd edition of the Fryslân Cup of Rhythmic Gymnastics in Burgum (15 km to the east of Leeuwarden). The initiative is supported by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Netherlands.
After the successful 1st RG Fryslân Cup-2013 its management team is glad to have more participants from different countries this year. The clubs to take part in the 2nd Fryslân Cup Rhythmic Gymnastics are as follows:
- Sports club NIKA (Moscow, Russia), regularly participates and performs well in a number of domestic and international competitions. On annual basis NIKA arranges international tournaments with more than a dozen of teams from different countries participating;
- Sports School «The Palace of Sports» (Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, Russia), within 15 years has trained a number of high-ranking sportswomen. One of the representatives of the School international referee Mrs. Nadezhda Shchepeleva will judge at the 2nd RG Fryslân Cup;
- Rhythmic Gymnastics School «Riga-96» (Riga, Latvia), for the first time takes part in the Cup;
- «Rythmo-Cats» Club (Luxemburg) as well as some sports clubs from Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands for the second time will participate in the Fryslân Cup. The management team looks forward for a number of female gymnasts from UK and Ukraine to take part in the contest. This year there are more than 80 participants expected to arrive to Burgum.
The 2nd Rhythmic Gymnastics Fryslân Cup will be held on 18 October 2014 at Sporthal Westermar (Burg. Both. Lohmanlaan 40, 9251 LB Burgum).
Everybody is very welcome to come – there will be a lot of beauty and grace in the hall!