MISSION

The Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow
The Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow is located in the rooms of the Austrian embassy and is subordinated to the external section of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Integration, European and Foreign Affairs. The Austrian Libraries of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Minsk are also connected to the Austrian Cultural Forum.

Our main functions:
The Cultural Forum Moscow sees itself as a co-operational partner and contact point for Austrian artists, cultural institutions and scientists for the initiation, planning and implementation of Austro-Russian and Austro-Belarusian cultural and scientific projects. The Cultural Forum is also a platform for network and discussion for artists and scientists in Russia, Belarus and Austria.

The programme of the Cultural Forum, which is developed and designed in cooperation with Austrian, Russian and Belarusian partners, aims at introducing and presenting Austria as a European cultural country abound in tradition and contemporary art.

The Cultural Forum takes active part in the cultural life of its host country and offers its contacts and knowledge about the ongoing cultural life in Russia and Belarus to interested parties from Austria as an encouragement for cultural exchange.