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15.07.2014

Exhibition "Roerich Pact" continues its journey across the Netherlands

On July, 12 the exhibition "The Roerich Pact: History and Modernity" was opened at the Honorary Consulate of the Russian Federation in Maastricht. Historical documents, memorable photos and reproductions of works by the great Russian artist Nicholas Roerich will introduce the origin of the famous "Roerich Pact" - an international treaty "On the Protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historic Monuments" which initiated the systematic protection of cultural objects, - to inhabitants and visitors of the oldest city in the south of the Netherlands.

The exposition provided by the International Centre of the Roerichs, Moscow was organized in Maastricht by the Mission of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Netherlands and supported by the Embassy of Russia. During the inauguration ceremony Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation Konstantin van Vloten said that the project gives a start to a large-scale program of events that will acquaint Maastricht to the Russian culture.

Under the auspices of the exhibition opening director of the Eindhoven Cultural Association "Roerich Centre" Ekaterina Liakhova and Deputy Director Konstantin Gilevich held lectures explaining how Nicholas Roerich, an outstanding Russian artist, scientist, thinker, social activist and peacemaker, greatly contributed to the world culture.

The exhibition is open until July, 30 and then moves to Belgium where it will be on display in the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Brussels.


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