As part of the 2013 Dutch-Russian Bilateral Year, the Netherlands will offer an ambitious programme in Russia with a variety of economic, cultural and social activities. The longstanding cooperation between the Netherlands and Russia has a rich history dominated by trade and innovation. Over the last few decades in particular, these relations have broadened and intensified even further. In 2009, the Netherlands accepted Russia’s invitation to organise a Dutch-Russian Year in 2013. The programme is built around three key themes: economy, culture and politics & civil society.
In cooperation with the Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen, the State Historical Museum in Moscow is organising the 2013 exhibition ‘Russia and the Netherlands: Space for Cooperation. Cartography, Trade, Infrastructure and Technology’. In April and May of this year, Translavic translated the Russian introductory articles and object descriptions for the exhibition catalogue into English for their client Zuiderzee Museum.