​​​On April 29, a unique exhibition project titled «Siberia-France. History of Relationships» will officially open for everyone to visit. 

The opening of the exhibition, prepared by the Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum of Local Lore, will be broadcast online (https://m.youtube.com/c/krasshow) taking place in the Museum-Estate of G.V. Yudin, a Russian industrialist and bibliophile, collector of the largest private library in Russia.


Alexei Meshkov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the French Republic, will deliver a special video message to the guests of the exhibition.

The ceremony will be attended by the Consul General of the French Republic in Yekaterinburg Pierre-Alain Coffinier and the director of the Russian House of Science and Culture in Paris Konstantin Mikhailovich Volkov.


The interactive project «Siberia-France. History of Relationships» is being hosted within the framework of the official programme of the Cross Year of interregional cooperation between Russia and France.

The purpose of the exhibition is to highlight the recorded history between France, the Yenisei province and the Krasnoyarsk Region, tell actual stories about the fate of the French who linked their lives with Siberia, and the life of Siberians, who glorified the Russian region in France.


From April 29 to May 6, the Film House will host the Days of French Environmental Films. The cinema will present the environmental mission of the world's first ship, the Energy Observer, which simultaneously produces – and runs on – hydrogen. Together with the authors of the project, the viewer will make a round-the-world expedition from the coast of France to Spitzbergen. Organisers: the French Institute in Russia (https://www.institutfrancais.ru/fr/saint-petersbourg) and the Film House with the support of the Krasnoyarsk City Administration and the Franco-Russian Forum Trianon Dialogue (https://dialogue-trianon.ru ).


«Some amazing discoveries await us here! By participating in the events of the Cross Year, we are able to continuously find new opportunities for cooperation, interaction in different fields and simply communication between Krasnoyarsk residents and representatives of France», – said Inna Dozortseva, Deputy Head of the Mayor's Department–Head of the International Affairs Division.