World Club of Odessa

World Club of Odessa

Like the city that gave birth to this amazing community, this club is unique. Try to find the World Club of Parisians, Romans or Berliners - you will never find; only residents of our city continue to consider themselves as children of Odessa. Tender love for Odessa makes people find each other, recognizing by unique pronunciation, gestures and, most importantly, by keen sense of humor ... Club branches are scattered around the world.

In 1990 living classic Mikhail Zhvanetsky proposed to create an organization whose slogan was: “Odessits of all countries, unite!” He became the first (and permanent) President of the World Club of Odessa. The Club consists of people who are well known and respected in Odessa: businessmen, public figures, lawyers, artists, doctors, writers, local historians, scientists, musicians ... You can confidently say that this is the intellectual and spiritual elite of Odessa.

The World Club of Odessa publishes its own newspaper - “World Odessa News”, the anthology “Deribasovskaya - Rishelievskaya”; released dozens of books. Under the auspices of the Club creative competitions, festivals, exhibitions are held. Here artists and photographers of Odessa, other cities and countries exhibit their works; Different events are held: presentations of books, press conferences, lectures, screenings and discussions of cinema, discussions and concerts ... The club is the initiator of many city projects, including the raising of funds and the installation of a monument to Isaac Babel in Odessa, the creation of the Avenue of Stars, the installation of many plaques