A solemn ceremony of presenting books to Russian schools in Belgium took place at the Russian Сentre in Brussels. Ten schools - the Russian school of Leuven, the Matryoshka school of early development and creativity, the New Generation educational centre, the Russian school in Antwerp, the Russian school Rainbow in Mechelen, the Rodnik school, the Russian gymnasium in Brussels, the centre for creative development "Little Geniuses”, the non-profit association Meridian and the Russian school at the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity in Brussels - received three dozen new books as a gift each.
Presenting valuable gifts, the head of the Russian Centre Vera Bunina recalled that Rossotrudnichestvo is the Russian Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation. More than 90 Centres of Science and Culture work worldwide. This year, Rossotrudnichestvo turns 95 years old and throughout the entire existence of this organization and its predecessors, its activities have been aimed at developing relations with other countries.
“Rossotrudnichestvo constantly arranges various actions aimed at achieving this great goal. The most important function is the promotion of the Russian language and culture through books. And today we are very pleased that we can donate children's fiction in Russian on behalf of Rossotrudnichestvo to Russian schools in Belgium. These are new, modern publications that will be useful not only for teachers, but also for parents,” said Bunina.