Event Guide

Event Guide
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Concert dedicated to the Victory Day - 9 May

Fri 9 May 2014

Concert dedicated to the Victory Day

FAVOURITE RUSSIAN SONGS FROM THE WAR YEARS

MAZAIKA
Igor Outkine – vocal,  one-man band accordion
Sarah Harrison – domra, violin
http://www.mazaika-music.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/mazaika1

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Moffat Book Events

Moffat Books (formerly Moffat Book Exchange), the bookshop in Scotland run by Katherine Clemmens with the stock of about 12,000 books presents its schedule of Russian related activities for the UK-Russian Intergovernmental Year of Language and Culture 2014.

Exhibition Anatomy of A Small Scottish Town: Moffat in Moscow

May 2014

Following a visit by the State Library of Foreign Literature Moscow (VGBIL) to Scotland, for a collection of materials from Moffat to take back to Moscow for the exhibition.

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Jack of Diamonds Exhibition

Jack of Diamonds

The Courtauld Gallery

Sep-Dec 2014

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Grand Final Miss USSR UK 2014 - 22 April

22th April, 6.15pm door open, 7pm show starts,

Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

The most beautiful event of the year, a magical show.

Bringing together the very heart of Russian speaking London, Miss USSR UK presents 30 models from 15 countries as well as prominent Russian designers and celebrities performers to celebrate the new generation of Russian fashion. This unique conceptual event attracted significant attention from famous designers, models, media, and prominent public figures around the world.

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Moscow State Circus New UK Tour – April – July 2014

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest & greatest production to date, set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural & artistic quarter ‘PARK GORKOGO’ (Gorky Park) is the perfect seasonal back drop for what is undoubtedly the greatest & most famous circus on earth.

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Book Presentation: Selling Russia's Treasures

1 May 2014 from 16:00 to 18:30

MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions (30A Charles II St, London SW1Y 4AE)

Ticket price of £40 donation in aid of the RACACU*

London Bespoke in partnership with Art Newspaper Russian is delighted to invite you to the presentation of the book “Selling Russia’s Treasures: The Soviet Trade in Nationalized Art, 1917-1938”.

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Russian rockband “Zveri” in London - 11 April

Russian rockband “Zveri”, celebrating its 10th birthday, will perform their best hits live in London! The band represents the ultimate combination of rock, pop and punk music. Their appearance is not just a concert, but an event of celebration of youthful, energetic sounds. Electrical atmosphere of their concerts always does the job of making everyone present forget all about their worries and simply enjoy themselves.

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Timur Novikov’s New Artists and the New Academy - 2 April - 25 May

The first UK group exhibition of two art movements that emerged during last decade of the Soviet Union, and went on to change the face of contemporary art in Russia.

Curated by Ekaterina Andreeva.

The exhibition presents work by two groups of artists who emerged in St Petersburg in the 1980s and 1990s - the New Artists and the New Academy. Both movements were founded by artist Timur Novikov.

The New Artists

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Toast to Spring Veuve Clicquot Spring Fling at Buddha-Bar Restaurant London on 24-30 March

Buddha-Bar Restaurant London announced a week-long celebration to honor the beginning of Spring in partnership with Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Belvedere Vodka, Evvnt, & BMW Park Lane, with additional partners being announced in days leading up to the series.

The week’s events launch on Monday, March 24th with an invite-only preview of new Buddha-Bar Menu items followed by the official kick-off party, featuring DJ Sam Young performing under his moniker Vanilla Ace, sponsored by Belvedere Vodka & Evvnt.

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Eifman Ballet to Perform in London - April 2014

Following their spectacularly successful season in 2012, Eifman Ballet returns to London with the UK premiere of Rodin and reprised performances of Anna Karenina as part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014; where his astonishing choreography re-tells the fate of Tolstoy’s famous literary figure focusing on the Anna-Karenin-Vronsky love triangle.

Rodin – 15, 16 & 17 April – 7.30pm