All program details, including featured appearances, are subject to change.

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11th Annual Russian Heritage Month®

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Ural Folk Dance Ensemble

Dance Performance

All of the way from the Ural mountain region in Russia, this folk dance ensemble has come to take part in several events at this year’s Russian Heritage Month®. This ensemble has been known for its preservation of Siberian and Russian dance traditions for over 30 years.

La Guardia School of the Performing Arts Theater 
100 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023

Russian American Night

Community Festival

Long Island’s Eisenhower Park welcomes Russian music, festivities, and heritage to its community. There will also be a special performance by Ural folk dance ensemble from Russia.

Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
Eisenhower Park, 
East Meadow, NY 11554

Battles on Ice® Hockey Matches

New York/Boston/Russian Firefighters vs. Legends of Hockey

The annual Battles on Ice® are friendship hockey matches between the New York Fire Department Firefighters and Russia’s EMERCOM Firefighters Teams. These games serve as an important reminder of the sacrifices all first responders make to safeguard the lives of everyday citizens and to commemorate the unfortunate victims of terrorist acts in New York and Moscow. STARRING: Viacheslav Fetisov, Pavel Bure, Alexei Kasatonov, Valeri Kamensky, Alexei Yashin, Sergey Makarov, Andrei Kovalenko and many more.

Aviator Sports & Events Center, Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn
General tickets are $30/ $20 With FDNY and NYPD badges

Battles on Ice® Hockey Matches

FDNY Firefighters vs. Russia’s EMERCOM Firefighters

The annual Battles on Ice® are friendship hockey matches between the New York Fire Department Firefighters and Russia’s EMERCOM Firefighters Teams. These games serve as an important reminder of the sacrifices all first responders make to safeguard the lives of everyday citizens and to commemorate the unfortunate victims of terrorist acts in New York and Moscow. STARRING: Viacheslav Fetisov, Pavel Bure, Alexei Kasatonov, Valeri Kamensky, Alexei Yashin, Sergey Makarov, Andrei Kovalenko and many more.

Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, Manhattan
General tickets are $30/ $20 With FDNY and NYPD badges 

Bukharian Jewish Heritage Festival

Community Heritage Festival

The Bukharian Jewish community of Queens celebrates its heritage and talents at this afternoon of performances by community youth groups. Community health care organizations and medical centers will be working on site to educate visitors and offer free services.

Bukharian Jewish Community Center
10616 70th Ave.
Forest Hills, NY 11375

The Nomad: Memory of the Future

Art Exhibition

An exhibition of sleek sculptures, elaborate graphic works, and brilliant jewelry that preserves the intrigue and elegant force of the time of Genghis Khan. All works by sculptor, artist, and jeweler Dashi Namdakov, one of the first living artists to exhibit at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.

Artist website: www.dashi-art.com

National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South 
New York, NY 10003

The Caring Canvas Presents: A Right Brain Experience

Art Exhibition

This year, Laura Brunetti, a passionate advocate of healing through art, is bringing a new Caring Canvas exhibit called A Right Brain Experience to the Brownstone. 

The Brownstone
224 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003

Spoils of War: Ode to a Refusenik Mother

Art Exhibition

Margarita Korol’s Spoils of War commemorates the artist’s mother’s 1988 immigration from the Soviet Union to Chicago. Twenty-five years after that transition, this exhibition invites all to join in celebrating the feats of refuseniks and American activists who fought in the name of the individual pursuit of happiness. Presented as part of the annual Russian Heritage Festival® in commemoration of the First, Second and Third Waves of Russian cultural migration to the United States.

The Brownstone

224 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003

11th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair

Full day of live music, dancing, performances by community youth groups, and delicious cuisine. This annual community festival, which promotes culture, sports, and wellness is always fun for families and friends! Special performances by the contemporary Russian Bard, Timur Shaov and by a Russian children’s choir, The New Names. Representatives of the healthcare industry will also be in attendance to educate visitors and provide free medical 

Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn

The New Land Film Festival

Film Festival

In honor of the 65th Anniversary of Israel , RAF and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research join forces for this festival featuring four films. All of the films’ directors share a Jewish Heritage and the common language of Russian: Lost Temple (2010, Sergey Grankin), The Territory (2012, Dmitriy Khavin)My Father Evgeni (2010, Andrei Zagdansky, No One but Us (2011, Roman Shumunov). 

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

The New Names Children’s Choir

Musical Performance

The New Names make their debut in the U.S. with Arts Brookfield, sharing with New York audiences contemporary and classical works by Russian, European, and American composers as well as traditional Russian folk songs.

Grace Building, Plaza (outdoors), 1114 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan

Brookfield Place, Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street, Manhattan

The Horn Orchestra of Russia

Music Concert

The Horn Orchestra of Russia is a group of brass musicians that perform in the classical style of Imperial Russia, reviving traditions of horn music performances popular in the 18th century. Each of the 74 unique, handmade instruments plays a single note, producing a uniquely mesmerizing sound.

National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

Nahum Tschacbasov: A Retrospective

Art Exhibition

Nahum Tschacbasov is an Azerbaijani-born American artist who found himself in the middle of some of America’s most seminal movements in art throughout his 60-year career. An extensive collection from his paintings will be hosted for a limited period of time at the National Arts Club. From the collection of Arthur T. Kalaher.

National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003

The Time of a Great Dream: American Artists’ Gift to the Jewish Autonomous Region of the USSR

Art Exhibition

A collection of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, and other artworks given as gifts to the Birobidzhan Museum of Contemporary Art will be on display at the Harriman Institute. These gifts were given to Birobidzhan shortly after the Soviet government established it as a new Jewish homeland, by American artists who united to support the new settlement. From the collection of the Russian Ethnography Museum.

Harriman Institute at Columbia University
420 W 118th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10027
 

Jewish Life In The Russian Empire

Photography Exhibition

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) presents Jewish Life in the Russian Empire: Photographs from the Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Russia, a unique photographic record of Jewish communities in Tsarist Russia between 1867 and 1916. The exhibition brings together sixty-three archival reproductions, featuring portraits of Russia’s Jewish subjects as well as scenes from daily life during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. 

The Museum of Russian Art
5500 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.