In July 2014, a group of 12 pupils from St Paul’s Girls’ School (including 3 from Bristol Grammar School and 1 from Bedales School) visited Kitezh with their Russian teacher Irina Ninnis, to experience Russian culture within the Kitezh Children’s Community.
THIRTY young people between 15-25 years old met at Orion Community in Russia in Spring 2012, to create a theatrical performance together! They came from England, Moscow and Kitezh Children’s Community in Russia. Together they created the story, the songs, the music, and after only one week they performed their show to an audience in Moscow!
After more than a year of preparation and enthusiastic fundraising, the Findhorn–Kitezh Youth Exchange has happened. In July 2009 twelve excited members of the Findhorn Youth Project arrived in Russia followed by a reciprocal visit to Findhorn by twelve young Russians in October, to undertake a life-changing journey in friendship and cultural understanding.