Influential Voice in Culture and Politics: Nina Khrushcheva at the Salzburg Festival

More+Events ♦ Published: April 3, 2024; 22:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

Nina Khrushcheva, an outstanding academic, great-granddaughter of the famous Soviet Communist Party leader Nikita Khrushchev, and fierce critic of the current Russian government, will take to the podium at this year's Salzburg Festival with an opening speech that has already caused a sensation in the run-up to the festival. This event not only marks a cultural highlight of the year but also a moment of profound reflection on the role of art in turbulent times.

The great-granddaughter of former Soviet Communist Party leader Nikita Khrushchev will give the opening speech at the Salzburg Festival on July 26. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Slowking4, GFDL 1.2 (