More than a thousand poetry lovers from 54 countries across the world took part in the contest "#idaPushkin”!

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Rossotrudnichestvo organized an international poetry contest “#idaPushkin”! More than a thousand foreigners from 54 countries took part in this fantastic contest marking Alexander Pushkin’s 220th birth anniversary. The youngest participant was only 4 years old, and the oldest one was 78 years old. Most of the videos were sent from Greece.

According to the terms of the contest, participants had to read their own poems in Russian in the style of Pushkin's verse. 

Participants posted videos of reciting their works on social networks with hashtags #Пушкин220, #Pushkin220, #idaPushkin, #АйдаПушкин, #почитаемпушкина.

Three participants from China, South Ossetia and India s. Videos with their presentations were posted on the Agency's social networks.

Poetry readings with the most interesting contestants will be also posted on Rossotrudnichestvo social networks in June.