Schallenberg in St. Petersburg: Art, Culture and Human Rights

Published: November 18, 2019; 14:57 · (Vindobona)

Alexander Schallenberg travelled to Saint Petersburg to sign a declaration with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Medinsky on the programme of the "Year of Literature and Theatre Austria".

Alexander Schallenberg signed a declaration with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Medinsky (left). / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Dragan Tatic

"Art and culture are no longer bound to borders, interculturality is part of the self-image of contemporary artists," says Schallenberg.

Russia and Austria have had a close cultural relationship for years. "The continuation of this active and successful dialogue in the field of culture is an important component of our bilateral relations," Schallenberg said.

Austria has…

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