Russian Language Day is observed each year on June 6. The United Nations started this day in 2010. The day marks the birthday of Aleksandr (Alexander) Pushkin, a Russian poet who is viewed as the father of current Russian Literature. On Russian Language Day 2020, know more about it.
The activity of the UN Language Days was launched in February 2010 so as to praise multilingualism and cultural diversity. It was to encourage the equivalent use of every six of the UN’s officially used languages all through the organization.
The coordinators of the Red Square Book Festival, which opened in Moscow, dedicated the most recent day to the Russian language and considered it the Day of Pushkin. Many activities take place during this occasion.
This is a chance for people to learn the Russian language and all features of Russian culture as well. The day causes to notice the official language of Russia, a few nations of the CIS, Abkhazia, and South Ossetia. Russian is additionally an informal language in the nations of the previous USSR.
Information on the Russian language is necessary for all spacemen who work at the International Space Station. Russian Language Day is commended with various activities. It includes competitions, talks, exhibition, concerts, literary fests and shows. Russian Language Day 2020 was also to bring many activities, but due to the COVID-19 situation, it is interrupted.
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian artist, dramatist, and writer of the Romantic period. He is considered to be the best Russian artist and the author of modern Russian literature.
In the year 1831, during the time of Pushkin’s developing literature, he met one of Russia’s other incredible early writer, Nikolai Gogol. After reading Gogol’s 1831–1832 volume of short stories Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka, Pushkin supported him. He includes a portion of Gogol’s most celebrated short stories in the magazine The Contemporary, which he established in 1836.
Works of Pushkin
- The Captain’s Daughter
- Eugene Onegin
- The Moor of Peter the Great
- The Queen of Spade
- The Belkin Tales
- The Stone Guest
- The Bronze Horseman
- The Gypsies
- The Blizzard