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UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014 celebrates the rich and diverse cultural relationship of both countries.It aims to foster cultural exchange, increase the flow of ideas and develop stronger relationships between people, institutions and governments. The scale of the programme across arts, education, language, sport and science is indicative of the ambition and aspirations of both countries and represents an ideal opportunity for the UK and Russia to engage in a range of established and new areas.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs leads on the programme in the UK. The official media partner of UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014 in the UK is Russia Beyond the Headlines.
The British Council leads on the programme the UK events in Russia
BP is the founder sponsor of the Year of Culture.
Julia Margaret Cameron (until 1 February 2015)
The exhibition at the Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow) includes more than 250 photographs by Cameron — including 87 she sold and gave to the South Kensington Museum in 1865 — and five letters she wrote to Sir Henry Cole, museum’s founding director.
Unrivalled Wedgwood (until 1 February 2015)
A special exhibition of legendary Wedgwood jasperware is open at the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum.
Workshops on academic writing in Russia (until 20 February 2015)
Supported by Shell, the British Council in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) holds a series of events in 7 leading Russian universities in Moscow and Tomsk on publishing in English in academic journals and, more broadly, successful science communication.
The Phantom of the Opera (until October 2016)
The Russian premiere of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera staged by Stage Entertainment took place on 4 October at the MDM Theatre.