Meet the Experts of the Family Programmes at JUST DILIJAN IT!

In 2018, first time ever at JUST DILIJAN IT! four themed family programmes will be held for children aged 6-9 and their parents. We have invited bright and passionate professionals who will inspire adults and children in an unforgettable creative journey.

The programme Around the World in 9 Days (8 - 16 June) will be led by the ethnographer and historian Natalia Lapkina, who is also the founder of the Children's Academy of Sciences Qawra, and is an author of courses on art history for kids.

In the second programme Architectural Сommotion (June 18 - 26), Daria Turanskaya, an architect and teacher, will stage exciting architectural experiments. Daria is the founder of an architectural studio for children and author of her own course at the Garage Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow.

Natalia and Daria will be joined by Danila Arikov, a theatre actor, director and educator, head of the theatre studio for kids STANISLAVSKY. He will help our participants turn everything created in the first two programmes into unusual theatrical performances. Danila will also run inspirational theatre masterclasses for children and parents.

Maris Segineva will upend the whole idea of the exact science with her programme Fun Maths (June 28 - July 6). She will discuss mathematical patterns and tools that aid cognition of the surrounding world. A teacher and methodologist, Maris is the author of courses in mathematics.

In the final programme Handmade Nation (July 8 - 16), Irina Bogdanova will help participants create a space where they can feel history, understand it, experience it by touch and let it pass through them. Irina is a historian, photojournalist, and the author of interactive games in the project "I know. I love".

The engineer, designer and children's author Alexey Oleynikov, who took part in JUST DILIJAN IT! last year, will introduce a world of kraft to the children and their parents. He will also provide inspiration on how to help the younger generation dive into the world of literature. Together with Maris, Irina and all the participants, he will create cities, cars and various objects.

We welcome you to the family programmes and invite you to immerse yourself in the world of creativity with no limits!