Mention of The Russian Culture Week in «Zolima CityMag»
Source “Zolima Citymag”
“Here in Hong Kong, Russian-speaking expats are launching the first Russian Culture Week, which will include a walk through the Happy Valley Cemetery, where historian and journalist Kira Pozdnyaeva will explain the history of the local Russian community.
Irina Ustyugova says the White Russian history adds an extra layer of meaning to her experience of Hong Kong. “It’s a part of Russian history that disappeared and I didn’t have a chance to meet it,” she says. She describes the Culture Week as a way to “announce to people that we are here.” Today, there are about 2,000 Russian nationals in Hong Kong, with even more Russian speakers from former Soviet countries such as Kazakhstan. “
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