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Three Stories of Galicia Premieres in the U.S. in May. Washington, D.C., Bethesda and Baltimore, MD


WASHINGTON, April 20 - The feature documentary Three Stories of Galicia, produced by two local filmmakers, will be shown in the U.S. for the first time in May, premiering in the D.C.-Baltimore area with three special showings at Landmark Theaters on May 10 th , 11 th and 12 th. The film offers a unique glimpse into the events that took place during and after World War II in the Eastern European...

Presentation of upcoming Film Shooting about the Fort Ross


On March 16 th , 2011 at Russian Cultural Centre in Washington (Rossotrudnichestvo) a reception was held where two new films were presented: the upcoming shooting of a Russian American documentary film and a feature film on Fort Ross. The representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in the USA Yuri Zaytsev opened the presentation. He welcomed the guests and introduced the participants. The Russian movie...

Mariinsky Ballet Visits DC’s Kirov Academy Of Ballet


January 18, 2012--Washington, DC--In an event co-sponsored by the American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation, the Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC (KAB) proudly hosted members of the Mariinsky Ballet. On hand from the Mariinsky were Deputy Director, Yuri Fateev; 1 st soloist Ekaterina Kondaurova, and 2 nd soloist Maria Shirinkina, along with Anastasia Koshkina, Project Manager for...

Maria Belova will represent Embassy of Russia at Cherry Blossom Princess Program


Russian Princess Maria Belova will represent Embassy of Russia at Cherry Blossom Princess Program at 100th Anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival from April 7 till April 14, 2012. Maria is a 2009 graduate of Tuscarora High School in Maryland, and currently attends Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

International Women's Day Celebration at Washington. WEAR a HAT to succeed!


On Saturday March 6, 2010, Theater WEAR a HAT in cooperation with The American Association of Russian Language, Culture and Education and Russian Cultural Centre presented an International Women's Day Performance of Ludi Hettick's unique musical-flower hats collection with models both young and old. Presenting this unique collection at the Russian Cultural Centre were models-actresses of the main...

Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar Returns to Couture Fashion Week New York


Award-winning fashion and costume designer and artist Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar will make her second appearance at Couture Fashion Week in New York City at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday September 16, 2012 with the presentation of her latest Russian Bridal Collection. The fashion show will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria hotel on New York's Park Avenue. A native of Moscow,...

Contest “Russian Cherry Blossom Princess 2012"


2012 is a year of the 200th Anniversary of Fort Ross and the 100th Anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival Russian Princess Committee WANTED Russian Cherry Blossom Princess 2012

10 Young Russian Writers visit DC for Creative Writing & Cultural Exchange


July 27 th -30 th , 2013 ten aspiring Russian authors ages 16-19 will be soaking up the literary culture in Washington D.C., visiting Kramer Books, the Newseum, and getting a lesson in slam poetry from Split This Rock /DC Youth Slam.