IV Turgenev Readings International

International Schools Association

24th March

International Turgenev Readings

On the occasion of International Education Day, schools are invited to participate in 5 different contests in which students and teachers can submit short videos according to the proposed theme.


NIKA School

Pablo Flores

Head of International Department



  • Artistic reading
  • Book cover
  • Vocals



  • Art-object

  • Book trailer

  • Theatrical performance

  • Performance poster

  • Vocals

  • Essay. Fathers and sons in the world literature

General Goals

  • The Readings theme is “I.S. Turgenev in the context of the world literature. The dialogue between generations”.


The Readings will be held in three stages:

Stage 1 - Preparatory

will be held from December 10, 2022 to March 10, 2023. Anyone can review the videos on different nominations on the school website in the section “Turgenev Readings”.
During this period students submit their applications to the School website. The work or the link to the work must be sent to the e-mail address no later than 23:59 GTM, 28 February 2023.
The works that successfully passed the plagiarism check participate in the selective stage.

Stage 2 – Selective

From March 01 2023 to March 15 2023.
During this time the Expert Board will select 6 best works in each nomination for participating in the final round, the rest of works will be withdrawn from the competition for the prizes.

Stage 3 – Final

March 23-25, 2023

Participants of the 11-13 group age present their works on March 23, 2023.
Participants of the 14-18 group age present their works in nominations on March 24, 2023.
Participants can choose either to take part off-line or on-line using the platform ZOOM for the video conference.
The Awarding Ceremony for the winners of the IV International Turgenev Readings will be held on March 25, 2023.


Schools can participate in all contests.
Videos can be send in English or in the language spoken in their country with subtitles in English.
Videos can be sent until March 10th 2023
Contest winners should be announced in a closing real time event and in the landing page on March 24th 2023

How to Participate

By filling the following form


The work or the link to the work must be sent to the e-mail address turgenev-inter@nika-school.ru no later than 23:59 GTM, 28 February 2023.

International Turgenev Readings

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