Summer 2019 in Russia. 2-week cultural activities packages.
2-week cultural activities program is the best decision if you want to find new friends, explore Russian culture and traditions, have a good rest after Russian classes and spend the best Russian vacation! There are 2 options to choose: “Petrozavodsk vacation” and “Karelian vacation”. You will master your Russian speaking skills and have a good rest in Russia in summer 2019!
“Petrozavodsk vacation” program is for all those who prefer exploring the city without leaving it. The program consists of the most favourite students’ activities which take place in Petrozavodsk. They are Guided tour around the city, Russian speaking Game club with a Russian teacher, Cooking class “How to cook Karelian pies” and Dancing class “Dance like Karelians”.
“Karelian vacation” program is for all those who want to have an intensive vacation, good rest and several long-distance excursions. The program includes 4 events in the city, 2 trips and relaxing time in Russian banya. You will enjoy fresh air and communication with your new friends from all over the world, broaden your mind in a company of the best guide, explore cooking and dancing, feel joy playing board games and master your Russian speaking skills. You will be impressed with the beauty of northern nature and wooden architecture of the Kizhi Ensemble, the UNESCO World cultural and natural heritage.
“Petrozavodsk vacation” package includes:
Guided tour around Petrozavodsk
You have a chance to discover all the secrets of the amazing city Petrozavodsk!
You will walk around our cozy and green city with the best guide! The guide will show you the most interesting and exciting places of Petrozavodsk and tell you about the history of the city from the foundation to the 21st century.
Duration ~ 1,5 hour
Russian speaking club. Game club
Speak Russian and have fun with a Russian teacher.
The Russian club is a good place where you can practice your Russian, watch Russian films, discuss Russian books and play Russian games. The professional Russian teacher leads the club. The language of the club is Russian (available for all levels). Don’t be afraid of speaking Russian and even making mistakes. The teacher will help you to correct them and if necessary will explain everything in English. You will not only learn many new exciting things about our country, its people and culture, but practice the language, learn how to express your thoughts and feelings in Russian and have a great time in a good company.
Duration – 1,5 hour
Game club. Relax, but don’t forget about Russian. This is the idea! You can play various table games and practice the Russian language and communicate with other Russians. Such informal meetings with Russian teacher and other locals help you to learn the language easily.
Cooking class "How to cook Karelian pies - "Kalitki"
Kalitki are traditional Karelian pies with different fillings that have been knowing as a favourite pastry in Karelia for ages. Today Kalitki are eaten throughout Finland as well as in the neighbouring Estonia.
You will be immersed in the universe of the traditional Karelian hostess and cook Kalitki on your own! The leader of the cooking class Nastya will share with you her grandmother’s secret recipe. After cooking you will drink tea from real samovar and enjoy your selfmade treats!
Duration – 2 hours