Updated: Nov 11, 2020
If you learn Russian language you also need to learn some things about Russian culture. Well, Russian culture is so diverse and rich that you will be overwhelmed and eager to learn more. Russian cuisine, Russian folklore, traditional music instruments, Russian holidays, traditions and customs, traditional outfit, superstitions, movies, literature, art - you can choose any field of Russian culture that interests you.
Good news! These days you don't even need to travel to Russia and to live there several years in order to learn about Russian culture. You can find tons of materials and videos on Russian culture and Russian traditions on the Internet. You can also watch my videos where I always include some interesting Russian cultural insights.
Watch this video, learn Russian alphabet and discover Russian culture and traditions at the same time.
When you learn Russian language it is important to create valuable associations with a country of this language and its culture. What are the things that come to your mind when you think about Russian culture? Is it a popular Russian ballet? Have you ever wished to visit Bolshoi Ballet? Or maybe you hear a wonderful music by a famous Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, a 19th-century who wrote a music for "Swan Lake". You probably also think about Russian literature that made a worldwide impact. Would you like to read Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy in original? What about a famous"Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky? Who is your favorite Russian writer?
No matter what associations you have, you need to constantly discover new ones.
Do you want to check how well you already know Russian culture: Russian literature, Russian traditions, Russian superstitions, Russian folklore and so on, you can take this quiz and find out who you are: a Russian culture amateur, a great explorer, a SUPER expert in Russian culture.
Russian quiz - How well do you know Russian culture
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