How did Russians commemorate 80 years since the Siege of Leningrad? On September 8th 1941, the blockade of Leningrad began, when the ring of Nazi German troops and their allies around the city was closed. The blockade lasted 872 days, and sources vary but somewhere between 400,000 to 1,500,000 people died. Nazi Germany planned for ...
Moscow is about to celebrate the famous Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary. Read this blog post and follow me in the discovery of the park’s history and importance, that have reached Europe and the USA as well, through a book, a movie and a song. Be ready to celebrate this event with nice activities and reconnect ...
See a selection of photos from lavish gala at the Olympia concert hall in St. Petersburg, where the Russian language provider opened its first campus in 1992.
On Saturday, the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg celebrated its 250th birthday with a mesmerising 3-D laser show on Дворцовая Площадь (Palace Square), which detailed the history of the Hermitage Museum, and a special exhibition within the Hermitage itself. I went to the Hermitage in the day on Saturday to see what the museum ...
On July 22, 1898 Lenin married Nadezhda Krupskaya, to which he would later refer as his ideological “friend, comrade, and sister”. Lenin had come to know Nadezhda through her best friend, Apollinaria Yakubova, a young and beautiful girl with whom Lenin was romantically involved at the time of their meeting. Both Apollinaria and Nadezhda were members of the Marxist group of St. ...
May 27 is the 311 anniversary of Saint Petersburg and this is definitely worth a festival! The festival will take place this Sunday the 25th of May. The celebrations kicks off on 2 p.m. on St. Isaac’s Square. There you will find singers performing Russian songs. Against 5 p.m. make sure to find yourself in the city ...
Anniversary fam trip to Liden & Denz in Russia! More than 25 appointed agents recently followed our invitation to visit our language centres in Moscow and St. Petersburg. This fam trip coincided with the anniversary of Liden & Denz celebrating 20 years in Russia at the five-star Sokos Palace Bridge Hotel! The highlight on arrival ...
“The International Association of Language Centres (Ialc) celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with a special gala evening during its workshop at which prestigious members from the association’s history were honoured. Renato Borges de Sousa from Cial in Portugal was made Honorary Life President of the association (above) and founding members Mary Towers, James Swift, ...
The Grapevine section of the January 2008 issue of LTM highlights our 15th anniversary party, held in St.Petersburg’s fabulous Hotel Astoria in October 2007. Language Travel Magazine – 15 Years Liden & Denz