On June 22, an International Action of Commemoration will be held in many countries as part of the large - scale International Project “VICTORIOUS TOGETHER - for Peace and Creation”, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory.
On the day of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, at 4 a.m. Moscow time, participants of the Action will come to the military memorials, light candles and lay flowers.
In the context of the pandemic, events will be held in a remote online format.
Famous cultural figures and public representatives from many countries will speak on the impromptu online meeting.
In Kazakhstan, the Action will be attended by activists of the Russian Cultural Center “Consent”. The Center has a long-standing partnership with the Russian public movement “Victory Volunteers”.
Chairman of the Russian Cultural Center “Consent” Stepan Vadyunin: “Thanks to the Russian Embassy, the Representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kazakhstan and the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, we have the opportunity to become full participants in this important international project. Our aim is to show that the memory of one of the most tragic pages of human history will forever remain in the hearts of people whose grandfathers and great-grandfathers overcame the terrible evil - German fascism together. In the heroic struggle against the fascist invaders, our peoples were united primarily by love for the Fatherland. We must prove that the current generation is worthy of the feat of soldiers who won the Great Patriotic War.”
Konstantin Vorobyov, Head of the Press office of the Rossotrudnichestvo in Kazakhstan: “During the online meeting, participants will read an excerpt from Robert Rozhdestvensky's Requiem in different languages:
This verse of Requiem was translated into Kazakh by an outstanding poet Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov especially for this Action. Director of the Karaganda Russian Drama Theatre named after K. S. Stanislavsky Dunai Espaev will recite the poem.
Russian Facebook accounts of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, the Russian Cultural Center “Soglasie” and the Representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kazakhstan will broadcast the Action live:
Through every age, through each year.
The ones who will never return again -,
Everyone can join the Actions “Candle of Memory” and “A Minute of Silence”, organized by the Directorate of the Year of Memory and Glory and the Charity Foundation “Memory of Generations”. Details on the site https://деньпамяти.рф/.
In addition, an online Festival of Documentaries will be held from 22 to 29 June on the site pobedakz.com. It is organized by VGTRK together with the Representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Kazakhstan. Films of the best Russian documentarians will tell about the main events of the Great Patriotic War, about people who have faced death and made heroic feats every day for the sake of our life and our future.