Vologda Oblast Governor participated in the opening of New Italian Cinema Events «N.I.C.E» in Vologda.

Every year, N.I.C.E. organizes festivals in the U.S.A. (New York and San Francisco) and Russia (Moscow Moscow, St. Petersburg and, in collaboration with the Foundation for Social and Cultural Initiatives, in a series of satellite towns such as: Kursk, Tambov, Vologda, Serghiev Posad, Kazan, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarks, Sochi, Novy Urengoy, Kaliningrad, Perm, Salehkard, Samara, Togliatti), England (Durham) and China.

From April 21st throughout April 26th the 18th edition of the Nice Russia festival will present Italian cinema for Vologda’s audience. The films, together with a series of special events and retrospectives dedicated to selected masterpieces of the Italian film history, are screened in public theatres, in the presence of their directors and actors.

New Italian Cinema Events «N.I.C.E» is one of the most important events of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Cultural Activities and Tourism of Italy and also of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation.

Mr. Leonardo Bencini, the Consul General of Italy in Saint Petersburg and Mr. Oleg Kuvshinnikov, Vologda Oblast Governor had a meeting to discuss the prospect of cooperation between the Vologda Region and Italy.

“We are ready to develop mutually beneficial relationships with the Vologda Region", noted Consul General of Italy in St. Petersburg Mr. Leonardo Bencini. The visiting Consul General also mentioned that there is a program between the Italian Government and the Government of the Russian Federation for teaching of languages - Italian in Russia and Russian in Italy. If there is some interest in Vologda, the Italian party will be glad to cooperate in this direction too.

Oleg Kuvshinnikov assured that our region is ready to participate in this project, aimed primarily at increasing the tourist flow in both countries.

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