26 January

On the memorial evening dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad

On the January 26th, 2019 a memorial evening dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad was organized by the President of the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots in Mauritius Mrs.Bogacheva, activists of the association of Russian citizens “Russian center of science and culture” and the organization of Mauritian graduates from Soviet and Russian universities MAURUSS.
During the patriotic concert pupils and teachers of the Russian educational center “Teremok” performed famous wartime poetic verses and songs. A documentary on the siege and the incredible heroism of the residents of Leningrad prepared by the “Ria Novosti” news agency was demonstrated to the guests including the representatives of the Embassy.
In conclusion, adults told stories to the children about the feats of their grandparents during the World War II and showed historical photos of the military times from family archives.
The Russian Embassy in Mauritius provided the necessary assistance in the organization of the event.