July 10, 2013
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Carl-Martin Nelson, director, marketing and communications
Concordia Language Villages
Amy Kelly, Media Relations director
MEDIA ALERT: RUSSIAN LANGUAGE VILLAGE DEDICATION AT
CONCORDIA LANGUAGE VILLAGES
Concordia Language Villages will hold a dedication of Lesnoe Ozero, the Russian Language Village, at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13. The dedication will recognize completion of the great hall of Sankt Peterburg, the newly constructed main building at the entrance to the Village site.
Honored guests include Mr. Yury Y. Melnik, second secretary, Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States, who will deliver an address.
WHAT: Photo and interview opportunities
WHEN: Saturday, July 13. Dedication program begins at 2 p.m.
WHERE: 11380 Turtle River Lake Road NE, Bemidji, Minn., 56601. Lesnoe Ozero is located on Turtle River Lake, across the lake from the other permanent Village sites. A map with directions is available on our website at concordialanguagevillages.org (searchfor Russian map)
WHY: Dedication of newly constructed great hall Sankt Peterburg
WHO: Interview opportunities include Mr. Yury Y. Melnik, second secretary, Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States, and Concordia College and Concordia Language Villages leaders
Concordia Language Villages, a program of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., is a recognized leader in global education offering 15 world language programs. Concordia Language Villages attracts more than 10,000 youth, educators and adults annually from all 50 states and more than 40 countries. Youth ages 7-18 and adults of all language experience levels can take advantage of on-site learning options ranging from a weekend to four weeks.