Perm: More than metal and salt mines
This city of a million inhabitants is casting off this working-class
image and reinventing itself as a cultural capital to rival
Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Perm, the city built on salt: an ideal pit stop on your
The up-and-coming city of Perm, 1,400 km east of Moscow, is
no longer associated solely with the horrors of the Gulag.
It has reinvented itself as one of Russia's new meccas of
New “English for teachers” project started in Perm
City Department of education and “Britannia” language center
have started a new project, aimed to improve language and
methodic competence of English language teachers. [more]
Students from Perm gymnasium ¹31 put on a play in English
Students of gymnasium ¹31 (37 Podlesnaya Street) can now not
only learn English at the “Five o’Clock” language center,
but also explore the world of culture and creativity. Producing
plays at a school theatre club, children learn to become real
'Pelmeni' in Perm: Russian Culinary Treat Awaits Sochi Torch
Russia's Ural Mountains city of Perm will greet the arrival
of the Sochi Olympic flame with the mass eating of dumplings,
the regional administration announced Wednesday.
The torch relay will reach Perm, a city of a million 1,150
kilometers east of Moscow, on January 3 and taken on a two-day
trip around the city by 258 torchbearers. [more]
Perm birds spend their “winter holidays” in Western Europe
Perm State University professor, ornithologist Aleksey
Shepel filed a preview report on Perm ornithofauna.
Ornithological diversity of Perm Krai has grown twice since
the beginning of the XX century. The population of thrushes,
titmice, white wagtails, martlets, ducks and nightingales
has grown several times in the last 25 years, said Aleksey
Perm business-incubator alumni explore international market
City business-incubator celebrates its two years anniversary.
Young businessmen support center started its work in 2011
over the initiative of the Head of the City Administration
Anatoly Mahovikov. More than 9 thousand people have visited
it over this time. Business center graduates successfully
turn into life their projects not only on the territory of
the Russian Federation but also internationally. [more]
“Alice in Wonderland” illustrations exhibition opens at
Perm State Art Gallery
Perm State Art Gallery invites Lewis Carroll’s fans to
visit an exhibition of “Alice in Wonderland” illustrations.
The exhibition includes drawings from Russian and English
publications along with the lectures on how the character
of Alice was created.
The story of a little girl Alice, written almost 150 years
ago, stays one of the most published books in the world and
still gets staged, filmed and discussed. [more]
Video project from The Guinness Book of Records will be
shown in Perm
The official opening of the international twin cities festival
“We are together!” took place at the Soldatov Cultural Center.
Art collectives from different countries presented their shows
to the Perm audience. [more]