Cultural diplomacy is one of the most efficient means of implementing the State’s foreign policy strategy. Cultural cooperation involves fostering international dialogue, preserving world cultural heritage in general, and enables every country to present its achievements in this sphere.
Rossotrudnichestvo pays special attention to international cultural cooperation, Russia’s humanitarian ties with foreign partners and popularization of Russian cultural achievements abroad.
One of Rossotrudnichestvo’s objectives consists in shaping an objective conception of modern Russia abroad, its development and spiritual potential.
The Agency acts in accordance with the Guidelines of the Russian Federation policy in international cultural and humanitarian cooperation.
The Agency has 97 representative offices in 80 countries; their doors are open to anyone interested in Russia and Russian culture. Russian Centers for Science and Culture regularly host various events aimed at promoting Russian peoples’ cultures: concerts of Russian folk, music and dance ensembles; meetings with famous Russian cultural workers; exhibitions of contemporary artists; thematic photo exhibitions of Russian museums’ archival materials; screenings of the latest films of Russian cinematography; performances of Russian theaters for adults and children.
- Guidelines of the Russian Federation policy in international cultural and humanitarian cooperation
- State cultural policy strategy until 2030.