Meet our student, Paolo

Russian

Paolo Gomiero, 23,  has been studying at Liden and Denz Moscow for 3 weeks. I had the chance to interview him about his experiences here. What is your current occupation? I’m a student studying  foreign Languages at Literatures at Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo in  Italy. Why did you decide to study Russian in Moscow?… Continue reading

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Time to Say Goodbye, До Свидания Moscow!

say goodbye

Time to Say Goodbye, До свидания Moscow! It’s time for me to say goodbye, seven weeks in Moscow have come to an end. Moscow is a city that definitely grows on you. At first it really didn’t seem like a place where I wanted to spend 5 weeks of my summer. However, in the end I… Continue reading

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Spasskaya Tower – Moscow’s Military Music Festival

Music Festival

Between 27th August and 4th September, Red Square will host the ninth International military music festival. Since its creation, over 140 groups from 40 countries have been involved in the festival. Around 1500 musicians, military personnel, and artists of various forms, will take part. Staged with the backdrop of the Kremlin walls, the festival provides… Continue reading

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Night at the Ballet – Why everyone should go, if only once

Ballet

Last week I decided to attend a ballet – “the Nutcracker”, accompanied by a friend of mine who also studies Russian in Moscow. Although she is a seasoned ballet watcher, this was my first time at a ballet. Despite it really not being the kind of entertainment I would normally go to (putting it diplomatically), I would recommend… Continue reading

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Shesh Besh – Azerbaijani cuisine in Moscow

Azerbaijani restaurant

Looking to try a different type of cuisine in Moscow? Why not try Azerbaijani? Shesh Besh is a medium priced Azerbaijani restaurant located less than a 5 minute walk from Novokuznetskaya metro station. Inside, the restaurant is themed like a traditional building in the caucuses, with imitation stone walls, wooden archways and shisha pipes. There are a… Continue reading

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