updated 9:43 AM UTC, Dec 29, 2017

Russian Embassy visits South African St Mary's school

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.

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Stars of ballet Russia» visits South Africa

On 2-10 August 2014 the ballet company «Stars of the Ballet Russia» successfully toured the Republic of South Africa. The shows were held in various cities of the country - from Durban to Pretoria. The program of the concerts included the scenes from the ballet «Swan Lake» and «Sleeping Beauty». The artists were warmly welcomed by the South African audience.

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Visit of the Ambassador of Russia to South Africa to the national museum of military history in Johannesburg

H.E.Mr.M.Petrakov, Ambassador of Russia to South Africa, on 19 September 2014 visited the National Museum of Military History in Johannesburg, which is part of DITSONG Museums of South Africa. H.E.Mr.M.Petrakov toured the museum, where, among other exhibits, there are some items of Soviet military equipment, and met with Mr.T.Ndebele-Monyela, Director of the Museum. During the meeting the issues of development of cultural-humanitarian cooperation between the Embassy and the Museum were discussed


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