Russian art in Kathmandu

March 8, 2018 09:31 AM Republica

Russian Center of Science and Culture, Orenburg Regional Museum of Fine Arts (OOMIZO) in coordination with Nepal-Russia Art Club (NRAC) jointly organized an exhibition ‘Heart of Eurasia – Orenburg Region of Russia’ on Monday at the premises of Russian Center of Science and Culture, Kamal Pokhari.  

Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Bidhya Sundar Shakya, was invited as the chief guest at the event. He inaugurated the exhibition by lighting the traditional panas lamp. Russian delegation Yuri Komlev, director of OOMIZO, and Elena Komleva, member of delegation of OOMIZO, has come to Nepal to organize the exhibition. 

Senior artist and former member secretary of Nepal Academy of Fine arts as well as advisor of Nepal-Russia Art Club, KK Karmacharya, was invited as the special guest at the program.

Director of Russian Center of Science and Culture, Stanislav Simakov, welcomed the guests at the event and said the exhibition showed the beauty of the Orenburg region, its nature and the rich flora and fauna as well as its traditional beautiful silk scarves. 

Meanwhile, the exhibition showcased ‘Orenburg Non-downy Shawl’ by the popular Russian Artist and designer Natalia Akalina. The exhibition aims at bringing out the pleasing landscapes of Orenburg places, boundless expanses of steppe and its inhabitants – birds and animals as well as flowers and grass.

The exhibition is slated to continue till March 10. 

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