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In the Moscow Central Manege from December 21, 2018 to February 22, 2019, the Link of Times cultural and historical foundation and Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg present the exhibition project "Viva la Vida. Frieda Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Paintings and drawings from museums and private collections”, dedicated to the most famous and vibrant couple of Latin American artists of the twentieth century.
The first-ever China-Russia co-production, a comedy titled "How I Became Russian," will open in Chinese theaters this week. Co-director Xia Hao told China.org.cn that the film will allow the people of both countries to get to know each other better. The movie, directed by Xia Hao and Akaki Sakhelashvili, is a big-screen adaptation of a popular Russian TV series of the same title.

The exhibition of the Russian artist and designer Ksenia Isakova “The World Photo Palette” is opened in Moscow. Among the exhibits are works brought by the artist from different parts of the world: Italy, Guatemala, Japan, the USA, Nepal, Myanmar, Canada, the Czech Republic, and the United Kingdom.

The Year of Culture Qatar- Russia 2018 is nearing completion. It has brought many interesting and vivid events to both countries. One of these events happened in anticipation of the New Year, when all of us - both adults and children - want to plunge into the festive atmosphere and believe that miracles do happen. Seeing with your own eyes how the dream turns into reality was possible on December 15 and 16 in Moscow at the Central House of Artists, where the New Year Charity Fair Meet Qatar, which was timed to the National Day of Qatar, took place.
Muscovites have long got used that every December, the darkest month of the year, one of the city's central squares across from the Bolshoi Theatre, is brightly lit not only by a huge Christmas tree, but also by the Grand menorah traditionally installed for Hanukkah when Jews around the world celebrate the Festival of Lights and the miracle of the temple’s menorah burning brightly for eight full days. It has been over 25 years now, since it was first publically celebrated in Moscow in the 1990-s.

The 2018 Russo-Japanese Cross-Cultural Year is a vivid example of the mutually-rewarding coexistence of two completely different religions - Shintoism and Orthodoxy, namely the Japanese prayer “Norito” and the Orthodox prayer “Yekteniya,” as a reflection of the interconnection between two countries standing so much apart from each other.

In 2018, the 100th anniversary of the great theatre and film director and writer Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007) is celebrated around the world. He created about 60 documentary and feature films and 170 theatre productions, won multiple awards, including Oscar and Cesar awards, and prizes at the Cannes, Berlin, Venice and many other international film festivals.
To cultivate peaceful progress in the world, let us make this Russian word МИР popular in positive meanings in various countries. Let us collect artwork, photographs, collages, artifacts, etc. that promote МИР.
 Come and see the first-ever performance about people who listen to music without hearing, speak with each other different languages, feel the world without seeing it. On the same stage, deafblind people and professional artists from different countries play together.
“Non/Fictio№”, officially called the International Book Fair for High-Quality Fiction and Non-Fiction, which marks its 20th anniversary, kicked off in Moscow’s Central House of Artists. Five-day book marathon is held from 28 November through 2 December 2018 under the patronage of the Federal Agency for Publishing and Mass Communications. Traditionally the fair spotlights one country as a special guest, and this year Italy is the Country of Honour for the first time in the fair’s history.