Received from Scotland Russia Forum
Voluntary service projects
This year International Voluntary Service will again organise a number of International volunteer projects including a number in Russia and Eastern Europe.
The camps are open to everybody and no special skills are required.
If you are interested in working as part of an international group for 2-3 weeks you can visit the IVS web site www.ivs-gb.org.uk to get more information.
There you will also find a searchable database to get details of the projects and availability of places. .
If you have any general questions about the projects please feel free to give me a ring.
0131 552 4507, [removed]
Ed: Fantastic summer opportunities for Russian speakers (and others) to help in Russian childrens camps and nature reserves, to renovate Solovetsky monastery, etc etc…. (far too many projects to summarise – and by no means all in Russia of course).
Russian language student drama in Edinburgh – and chance to see two rarely staged plays
ZERCALO presents two British premieres: "Don Juan in Egypt" by Nikolai Gumilev and "Phaedra" by Marina Tsvetayeva
Lindisfarne Room, St Cuthbert's Church, Lothian Rd (Princes Street gardens)
Thursday 14 and Friday 15 April 2005 at 7.30
Tickets (including refreshments and programme) 6.50 pounds/5 pounds (concessions)
Directed by Maya Birdwood-Hedger.
Main characters – Maya Birdwood-Hedger, James Hetzel, Phil McNicol and Lorraine Kelly.
Music by Scottish composer Malcolm Lindsay.
'Don Juan in Egypt' is a one act comedy by Gumilev first staged in 1913.
'Phaedra' was written by Tsvetayeva in 1920s. It is a tragic story of Phaedra, the wife of the Greek hero Theseus, who falls in love with her stepson.