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From Scotland Russia Forum

14th July 2005

Dear All

From Scotland Russia Forum

Best wishes
Ute

Members will know about the Kitezh children's village (run by Scottish charity Ecologia) from two volunteer reports in our newsletter (latest in March this year) – or see www.ecologia.org.uk and www.kitezh.org. This would be a great opportunity for a recent graduate:

Work for Kitezh in Moscow
Ecologia Trust is looking for an outgoing, motivated, well organised person to be a

Volunteer PR and Fundraiser for Kitezh-Orion Communities for Orphans
Based in Moscow you will

· Network with the ex-pat community

· Raise awareness about Kitezh-Orion with the media

· Create and maintain links with other NGOs

· Provide support for Ecologia and Kitezh-Orion

· Create and maintain promotional material

This is a volunteer post that provides accommodation and a modest living allowance. Start from September 2005. One year minimum.
For a full job description and more information contact
Liza Hollingshead
Ecologia Trust
The Park, Forres
Morayshire IV36 3TZ Scotland
Tel/Fax: +44 (0)1309 690995

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Ecologia Trust is a Scottish Charity reg.no SC023976 working with Kitezh Children's Community and other Russian NGOs in youth, ecology and education since 1988

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NICHOLAS & ALEXANDRA – at the Royal Museum, Edinburgh until Oct. Tickets £5 (conc £4, children £3)

NB SRF members – don't buy the exhibition book till you get the discount leaflet in our July newsletter!!

There is also a very rich programme of supporting events – for details of dates and prices see http://www.nms.ac.uk/tsars/ . Summary below.

ADULT EVENTS

(Prices vary)

Nicholas and Alexandra Guided Tours

Get Creative: Royal Writing Workshop

Get Creative: Art of the Tsars

Nicholas and Alexandra – The Scottish Connection (talk by Godfrey Evans)

Study Course: Russian History Explored – details to follow

Evening Lecture: The Last Russian Tsar – Professor Ludmilla Selezneva

Folk Art Workshop – painting a matryoshka

CHILDREN’S EVENTS

(Prices vary)

Russian Dolls – painting a matryoshka

Russian Dance Workshops
Circus Skills
Russian Storytelling
Learn to Read Russian in 75 Minutes
Write Your Name in Russian

CINEMA

(All films free but booking essential)

Anastasia (U)

Dr Zhivago (PG)

Russian Ark (U)

MUSIC

(Free)

Susan McKenzie and James Ross “traditional music with a Russian twist”

Georgi Gaijic – virtuoso accordionist with a programme of Russian classical folk and Gypsy music

Sounds of Russia – Andrea and Georgi Gaijic (violin and accordion) with a programme of Russian and Eastern European masterpieces

Koshka – Lev Atlas, Oleg Ponomarev and Nigel Clark perform a programme of Russian, Gypsy and world fusion music.

Ardstrath Trio – a lively performance of Russian music

Alba Brass – RSAMD students with a series of pieces inspired by the exhibition

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