Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Fundraiser Russian Gala Night at National June 8

Fundraiser RUSSIAN GALA NIGHT: June 8, 2012, poster by Russian Library and Community Information Centre, TorontoPoster: Fundraiser RUSSIAN GALA NIGHT: June 8, 2012
Russian Library and Community Information Centre
Credit: russianlibrary.ca

Russian Library and Community Information Centre
Invites Your to their Fundraiser


Join us at our Fundraiser Russian Gala Night to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Russian Library in Canada & United Nations Russian Language Day!

Russian Gala Night

Friday, June 8th, 2012
Starts at 6:30 pm

Venue: NATIONAL Restaurant & Banquet Hall
Location: 1000 Finch Ave. West, Toronto, ON M3J 3L5

Ticket: $100
All proceeds go to support of cultural, educational and community programs.

Guest Profile
Leading members of the Canadian and Russian-speaking business, professional and art community, political and diplomatic dignitaries, media, and the Toronto community at large.

The Gala Night Programme
Reception at 6:30 pm
Dinner at 7:30 pm
Photo and Art Exhibition
Live Entertainment Show
Live Music Band
Silent Auction & Door Prize Draw
Black Tie (optional)

Ticket purchase at www.russiantix.com or by phone (416) 258-6082

We look forward to your participation in the fun!

For more information, please contact:
Russian Library and Community Information Centre
(416) 650-0593

un.org: Russian Language Day at the United Nations

Russian Language of World Cinematography:
from Early Days to Tarkovsky to Present

un.org: Department of Public Information to Launch ‘Language Days at the United Nations’
The dates for the Language Days were selected by the Department of Public Information for their symbolic or historic significance in connection with each language:
  • Arabic Language Day will be 8 December, the date on which the United Nations General Assembly designated Arabic as the sixth official language of the United Nations in 1973;
  • English Language Day will be 23 April, traditionally recognized as William Shakespeare’s birthday;
  • French Language Day will be marked on 20 March, International Day of Francophonie;
  • Russian Language Day will be 6 June, the birthday of Aleksandr Pushkin, considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet;
  • Spanish Language Day will be celebrated on 12 October, traditionally observed in Spanish speaking countries as Dia de la Hispanidad;
  • Chinese Language Day will be celebrated on 19 April, the date was selected from Guyu ("Rain of Millet"), which is the 6th of 24 solar terms in the traditional East Asian calendars, to pay tribute to Cangjie.

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