The idea of connecting two countries, Russia and America, with the goal of promoting mutual understanding through collaborative initiatives in the arts, has been a dream of mine ever since I came to the United States and became a university professor. Cultural exchange, which advocates people to people diplomacy, has become the core principal of the Educational Bridge Project, which I founded in 1997.Read more...
Boston University violinist Zhongling Li stands in Moscow's Red Square during Days of American Culture in Russia (Spring 2002 - photo credit: Kevin Carleton)
The Educational Bridge Project (EBP) provides educational and artistic exchanges between Americans and Russians.
EBP organizes two annual festivals: Days of Russian Culture in America / Days of American Culture in Russia
These festivals create opportunities for faculty and students of participating academic institutions, museum curators and theater performers to become their country's cultural ambassadors.
Using the power of the universal languages of art and music, the Project bridges the rich cultural and educational traditions of two countries and enriches the local communities.
Learn more about the Educational Bridge Project.
30th Festival, Fall 2016 - Boston, USA
October - November, 2016
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