Pushkin’s Birthday (Russian Language Day)

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Russian Language Day

June 6 – Pushkin’s Birthday (Russian Language Day). World famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is rightly considered the founder of modern Russian literary language. On this day in Russian cities, people attend Pushkin recitals and watch stagings and scenes from the life of Pushkin and his entourage in museums, theatres and parks. Literature enthusiasts and theatre lovers are advised to attend: the holiday will be entertaining and gratifying.