Representatives of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Africa visited the prestigious St Mary’s School for Girls (Waverley, Johannesburg) on 16 July 2014. They participated in a Grade assembly, where they made a presentation on Russia, its culture and history, presented souvenirs to teachers and pupils. On their part a team consisted of 4 girls – A.Chewins, K.Meiring, I.Marx and M.Molefe held an improvised press-conference, during which they briefed the public on Russia. The event aroused lively interest among the girls. An article on it was published in the school’s monthly newspaper.