Kazakh Classical Concert

A Concert of Classical Music
October 8
New York Times Center
242 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036

The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Washington DC, the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the United Nations and the Russian American Foundation present a classical concert by Gaukhar Murzabekova and Amir Tebenikhin. This unforgettable piano/violin duo from Kazakhstan have taken the world by storm and will take your breath away performing timeless classics.

Russian Language Bill Sighning

Community Event
September 9
Shorefront YM-YWHA
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Russian American Foundation proudly joined Governor David Paterson, Senator Carl Kruger and Assemblyman William Colton in organizing a historic event within the Russian-speaking community of the United States.

Russian American Night on Long Island

Community Festival
June 29, 7pm – 9pm
Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
Westbury, NY 11590
Free Admission

Long Island’s Eisenhower Park welcomes Russian music, festivities and heritage to its community.

Health Fair in Queens

Community Festival
June 28, 12 pm – 3 pm
Bukharian Jewish Community Center
10616 70th Ave.
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Free Admission

Leading hospitals, medical centers and doctors will offer free testings, screening and consultations. Full afternoon of performances by community youth groups.

Citizenship Celebration Day At F.E.G.S.

Community Event
June 23, 4pm – 7pm
Brooklyn Resource Center
938 Kings Highway
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Admission: By Invitation Only

Celebrating F.E.G.S. citizenship class graduates and honoring those who have recently become American citizens.

“The Roof”

Film Premiere
June 21
JCH of Bensonhurst
7802 Bay Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY
Admission: Tickets $10. Call 718-331-6800 x 141 for details

American premiere of critically acclaimed Russian film “The Roof” directed by Boris Grachevskiy.

Russian American Book Fair

Book Fair
June 20, 11am – 5pm
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Admission: Free. To RSVP call 212-687-6118

The first ever Russian American Book Fair in New York will feature top Russian-speaking authors, publishers, representatives of the bookstores, authors of children’s books and many more! Special program dedicated author Sergey Dovlatov. Russian director Boris Grachevskiy in person.

Israeli Independence Day in Kingsbay YM-YWHA

Community Festival
June 14, 11am – 3pm
Kings Bay Y Community Center
3495 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Free Admission

Community Health & Sports Fair

The Annual Community Festival
June 14, 11 am – 5 pm
Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn
Free Admission

Leading health care providers will offer free testing and screenings as diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and others. Various speakers, free consultations with leading community doctors and other healthcare providers. Full day of performances by community youth groups.

Classical Concert

Music Concert
June 12, 8pm
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
Admission: For Tickets call 212-247-7800 or visit carnegiehall.com

Pianist Katya Grineva presents an evening of romantic piano music, inspired by powers of love, water and fire.

“In Pursuit Of Truth” & “Diary Entries” Exhibit

Art Exhibit
June 11 – June 29
National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission. Call 212-247-7800 for viewing hours.

Ukrainian Center for the Arts “Metsenat” presents “In Pursuit Of Truth” exhibit by Ukrainian artists Yuriy Nagulko and Petr Lebedynets in the Sculpture Court, and “The Diary Entries” exhibit, a debut by artist Natalia Sergeyeva in the Marquis Gallery.

7th Annual Together in New York® Festival

The Annual Community Festival 
June 7, 11 am – 5 pm
Asser Levy/Seaside Park
West 5th Street, Brooklyn
Free Admission
Featured artist: Mikhail Belomlinsky

The Annual Community Festival will present a full day of spectacular events, free performances by the best Russian youth groups, ballet, circus, ballroom dancing, music and much more! Special guests – popular group “Chelsea” all the way from Russia. Visitors will be able to sample delicious ethnic foods.

Ballet Auditions

June 6, 10am – 1pm
New York University, Tisch School
111 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Call 212-687-6118 x 207 for details

Finalists will receive a full scholarship to Bolshoi Ballet Academy’s Summer Intensive Program.

Fiddler on the Roof of the World

Music Performance
June 4, 7:00pm
Millennium Theater
1029 Brighton Beach Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Admission: Tickets from $25 to $60. Call 718-615-1500 for details.

Special event in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Sholem Aleichem’s birth with Bogdan Stupka, Ukrainian Theater of Ivan Franko, Evgeniy Shapovalov, Jewish Musical Theater “Firelech”. Hosted by Bel Kaufman and Victor Topaller.

Seize The Moment

Photo Exhibit
June 1 – June 10
National Arts Club, Sculpture Court
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Free Admission. Call 212-475-3424 for viewing hours.

Famed Russian-Israeli artist Sasha Galitsky presents his critically acclaimed exhibit at the Sculpture Court of the National Arts Club.

“Sholem Aleichem: Ukraine – New York Through The Generations”

Photo Exhibit
June 1 – June 30 (Mon. – Fri., 8am – 8pm)
Citigroup Center
153 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Free Admission

Joan Roth presents her illuminating photo-exhibit of Ukraine as reflected in the stories of Sholem Aleichem.

Balalaika Concert

Music Concert
April 24
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003

Immigrant Heritage Week

Works of Immigrant Artists from the Former Soviet Union
April 17 – 23, 2009
Kingsbay YM-YWHA
3495 Nostrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11229