In Tskhinval it has been told about the events for the anniversary of the Ossetian embassy in St. Petersburg

Mon, 07/10/2019 - 12:16

The 270th anniversary of the first embassy of Ossetia will be celebrated in the northern capital of Russia

From October 22 to 24, festive events dedicated to the 270th anniversary of the first Ossetian embassy in the northern capital of Russia will be held in St. Petersburg. According to the press service of the president and government of South Ossetia, the celebrations include presentations, scientific reports, documentary screenings, exhibitions, and master classes.

“The official opening of the event will take place on October 23,” the press service said. - The celebrations will begin by showing a presentation film about Ossetia. Scientific reports will be presented on the general theme: "Ossetia: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow", a film by Temina Tuaeva about the mountain Alanya. The culmination of the day will be a show of historical exhibits and material on the history of Ossetia (showing national costumes and crafts, master classes).”

As noted by the press service Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia Dmitry Medoev will make a report on the history of Ossetia.

“It is also planned the report of the vice-rector of the South Ossetian A.A. Tibilov State University Zalina Tedeeva. Next, it will take place a press conference of the participants of the Days of Ossetia in St. Petersburg. Festive events will end with a reception on behalf of Dmitry Medoev,” the press service emphasized.

The first Ossetian embassy of 1749-1751, led by Zurab Magkati, managed to show Russia the mutual importance and necessity of a state union with Ossetia in difficult political conditions. From the height of today, this political victory of the Ossetian diplomacy should rightfully be considered a feat in the name of the future of its people.

Today, the embassy of the Republic of South Ossetia in the Russian Federation, established 270 years after these historical events, is the historical successor of the first embassy of Ossetia in St. Petersburg and continues with dignity and honor the general line worked out by its outstanding predecessors - the alliance with Russia.

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