Attention: REGISTRATION EXTENDED UNTIL 15 December 2016

The Federal State Budget Educational Institution "Pushkin Russian Language Institute" (hereinafter — Pushkin Institute) conducts the Pushkin-themed Competition for UK Schools Students (hereinafter – Competition) with the support of the British Council and as part of the events of Russia-UK Year of Language and Literature 2016.

Pushkin Institute will direct the competition activities under the aegis of the Ministry for Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

The major tasks and objectives of the Competition are as follows:

Participants of the Competition will be UK school students. Age of participants: 10+

The working language of the Competition is English.

Three winners of the Competition will be awarded with the certificates for 1-week Russian language courses at the Pushkin Institute Summer School in summer 2017, which will also include city tours.

The contest assignments include direct question type tasks as follows:


Attention: REGISTRATION EXTENDED UNTIL 15 December 2016

The Competition schedule uses Moscow time (GMT+3).

Before you register, please read the information about holding the Competition.

If you have any questions, please write to e-mail address: pushkinolympiad@pushkin.institute. You'll receive an answer within 2 working days.

Attention participants of the Competition

Dear friends!

Only users, who have registered on the platform”PushkinOnline” (www.pushkininstitute.ru), are allowed to take part in the Competition. You can register here.

Please notice that all the further actions related to the Competition are not available for non-registered participants.

Dear participants,

before you proceed with delivering the tasks on Pushkin-themed Competition we suggest you have a look at the trial assignments below.

Trial task

Task to video

Methodological Recommendations

Dear friends!

Congratulations on completing the Pushkin-themed Competition for UK school students!

The winners are:

  1. Anna Cheriff
  2. Nina Bugeja
  3. Calleb Hall-Peterson

Thank you for participating in the Competition and see you on the portal "PushkinOnline" www.pushkininstitute.ru ! Learn Russian with the Pushkin Institute and read Pushkin in original!

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