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archive-title All posts by Ekaterina Egorova

All posts by Ekaterina Egorova

The international action “Total Dictation” on literacy testing and knowledge of the Russian language will be held on April 14

“Total Dictation” is an opportunity for every person to test their knowledge of the Russian language and arouse interest in increasing literacy. The first “Total Dictation” was held in 2004 as an action of students of the Humanities Faculty of Novosibirsk State University. In 2017, the action was held in 866 cities, covering 71 countries, […]

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Novosibirsk tram No 13 covered with pro-grade graffiti

The famous tram was painted on the initiative of the NGS with the support of the mayor’s office. The project is timed to coincide with the 125th anniversary of Novosibirsk and the 20th anniversary of the portal NGS, which are celebrated this year. Everyone can make the city better and more beautiful – this is […]

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“Library on the grass” was included in the top 10 global marketing projects

The project by the Novosibirsk State Regional Scientific Library called “Library on the Grass” became the only project from Russia which was highly appreciated by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Thanks to the “Library on the grass,” anyone could read books, flip through magazines, play table games not only inside the library but […]

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In the DendroPark the huts for homeless birds appear

Yesterday, on the International Day of Birds, the huts for birds were placed in the Novosibirsk Dendropark. Soon sparrows, redstarts and other small Siberian birds can also settle in the houses. According to the reporter from the NGS portal, the action was held with the participation of specialists from the forestry department of the Novosibirsk forestry: they identified the […]

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Meet the authors of “Arctics. Space on Earth” documentary

Novosibirsk State University invites everyone to watch a documentary about the Arctic, which was shot last summer by NSU LIFE video cameraman Nikita Kolesov. He visited the expedition together with the geologists of the university – for three weeks researchers from different countries sailed on the ship and studied the Franz Josef Land archipelago. You’ll have […]

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“Fake Finns” to visit Novosibirsk library

Two exhibitions prepared by the Embassy of Finland will open in Novosibirsk on March 26. Expositions will be placed in the regional scientific library. Novosibirsk will be able to get acquainted with the work of the Finnish documentary photographer Aino Väänänen – the library will present her project “The Fake Finns”. Nearby there will be printouts […]

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Do you want to demonstrate your device? :)

On March 23, as part of the International Day of Planetariums and the Spring Equinox, the Big Novosibirsk Planetarium opens its doors to all space fans! From 12-00 to 16-00, the “Solar Observatory” of the Planetarium, where every hour the guests will listen to the scientific stories about the daylight and how to watch the sky in a […]

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Sign Language Courses started in Novosibirsk

At the courses anyone can learn how to communicate with deaf and deaf-mute people. According to the participants in the training, sign language is a universal language, which – along with English and German – helps to avoid barriers to communication with people. The study program will take about three months, the group is intended for […]

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Spring storms in Siberia will soon be replaced by heat

Yesterday a storm warning was announced in the Novosibirsk region. The movement of cold air will be accompanied by precipitation, a strong wind with gusts up to 25-27 m/s. Then comes the temperature drop to 1-5 degrees below zero, at night to -20 degrees. In the next two days the temperature will be set within […]

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