We aim to create a closer dialogue between members and representatives of the Russian Diaspora and to promote Greek-Russian cultural & historical heritage links. We intend to organise educational lectures, tours, voluntary works & publications in media to encourage bonds between Russian immigrants local Greek communities. These will concentrate on language skills, Russian & Greek culture, traditions and history.

Evening “Afinskii Kalorit” gathers money for support of Russian language in Greece



All donations collected at the charity night “Afinskii Kalorit”, organized by the weekly newspaper “Afiskii Courrier,” The Union of Russian Immigrants in Greece and the agency XL-Group,  went to strengthening the position of the russian language and culture in Greece.

Guests gathered for the galla-concent on November 4th in the “Mesogios” hall of the Ledra Mariott hotel in Athens.
The program was full of musical acts and even the most demanding audience of classical music  was impressed. Afterwards, a fashion runway took place, showing new collection pieces of prominent Greek designers.

Members of the Union of Russian Immigrants in Greece

Anyone interested was welcome to take part in the charity lottery, the profits from which will be benefitting the conservation of russian language in Greece.The informal part of the evening included socializing and discussion of new projects that members of the participating groups were interested in, while feasting on the delicious celebratory buffet.
The event was funded by CLUB UNESCO OF DEPARTMENT OF PIRAEUS & ISLANDS and with the support of the cultural society for Russian compatriots “Beryozka”.

Contact details:

Kannigos 19 1st floor
10667 Athens, Greece
Tel: +302103839459
Fax: +302103839459