Posts By: annesophie

07 May
2014
In this day, May 7th, was born one of the world known composers: Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 in  Votkinsk and died 6 November 1893 in Saint-Petersburg). Tchaikovsky composed in all genres, but it is in orchestral music as symphonies, suites and concertos he deploys all his knowledge and gives the measure of his sense of ...
06 May
2014
Facts About TORFL (Тест по русскому языку как иностранному) You surely hear about the TOEFL and  IELTS, standardized test to assess your ability to use and understand the English language. In Russian, there is the same exam! Established since 1992, it is now mandatory to study in Russian universities. It is also possible that some ...
05 May
2014
Want to do something new, and not staying at home tonight? So come to the Antikafe “Green door” to play to Time’s up ( игра шляпа). This is a pretty unifying game (invite your friends it would be nicer), funny and very simple. So how do you play it? Basically the aim of the game ...
02 May
2014
Empress Catherine the Great, and an Autocrat of all the Russias Empress Catherine was born as Sophie Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst (Principality of Holy Roman Empire) on 2 May 1729 in a family of high nobility but not belonging to a royal family. From an early age, she got herself noted for her charisma and ...
01 May
2014
Festival “Паро-парк” –  Moscow  [gap height=”15″] This is a festival  a bit special since you will discover a new fashion, a new literary genre: the “Steam punk”! Do not panic, it’s not as scary as you think! Initially, it refers to a genre born in the late 20th century, the action takes place in the ...
01 May
2014
The day of Spring and Labour in Moscow (Праздник весны и труда) [gap height=”15″] Major international celebration, the May day is an important public holiday in Russia as in several countries (more than 80 countries). The first of may is also the symbol of the beginning of spring with the arrival of the good weather ...
28 Apr
2014
Located in the north-east of Moscow, the Golden Ring is the space between the Volga and Kliazma, bounded by former princely cities, namely: [gap height=”15″] – Aleksandrov – Yaroslavl – Ivanovo – Gous-Khroustalny – Kostroma – Pereslavl-Zalesski – Rybinsk – Rostov Veliky – Sergiev Posad – Suzdal – Uglich – Vladimir [gap height=”15″] It is ...
24 Apr
2014
If you are tired of eating the same thing, and you want to try something new, or also if you do not eat meat (speaking about vegetarian AND vegan), I advise you to go and eat at eco-cafe D’Ivan. [gap height=”15″] Just opened recently, this vegetarian restaurant offers a really nice concept. Wanting to make ...
24 Apr
2014
From Small Arbat Production To The Red October Factory! The factory was founded in 1851 by Theodore Ferdinand von Einem, a German, who had arrived a year earlier. He began by producing sawed sugar then created in the Arbat a small production of candies and chocolates. Later he opened another workshop in Teatralnaya Square with ...
22 Apr
2014
Meet Caroline Steele  (25 years old – USA) at Liden & Denz Moscow. What were you doing in the U.S.? I was born in California and then I moved to New York to study. Actually I have been in Moscow for a year. I got my master in New York in psychology and then I ...