On June 7 the Russian Language Day was celebrated in the Russian Orthodox Church of St.Sergius of Radonezh in Midrand. The event was organized by the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots Organizations in SA and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Africa. Russian compatriots from Johannesburg, Pretoria and other cities, as well as representatives of Russian Embassy took part in the event.
The celebrations included children’s concert and various competitions on the knowledge of the Russian language. The participants read poems by A.Pushkin and other famous Russian poets.