09 February / 2018

The Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius organized in collaboration with the Musical Society of Mauritius a concert of a popular Russian pianist, Honoured Artist of Russia

On the 9th of February, 2018 the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Mauritius organized in collaboration with the Musical Society of Mauritius a concert of a popular Russian pianist, Honoured Artist of Russia

Petr Dmitriev. The colorful musical event was held in a well known among admirors of music hall «Eureka» situated in an ancient estate of the XIX century.

The event timed to the Russian Diplomat’s Day was held in the company of the Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Mauritius Mrs. Dwarka Canabady, heads of several diplomatic missions, accredited to Mauritius, activists of Mauritian-Russian friendship association (Mauritian graduates of Soviet and Russian Universities) and compatriots. In his welcoming speech, Russian Ambassador Mr. K. Klimovskiy told about the history of the holiday and traditions of Russian diplomatic service. He also defined some of the most actual and important directions of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation. Ambassador underlined that this year will be marked by the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Mauritius and informed the guests of the forthcoming at the end of March Russian cultural week in Mauritius.

The concert of the Russian virtuoso ended with a stunning success and was possible thanks to the sponsored support of Mr. K. Malofeev, president of the board of directors of the «Tzargrad» group of companies. Musician performed compositions of F.Chopin, S.Rakhmaninov and M.Mousogskiy. After the concert, a cocktail with traditional Russian dishes was held.

On the 10th of February, 2018 the Ambassador of the Russian Federation had a meeting in the educational center «Teremok» with the children of Russian compatriots that reside in Mauritius. He described in details to them and their parents the history of the Russian Diplomatic Service and the important role that Russia plays nowadays to keep peace and security on our planet. He also talked about the activities of the Russian Embassy to Mauritius. He presented various historical photos on the subject. K. Klimovskiy invited the audience to participate in the Russian cultural week that will be held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary celebrations.