7 - 17 November 2013

Empire Cinema Leicester Square
The May Fair Theatre


Russian Embassy in London

On 13 March 2013 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, William Hague signed a Joint Statement designating 2014 as the bi-lateral UK/Russia Year of Culture.

While the Russian Embassy in London will be primarily responsible for Russian events in the UK, the British Council will be presenting a comprehensive programme of events and projects in Russia drawn from all four countries of the United Kingdom and representing all art forms, the creative industries, education, science and language.

Celebrating the long cultural tradition of engagement between the two countries the UK/Russia Year of Culture in 2014 will delight and surprise Russian and UK audiences and illustrate the way in which the relationship continues to develop new, creative and contemporary narratives in both countries.