CHANGCHUN, April 19 (Division of International Liaison, CCFAO)—The 16th Russian Language Saloon was held successfully by Changchun Foreign Affairs Office (CCFAO) on April 18, 2017.
The Russian expert invited to the saloon introduced the astronavigation festival and the famous astronaut Yuri Gagarin with pictures and texts. On April 12, 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space in his Vostok 1 spacecraft, ushering in the era of human spaceflight. April 12 also became the date for the celebrating the astronavigation festival.
The saloon was crowned by an astronavigation-based song performed by the student from Ulan-Ude, Russia, one of Changchun’s friendship cities in Russia.
The event was attended by six experts from Russia and Tajikistan and international students from Russian Language Institute and Changchun University of Science and Technology.