Russian city's bid to reach artistic heights flames out
Perm, a provincial Russian city on the western edge of Siberia,
is defined these days not by what it is, but by what it was
supposed to be by now and is not. By now it should have had
a sleek new opera theater...
Ashmolean to share exhibitions with Russian counterpart
as part of Oxford twinning
VISITORS to the Ashmolean Museum could soon be looking at
items loaned from Oxford's twin city in Russia after an agreement
to exchange exhibitions.
This year saw 11 Perm enterprises and organizations support
Earth Hour, an environmental event held worldwide
Perm has taken part in Earth Hour 2016, with the external
lightning of 11 buildings being turned off to support this
worldwide environmental movement.
Russia's top graffiti artists collaborate at Perm museum
PERMM, the museum of contemporary art in Perm, has opened
a new major exhibition showing the work of a number of street
artists from major cities across Russia. Entitled Transit
Zone, the exhibition will be the last to be shown in the city's
former river boat station, which has been the site of the
museum for the last five years.
Perm school children have welcomed "Literary Express
A series of events, dedicated to the UK-Russia year of culture,
have started in Perm. Children are encouraged to participate
in creative workshops at the Perm City Library N35 and to
learn about English literature in a form of play.
Perm orchestra to perform Mozart in Moscow's Sheremetyevo
Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport will be temporarily transformed
into a concert hall this Saturday when an orchestra performs
the overture to Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro. The
Perm Tchaikovsky Orchestra of Theatre, Opera and Ballet will
play the famous piece at Sheremetyevo's terminal D as part
of culture festival The Golden Mask in the City, which is
20 years old this year.
Perm: Read 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