The Head of the National Library of Karelia Marina Nikishina takes part in the XIX Russian-Finnish Cultural Forum which was opened on the 27th of September in Savonlinna, Finland. The Forum topic is Formation of Cultural and Tourist Product and Sustainable Tourism.
For nearly two decades, cultural figures from various regions of Finland and Russia have come to the annual large-scale meeting to discuss their own projects directly with partners. The Russian-Finnish Cultural Forum, established by the Ministry of Culture of Russia and the Ministry of Education of Finland, has been held annually since 2000. Russian-Finnish cultural forums represent a unique form of wide and direct cooperation between representatives of the culture filed of two countries.
September 20, 2018:
The National Library of Karelia opened the exhibition of graphic works made by students of the Institute of Design and Arts of the St. Petersburg State University of Industrial Technology and Design. The exhibition "Inspired by Wave" is dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898 – 1976).
September 19, 2018:
The National Library of the Republic of Karelia held a scientific and practical conference Projects of Peter the Great. The Role of the Sovereign's Road in the History and Culture of Russia.
The conference was orginized by the Karelian Regional public organization Osudareva doroga (Eng. Sovereign's Road) and the National Library of the Republic of Karelia. The event was held with the assistance of the grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society.
September 6, 2018:
The Scientific Secretary of the National Library of Karelia V. P. Lapichkova and the Chief Bibliographer of the Department of National and Local Literature and Bibliography took part in the final day of the XVIII Vladimir Brendoev Republican Festival of Karelian Literature Täs synnyinrannan minun algu — Here is the beginning of my homeland.
The holiday in the premises of the Olonets National Library brought together residents of the Olonets District, guests from Petrozavodsk and the Leningrad region.
September 6, 2018:
The National Library of Karelia held a seminar on cross-border cooperation (the Project CBC Karelia).
The specialists of the library and partners from other cultural institutions of Petrozavodsk had a unique opportunity to clearly study the processes of interaction of partners in the cross-border cooperation project, take part in a workshop on the development of an idea and a joint work plan within the framework of this activity.
September 2, 2018:
The National Library of Karelia and the Center for Children’s Reading took part in one of the main autumn events of Karelia and Petrozavodsk: the traditional fish festival Kalakunda. The festival has been held in the capital of Karelia since 2000 and is rightfully considered a tourist brand of the republic.
Since the morning, hundreds of fishermen have thrown their fishing rods in order to know the winner of the competition by the evening.
Lovers and professionals of fishing, adults and children became the guests of the mobile library of the National Library of Karelia. Everyone found an occupation to satisfy soul. Those who do not know how to fish could learn the wisdom of fishing from the books presented at the book exhibition Let’s Fish with the National Library; experts on fishing participated in the quiz The Secret of Seas and Oceans.
On the first day of autumn, in the run-up to the new academic year, the Center for Children's Reading was opened in the National Library of the Republic of Karelia.
On September 1, the Head of the Republic Arthur Parfenchikov congratulated the readers and guests of the solemn event. The Head of Karelia gave two wonderful editions to the library; the books will complement the children’s literature collection of the Center for Children's Reading.
The opening ceremony was attended by Aleksandr Rakitin, the First Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the Council of Federation on Defense and Security, Valentina Pivnenko, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Library, the Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Larisa Podsadnik, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Karelia on Social Issues, Aleksey Lesonen, the Minister of Culture if Karelia. Marina Nikishina, the Head of the National Library of Karelia introduced the guests of the library.