Russian President Vladimir Putin officially designated 2019 as the Year of Theatre in Russia. The President resolved to hold the Year of Theatre in the Russian Federation in 2019 in order to further develop the art of theatre. Over 100 events are to be held in the Vologda Region within the framework of the Year of Theatre.
Today, on November, 19th the exhibition "The Russian Path. From Dionysius to Malevich" has opened in the Vatican. It depicts iconography with the XIX-XX centuries and shows the spiritual path of Russian art.
About 5,000 people visited Veliky Ustyug yesterday. Ded Moroz, or Grandfather Frost, lives more than 1000 kilometers northeast of Moscow, among pine forests on a cliff above the Sukhona River.
The date of the magician's birthday was chosen by weather chart makers as their long-term observations register that on that very day the ground of Veliky Ustyug is usually covered with a heavy snow blanket. No one knows his exact age. The first mentions of his appearance in noble Russian families on Christmas and New Year eve date back to the beginning of the 19th century.
Ray Brown Jr. was born in New York City and raised in a family of musical royalty (the son of singer Ella Fitzgerald and legendary jazz bass player Ray Brown).
Vologda Oblast Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov visited a new cheese-making plant in Lipin Bor (Vashki District, Vologda Region) that manufactures hard and semi-hard cheese.
Mr. Andrey Fabrichnikov, Consul-General of the Consulate-General of the Russian Federation in Sapporo presented Harumi Takahashi, Governor of the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido with picture painting by Russian-Swiss artist Alex Doll with a view of the Kirillo-Belozersky monastery ensemble.
The visit was arranged as part of a series of visits throughout the Vologda Oblast examining economic and social development of regions.