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Magic Songs of the Eternal Steppe

A Musical Celebration of Kazakh Culture

For thousands of years, Kazakh artists have performed music inspired by their culture and history. The concert features the Kazakh National Academic Kurmangazy Orchestra of Folk Instruments, the Kazakh National Baikadamov Choir, and renowned Kazakh vocalists.

Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall,
57th Street & Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp

Obraztsov Puppet Theater

Performance in Russian language for ages 7+

The internationally celebrated puppet theater returns to the U.S. with a program which appeals to children and adults alike. The acclaimed Moscow-based theater performs the children’s classic “Aladdin and His Magic Lamp” and the hilarious satirical revue “Extraordinary Concert.

Master Theater
1029 Brighton Beach Ave, Brooklyn

Extraordinary Concert

Obraztsov Puppet Theater

Performance in Russian language for ages 13+

The internationally celebrated puppet theater returns to the U.S. with a program which appeals to children and adults alike. The acclaimed Moscow-based theater performs the children’s classic “Aladdin and His Magic Lamp” and the hilarious satirical revue “Extraordinary Concert.”


92ndY, Kaufman Hall
1395 Lexington Ave, Manhattan

Sergei Parajanov: The Creator

Retrospective Exhibit

The first retrospective exhibit in the U.S. of Sergei Parajanov celebrates the magic world created by one of the most brilliant and controversial creators of the 20th century. The event commemorates the 90th anniversary of the birth of the artist.

Gilbert Albert Gallery
43 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019

12th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival and Health and Sports Fair

An annual community festival and health and sport fair, featuring a full day of live music, dancing, performances by community youth groups, and delicious cuisine. Special guest singer Svetlana Portnyansky presents a new performance.

Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn

Russkaya Krasa at the American Folk Art Museum

Musical Performance

Russkaya Krasa, a Russian folk ensemble comprised of students from Moscow State Pedagogical University, performs an exciting repertoire of choral music from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The group is directed by Olga Balaban, chairman of the university’s Choral Conducting Department.

Molodka - Russkaya Krasa
00:00 / 00:00

American Folk Art Museum 
2 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023

Collectively Independent: The Exhibit of Young Russian-American Artists

The Exhibit of Young Russian-American Artists

An exhibit presented in collaboration with COJECO BluePrint fellowship program featuring the works of 5 emerging Russian-American artists: Margarita Korol, Michael Korosty, Tanya Levina, Artem Mirolevich, and Irina Sheynfeld.

By Irina Sheynfeld, New York, 2014

The National Arts Club, Trask Gallery
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10011

Philippe Quint & Friends

First Annual Benefit Concert

Please join us for the Benefit Concert “Philippe Quint & Friends.” All proceeds from the evening will benefit the educational programs of the Russian American Foundation. The evening will feature specials guests, including Joshua Bell, J. Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, and the Quint Quintet, featuring celebrated Argentine performers JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader and Pedro Giraudo.

The Time Center at the NY Times Building
242 West 41st Street, New York, NY 10036

Aladdin Garunov: Selected Works, 1998 – 2013

Art Exhibition

The international arts organization Gallery SHCHUKIN celebrates the opening of its Chelsea gallery with the first solo exhibit in the U.S. of Dagestan-born artist and sculptor Aladdin Garunov. The selected works span the entire period of Garunov’s mature output as an artist and show how his exploration of the painting/object has evolved over time.

Gallery SHCHUKIN
524 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011

500,000 Voices of Chernobyl

Photo Exhibition

Philip Grossman’s “500,000 Voices of Chernobyl” is an emotional photo exhibit that shares personal stories of the courageous men and women who volunteered to clean up in the wake of the world’s most infamous nuclear disaster. The exhibit is comprised of 42 prints and 2 videos that portray the remnants of the lost homes of thousands.

Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery
4th floor, 417 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

From Primitivism to Propaganda: Russia’s Modern Masters

Art Exhibition

An exhibition of works on paper by some of Russia’s most notable modern artists, including Natalia Goncharova, Alexei Kruchenikh, Mikhail Larionov, Rosalia Rabinovich, Clement Redko, and the Stenberg brothers. Selected from the private holdings of the proprietors of Gallery Shchukin, an international gallery of modern and contemporary art with locations in Moscow, New York, and Paris.

Image: Mikhail Larionov, Untitled (Collage), ca 1915-22. Mixed Media on Paper

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

The Memory of Time & Space: Russian and American Jewish Women Photographers in Diaspora

Photo Exhibition

An exhibit presented in collaboration with COJECO and the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, featuring works by acclaimed photographers Svetlana Didorenko, Yulia Levit, and Joan Roth. 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. Photo by Svetlana Didorenko

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

The Role of the Russian Media in the US and its Presence in the Life of the Russian-Speaking Community: Past, Present, Future

RAF and RTVi, in collaboration with Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, present “The Role of the Russian Media in the U.S. and its Presence in the Life of the Russian-Speaking Community: Past, Present, Future.” This event commemorates the 3rd wave of Russian immigration to the U.S., and will feature a panel discussion and Q&A session on the role of the Russian media in the U.S. and its presence in the life of the Russian-speaking community. Panelists will include: Ilia Baranikas, U.S. correspondent for Moskovsky Komsomolets, one of Russia’s most influential newspapers; Marina Belotserkovsky, the Senior Director of Russian Communications at the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS); Ekaterina Kotrikadze, RTVi’s News Director (RTVi – Independent Russian TV Network); and Jennifer Rosenberg, Director of Research and the Jewish Community Study of New York at UJA-Federation of New York. 

Kellogg Center, School of International & Public Affairs
Room 1501, 420 W 118th Street

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