News & Events

Choral Music Brining Inspiration

May 13-16 American choir director Brian Winnie visited Yekaterinburg and conducted workshops with choirs from local schools and universities.  The workshops were part of the Choral Music Conference arranged by Arts School 11 and Yekaterinburg Department of Culture.  Students of Sviridov School of Arts #14, Rakhmaninov Music School #7, Youth Arts School #11, Urals State ...
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Consul General visits Irbit

On May 14 Consul General Van Maerssen visited Irbit District.    Irbit District is well known as a cultural and agricultural center. The Consul General met with Irbit City and Irbit Municipal District authorities with whom he discussed opportunities for economic and cultural cooperation. He also visited several area museums, including the museum of the ...
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U.S. Expert Shares Filmmaking Wisdom via Skype

On May 14, the U.S. Consulate General and Vladivostok Youth Lecture Series Luch-5 held a Skype presentation with multi-award winning U.S. documentary producer Jon Alpert. The event attracted over 20 young people searching for professional guidance on modern documentary filmmaking. Alpert’s tales of creating films covering important social issues, plus his practical filmmaking tips, were ...
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World Without War is Diverse and Beautiful

Over 200 students from 19 Art Schools of Yekaterinburg and Sverdlovsk oblast took part in the International Contest of Youth ArtWorld Without War devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Meeting on Elbe. In partnership with the United States Consulate General in Yekaterinburg the contest and final exhibit was organized by ShlemGraphic Arts Fund, Union of ...
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Rock-N-Roll as a Tool of Multicultural Communication

On May 6 Rock Brynner, historian and son of Vladivostok-born Hollywood actor Yul Brynner, gave a presentation highlighting the impact of rock-n-roll on social and intercultural communication amongst different races and nations. The event, jointly organized by U.S. Consulate and the Vladivostok University of Economics and Services , attracted considerable attention. The 25-30 person hall ...
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