The People’s Diplomacy Forum brought 40 countries to Volgograd

On October 31 and November 1, 2019, Volgograd hosted the 6th International Forum of People’s Diplomacy “Dialogue on the Volga: Peace and Mutual Understanding in the 21st Century”, which broke this year its personal attendance record.



Volgograd and Cologne: and the winner is… friendship!

Just a few days ago, the city of Cologne (Volgograd’s partner-town in the Western Germany) hosted yet another edition of the RheinEnergie Marathon tracing along the most beautiful city sights and finishing in front of the world-famous Gothic cathedral. As by tradition, several Volgograd athletes found their way into the list of its participants.



“The true cooperation goes from heart to heart,” the UK Deputy Ambassador to Russia Ms. Lindsay Skoll visited a dance school in Volgograd

On the 11th and 12th October 2019, the UK Deputy Ambassador to Russia Ms. Lindsay Skoll paid her second visit to Volgograd. During this time, she laid a wreath at the eternal Fire on the Mamay Hill, became a referee at the bilingual Out Allowed reading contest and met with the students of Volgograd City-Funded Institution of Extracurricular Education “Children School of Choreographic Art”.



Volgograd became a president of the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities

The city of Volgograd has recently been elected to join the ranks of the IAPMC (International Association of Peace Messenger Cities) Executive Officers as one of its presidents. Such a decision was made unanimously by the delegates of the 30th IAPMC General Assembly, which took place in the city of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina.)


A Japanese Culture Festivals opened for Volgograd citizens the doors of a… cupboard

On Sunday, September 22, Volgograd regional Maxim Gorky comprehensive academic library became the platform for the 7th “Japanese Cupboard” School Alternative Festival of Japanese Language and Culture.



Volgograd celebrated the International Day of Peace

On Saturday, September 21, Volgograd schools all over the city celebrated the International Day of Peace.



Friends from Turkey and the Czech Republic shared the joy of the Day of the City with Volgograd citizens

As by the tradition, the beginning of September 2019, was marked in Volgograd by the festivities dedicated to the Day of the City – the 430th anniversary since the foundation of Tsaritsyn. To take part in the festivities held on this occasion and within the frame of the cooperation agreements between Volgograd, Ostrava and Izmir, our city welcomed the guests from the Turkish and Czech twin-towns.



Volgograd rings with the Music of Peace

On August 28, 2019, Volgograd regional branch of the International Public Foundation “Russian Peace Foundation” hosted a concert within the frame of the “Music of Peace” program. A chamber choir under the conduction of Mr. Betin Güneş, based in Cologne, Volgograd’s partner-city from the Western Germany, performed several songs in a variety of languages including Russian, German, Latin and Turkish.



Volgograd students returned from the Future Explorers Summit in Turkey

With the final stage of the project “Future Explorers Summit” having come to fruition, the seven students of Volgograd Gymnasium No.7 safely returned home from the international mission which had been launched this year in the Space Camp of Izmir (Turkey) – a summer program where each of the six days is filled to the brim with fascinating activities aimed at the development of intellectual, artistic and social capabilities of its participants.



An International Parks Forum has been held in Volgograd

On August 9 and 10, Volgograd hosted an International Parks Forum (IPF) – a platform which united leaders of local governments, park managers, landscape designers, urban construction experts, architects and project designers from Moscow, regions of the Russian Federation, the CIS countries and Europe.


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