On the Russian Culture Night
On October 12, 2018 the Russian Embassy hosted the Russian Culture Night which has become a part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Russia and Singapore (June 1, 1968). The event was attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps, local music circles and the intelligentsia. The programme included a meeting with the performers of the internationally acclaimed Borodin Quartet who were on their tour in Singapore, a colorful exhibition by a young painter from St-Petersburg, Ms Alina Shamshina, and a Russian food festival. Russian Ambassador to Singapore Andrey Tatarinov delivered welcoming remarks. On behalf of the Singapore Government Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Social and Family Development Sam Tan took part in the event.