RusPrix Award 2015

On 19 June 2015, the annual RusPrix Award ceremony was held in Noordwijk aan Zee for the 12th time. It was organized by Public Diplomacy Corps under the patronage of the Embassy and the Chamber of Commerce and Trade of the Russian Federation. RusPrix is awarded for an outstanding contribution to the development of Russian-Dutch relations in the economic, cultural, educational and other fields. The laureates were presented with diplomas and RusPrix figurines by Russian Ambassador Roman Kolodkin and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation, Ambassador-at-Large Mikhail Shvydkoy. The official ceremony was followed by a performance by the Tenors of XXI Century.

Laureates: Unilever Russia, Foundation Dutch-Russian Livestock, Meyn Food Processing, Nuffic Neso Russia, Rotterdam Philarmonic Gergiev Festival

Russian “Old New Year” Celebration at the Russian Embassy – 2014

By tradition, established in 2006, friends, partners and colleagues of the Russian Embassy in the Netherlands are invited to share the festivity of the Russian Old New Year. Guests include members of the Royal Dutch Family, representatives of the Diplomatic Corps and VIP’s from Dutch and Russian businesses. Apart from a delicious traditional Russian buffet, prepared by the Embassy’s Chef, guests are treated with a unique musical programme that varies each year; this year’s concert was performed by Bayanist Y.Medianik and Pianist E.Kunz.

“Winter Evenings on the Amstel” at the Hermitage in Amsterdam

Festival of Chamber Music "Winter evenings on the Amstel" will gathered the best Russian musicians at the museum complex "Hermitage Amsterdam" from 12 to 15 December 2013. A series of 6 concerts were given by famous artists during this festival that was held within the framework of the Bilateral Year of Friendship between Russia and the Netherlands; one of the main objectives of which is to strengthen cultural ties between the two countries.

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