Russian week 18-26 April

Русская версия 

Here is your chance to learn more about Russia and Russians. You are most welcome to participate in Russia related events in Singapore between 18 and 26 April!
18 April (Sat) 19 April (Sun) 20 – 22 April 23 April (Thur) 24 April (Fri) 25 April (Sat) 26 April (Sun)
“Totalny diktant” “Survival Russian” language course /////////// Meeting of the Russian Club “Khokhloma – Russian national ornament” art class for kids “Matryoshka” art class for kids “Russian Musical Salon”  
concert “Symphony of motherhood”  Art party “Time to paint” for adults     “Russian Rustic Flavours” by Russian restaurant Buyan   
10% discount on all products at Kalinka online shop

 

Event Language Date Venue Price
“Totalny diktant” The Totalny Diktant is a sort of a flash mob that is held throughout Russia and in more than 45 countries around the world every year: people who do not know each other get together on the same day to write a dictation. The aim of the Totalny Diktant is to make people think of how literate they are, and to cultivate the desire to improve their literacy. Everyone who can write in Russian can participate.     READ MORE… Russian 18 April (Sat), 1.30pm-4pm ERC Institute, 30 Prinsep Street, Level 10, Singapore 188647 Free. Join!
Concert “Symphony of motherhood” This is a concert crafted especially for not-yet-born babies, expecting mothers and mothers with young children, as well as their families and friends. Internationally recognized artists from Ukraine, Singapore, Armenia, Hungary and Russia will perform pieces by famous Russian composers, such as Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glinka, Prokofiev. Concert programme includes vocal music by Russian soprano Anna Ivanenko.    READ MORE… English 18 April (Sat), 4pm Tanglewood Music School Concert hall, 1 Fusionopolis way, #02-24,  Singapore 138632 38 SGD, free admission for kids below 7 year old for each ticket sold. Buy tickets!
“Survival Russian” language course This Survival Saturday course is for those who want to travel to Russian-speaking countries and wish to learn some basic Russian. Get ready for your holiday in just one weekend! It is perfect for those who just want to try a new language as well. No prior knowledge of Russian is required. The course focus will be on practical language skills and local culture: we will start with greetings and polite words, you will learn how to read street signs and ask directions. READ MORE… English (and you will learn Russian words & phrases) 19 April (Sun), 11am-1pm Russian Language Center at 77B Boat Quay, Singapore 049865  35 SGD. Sign up!
Art party “Time to paint” At the Art party the participants will be given instruction on the process of painting and theme – Russian landscape. You will paint using acrylic on canvas, enjoy Russian music and tea with home baked pastries. Event is suitable for both beginners and advanced students above 15 years old. English / Russian 19 April (Sun), 4-7pm 7 Rainbow Colours Art Studio 77B Boat Quay, Singapore 049865 65 SGD, including materials. Sign up!
“Russian Rustic Flavours” Buyan invites you to enjoy dishes from Russia and the former Soviet Union, from homely stews to caviar indulgence. This is the very place to try the real taste of the world-known Russian borsch, pirozhki (small pies) or pelmeni (dough pockets filled with mixed meat).”Russian Rustic Flavours” is a special menu which will be available during the Russian week. English / Russian 20-25 April at 12pm-3pm and 6pm-10.30pm Buyan Russian Restaurant and Caviar Bar at 9 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089593 55++ SGD. Book a table!
Meeting of the Russian Club Program:

  • Give a summary of Russian Club events in 2014-2015.
  • Discuss upcoming Russian Club events for the rest of 2015.
  • Introduce guests to the official partners of the Russian Club.
  • Take part in the buffet reception
  • Distribute souvenirs to the guests
English / Russian 23 April (Thur), 7-10pm 3 Lady Hill Road Singapore 258672 Free. Only RSVP. Register!
“Khokhloma – Russian national ornament” art class for kids We invite 6-12 years old children to join our art class and learn about Khokhloma, Russian wood painting handicraft style and national ornament. English / Russian  24 April (Fri), 4.45-6.15pm 7 Rainbow Colours Art Studio 77B Boat Quay, Singapore 049865  35 SGD, including materials. Sign up!
“Matryoshka”, art class for kids A Russian wooden doll painting masterclass  for children aged 6-12 years. Children will learn elements of decorative painting and create a picture of their Matryoshka doll. English / Russian 25 April (Sat), 12.45-2.15pm and 2.45-4.15pm Colourful Notes Music & Art Studio, 28 Aliwal street 03-07, Aliwal Arts Center, Singapore 199918 35 SGD, including materials. Sign up!
“Russian Musical Salon”
Experience a Russian tradition of a chamber musical salon in intimate and relaxed setting followed by a conversation over homemade Russian finger food around a ‘samovar’ (a big tea pot).
We are also proud to host art works of Russian artist Olga Bliznetsova.
Program:
  • Preconcert talk
  • Music performed by trios and duets. Anna Ivanenko, a soloist of Opera House is a special guest  at the event
  • Art exhibition,
  • Food & drinks
  • Russian traditional song singing (karaoke).
English / Russian  26 April (Sun), 6-8pm  Colourful Notes Music & Art Studio, 28 Aliwal street 03-07, Aliwal Arts Center, Singapore 199918  20 SGD (adults), 7 SGD (children above 4 years old). Register!
Kalinka online shop
Kalinka offers 10% discount on all products during Russian week. There is a free delivery to 30 Prinsep Street for those who are coming to the Totalny Diktant on 18 April.
English / Russian 18-26 April www.kalinka.sg

 

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