The New Year season is one of the most exuberant times of the year in Russia.RCSC
As part of New Year festivities, Russian Children, students of the School of Russian Classical Ballet, students of the Institute of Russian language, children of Russian compatriots living in India, children from CIS and European countries and Indian children, accompanied by parents, were thrilled with the appearance of Santa Clause, the Christmas tree, and Christmas gifts. The ambience, with colourful costumes and rhythmic music, added a vibrant spirit.
The children had all gathered for the “New Year Fairytale for Children” party, jointly organised by the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) and the Indian Association of Russian Compatriots (IARC), at the RCSC on December 25, 2015.
The New Year season, followed by the Orthodox Christmas is one of the most exuberant times of the year in Russia.
The main highlight of Friday’s programme was the staging of the musical fairy tale “The New Year Adventures of Masha and Vitya”. The theme of the fairytale revolved around friendship, which was projected as the greatest magic in the world. The audience, especially the children, were enthralled.
An exhibition of 50 paintings depicting the theme of New Year and Christmas by students of the Art School, RCSC, was also displayed on the occasion. The RCSC hall was decorated, with the Christmas tree and gifts, and a festive atmosphere pervaded the entire environment. The presence of Santa Clause boosted the children’s enthusiasm.
Elena Barman, President of IARC, guided the programme, while Tatyana Perova, Head of Russian Language Teachers’ Training Centre, Tatyana Shipilova, Director, Institute of Russian Language, Julia Perevedentseva, Russian Ballet Teacher and Ekaterina Pokrovskaya, Teacher of the Art School, RCSC, and Russian language teachers were attired in splendid costumes. Russian music, songs and traditional games kept the children in high spirits.
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