The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation invites you to take part in theInternational Cultural-Tourist Forum “Russia–Great Britain: Five Centuries of Cultural Co-operation” which will be held on the 20th -21st January 2014 in London at the Royal Geographical Society.

20 January

"Little Tramp", the founder of the world cinema, the great Charlie Chaplin in this evening is going to turn over the leaves of the most musical works which were created for the world cinema. Russian opera soloist performance accompanies with specially mounted video series which consist of Russian and world film classical frames. The music program include emphatic and unique works of the world cinema music from Isaac Dunaevsky to Enrico Morricone.

Participants:

People's Artist of Russia, laureate of the State Prize of Russia, laureate of the international competitions and winner Grammy - Olga Borodina, People's Artist of Russia Viktor Krivonos, Laureate of the Union and international competitions Jeanne Dombrovskaya, winner of the international competitions Oleg Minakov - panflute, winner of the international competition entertainers Sergei Romaniuk, Symphony Orchestra headed by Igor Ponomarenko.

Programme:

- Welcome ceremony on behalf of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

- Videofilm about Russia, its cultural and tourism potential

- Music of World Cinema concert programme.

21 January:

11.00 – 12.30

- Opening of the Forum

- Panel session

- Signing of agreements

12.30 – 13.00

Coffee break

Press-conference

13.00 – 14.30

- Round table 1

Actual issues of tourism: cultural and educational tourism, extreme and adventure tourism, uncharted routes

- Round-table 2

Dialogue of cultures as a factor of tourism development

14.30 – 16.30

Reception on behalf of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

Venue: The Royal Geographical Society (1 Kensington Gore)