Madrid|19 May-02 June


From 19 May to 2 June, 2018 International annual project of the Government of St. Petersburg the 9th International Festival «Children’s Petersburg» will be held in Madrid, the capital of Spain.

A diverse program of the Festival including music, art, drama and educational events, will give the viewer a unique opportunity to go through the creative achievements of the collectives of the Northern capital.

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Program of the Festival:

May 19 - June 2
Exhibition of children's drawings "Petersburg through the child’s view."
The best works of students aged 5.5 to 16 years of St. Petersburg art schools were selected by experienced art critics. The drawings, made in different styles, genres and techniques, combined "reasoning" about the native city and life in it: landscapes and city sketches, still lives and illustrations, quiet streets and courtyards, city squares, gardens and parks, city roofs and bridges, cozy houses and masterpieces of architecture, cathedrals and temples.
Venue: Cultural Center Galileo
(Galileo 39, 28015 Madrid).


May 24, 10:30 am
Round table Conference "Russian language for foreigners".
The aim of the event will be to introduce Spanish specialists to the latest achievements of Russian teachers in the field of teaching foreigners to the Russian language. Within the framework of the Round table Conference, the basic teaching and developing technologies in language education will be considered, the basic pedagogical and cultural aspects will be highlighted, which will enhance the motivation for studying Russian by foreign specialists, effective forms, tools and methods will be developed to assist in the mastery of Russian languages by representatives of various national groups and other
Venue: Russian Pushkin Institute
(Albuquerque Street 15-1, 28010 Madrid).

May 24, 18:00
The official opening of the Festival is the gala concert of classical music "Young virtuosos". It will open the public an authoritative Russian performing school, presenting its most talented young musicians. Laureates and Diploma winners of all-Russian and international competitions, students of the most prestigious musical educational institutions of St. Petersburg under the age of 18 will perform works of Russian and foreign classics.
Venue: Cultural Center Galileo
(Galileo 39, 28015 Madrid).


May 25, 10:00 am
Ilya Kuznetsov, Honored Artist of Russia, Merited Artist of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, laureate of the Higher Theater Award of St. Petersburg "Golden Sofit", the founder and artistic director of the network of dance schools "Ilya Kuznetsov Children's School of Ballet" will hold a workship of ballet art. It will be devoted to the basic principles of studying the basics of classical dance, the program will include: the basic elements of the exercise at the machine and in the middle of the class, the technique of learning dance options and sketches.
Venue: Professional Dance School "Fortea"
(Comandante Fortea str., 42, 28008 Madrid).


May 25, 11:00 and 19:00
"The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is a performance based on the fairy tale of the same name by E.T.A. Hoffmann will be shown by the St. Petersburg Theater "KUKFO" (Puppet Format) - the author's theater with a European chamber atmosphere, created by the director and artist Anna Viktorova. "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is a fairy tale about Queen Myschild and her mouse army, about the bewitched young Nutcracker and how courage helps him to regain the human face, about the girl Marie to her kindness and sympathetic heart. This story is about adventures and miracles that happen only on the eve of Christmas.
Venue: Teatro Tribueñe
(Sancho Davila 31, 28028 Madrid).


May 25, 12:00
The Round table Conference "Traditional choreographic education in Russia and Spain" will be aimed at a dialogue between Spanish and Russian specialists on modern approaches in the system of choreography training with the aim of popularizing and further disseminating the most effective methods and forms in the choreographic education of both countries.
Venue: Professional Dance School "Fortea"
(Comandante Fortea str., 42, 28008 Madrid).


May 26, 12:00
The workshop on acting skills by Andrei Shimko, actor of theater and cinema, one of the brightest and authoritative teachers of the Russian State Institute of Performing Arts, the department of theatrical art "The School of Russian Drama of I. Gorbachev", creator and artistic director of the Naive Theater, laureate of the Tsarskoye Selo Arts Award, the Russian National Theater Award "Golden Mask" and the Higher Theater Award of St. Petersburg "Golden Sofit".
Venue: Teatro Tribueñe
(Sancho Davila 31, 28028 Madrid).


The international festival "Children's Petersburg" will become a bright event of the cultural life of the capital of Spain and will show the importance of children's creativity and creativity oriented to the young audience, proving the relevance and interest in this field of art.


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