April, 21 2009 - the Twinning Day in Petrozavodsk

The last Sunday of April has been marked by UN as a Twinning Day. This holiday is traditionally ovbserved in Petrozavodsk with an active participation of friendship associations with foreign countires. This year Twinning Day activities were devoted to 20th anniversary of friendship with the city of Tьbingen, land Baden-Wьrtmeberg in Germany. The program has been organized by Petrozavodsk office of West-East association, Karelia-Germany friendship association and External relations department of the City Administration.

 On April, 21st Children's Musical and Choral school lobby hosted an exhibition of Karelian artists, entitled "German impressions", presenting the works of artists, having traveled to Tьbingen and Neubrandenburg. 

After acquainting with an exhibition, the guests were offered a film on the 20-years history of cooperation, prepared by West-East association and Karelia-Germany Association. The evening was competed by musical performances of musicians, who have visited Tьbingen - piano player Aleskey Tokunov, duet of Evgeny Terekhov and Dilyara Dmitrieva, bands Ekspromt, Kalinka, Music Box.

National Library of Karelia organized an exhibition of books collection about Tьbingen, which will be available in the Library's lobby until April, 30th.