China, Russia to boost cooperation in movie production, screenings

BEIJING, September 5. /TASS/. Moscow’s experience working with China in the filmmaking sphere will serve as the basis for the future joint efforts that are planned to make more movies and organize their screenings, Deputy Director General of the Moskino Company Yulia Bragina told TASS.

Russian Film Festival kicks off in Beijing

BEIJING, August 29. /TASS/. The opening ceremony for the Russian Film Festival was held in Beijing.

St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum 2023 to be held in November

MOSCOW, August 8. /TASS/. The St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, which was canceled in 2022, will take place in November this year, Russian Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova told TASS.

Sounds of North now in smartphones. Yakut singer records music for global platforms

MOSCOW, July 17. /TASS Correspondent Dmitry Osipov/. Nadikan is the stage name of Yakut singer Nadezhda Varlamova. She studies the North's folk art and musical traditions. Nadezhda performs ethnic songs and plays the khomus - the Yakut analogue of harp.

Russia’s first major exhibit of contemporary African art kicks off in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, July 13./TASS/. The Reversed Safari exhibit of contemporary African art, featuring works by 47 African and 14 Russian artists opened to the general public at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall in St. Petersburg on Thursday, a TASS correspondent reports.

Iran announces plans to expand cultural cooperation with Russia

MOSCOW, July 6. /TASS/. Iran plans to expand cultural exchanges with Russia within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili told the Rossiya-24 TV channel on Thursday.

Russian documentary gets award of Ischia Film Festival in Italy

MOSCOW, July 2. /TASS/. "The Voices of the Arctic" documentary of Russian director Ivan Vdovin got an award of "the best film in the Location Denied" section of the Ischia Film Festival that ended in Italy on Saturday, the film director told TASS.

Yakut experts to make 3D models of endangered cave drawings

YAKUTSK, June 21. /TASS/.

Russian film industry ready to boost ties with Iran, filmmakers association says

TASS, June 21. Russian filmmakers are ready to foster cooperation with their Iranian partners, Yury Kolosov, the head of the international relations department at the Russian filmmakers association, said in an interview with IRNA.

International Tchaikovsky Competition kicks off in Moscow

MOSCOW, June 20. /TASS/. The opening ceremony of the 17th International Tchaikovsky Competition took place at the Moscow Conservatory, a TASS correspondent reported.