Special Programs

The Special Program / Special Guest status allows countries and organizations to put together a broader program for the Forum.

The goal of these business and cultural events is to acquaint broad audiences with the rich national cultures and traditions, present own projects in the sphere of culture and arts.

The Special Guest status at the 2020 Forum has been awarded to the Federal Republic of Germany. The extensive program prepared by Germany for the Forum in accordance with this status will become an important component of the Year of Germany in Russia 2020-2021; its beginning has been planned for August.

Germany is preparing an extensive event program, which will include exhibitions, a symphony music concert, film presentations, discussions and thematic sections dedicated to the rich cultural interaction history between Russia and Germany.

The Forum of Slavic Cultures presented its special program dedicated to its 15th anniversary. The program by Turkey was dedicated to the Cross Year of Culture and Tourism between Russia and Turkey.