Festival of Russian Culture 2018, 11th – 21th of February Programme of events

 

Date

Time

Event

Venue

Feb 10th Sat

19.00 – 21.00

Dmitry Pevtsov, the Pevtsov Band, Irina Apeximova and Nikita Vysotsky in concert Svoya Koleya (“Own Track”) to mark the 80th anniversary of a Russian actor and singer songwriter Vladimir Vysotsky

The Helix, Collins Avenue, Dublin 9

Tickets from €20

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/39726058711

Feb 11th Sun

12.00 – 16.00

14.00 – 15.15

15.00 – 16.00

Family Day – Maslenitsa (Pancake Day)

All-day traditional Russian entertainment for the whole family with folk songs and music, dance, games, guest performers. Traditional crafts and souvenir stalls, pancakes, authentic Russian food and culinary treats and various children’s events.

Screening of Battleship Potemkin, a film by Sergey Eisenstein (1925), in celebration of the 120th anniversary of the filmmaker’s birth

An Introduction to Russian Icon Painting with a Focus on Examples from the National Gallery of Ireland Collection with Wanda Smolin, Art Historian

National Show Centre, Swords

Admission €5, free parking

Full programme on www.russianfestival.ie

Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

www.hughlane.ie

National Gallery of Ireland

https://www.nationalgallery.ie/

12th Feb Mon

13.00 – 14.00

14.00 – 15.00

The Life and Music of Dmitry Shostakovich, talk with Anna Kiselyova and live performance by young pianists

Pushkin’s The Undertaker, the most mystical short story by the founder of the Russian literature with Vera Smyth

Music Library, Ilac Centre

Booking essential

Pearse Street Library

13th Feb Tue

16.00 – 17.00

20.00 – 22.00

Russian play by the Children’s Theatre and Tea Party for children traditional style with the samovar

Nikolay Khozyainov (Russia, winner of the Dublin International Piano Competition) plays Chopin, Beethoven, Getty, Schuman

Russian Orthodox Church, Harold’s Cross, www.stpeterpaul.net

National Concert Hall, tickets from €12

www.nch.ie

14th Feb Wed

18.30 – 19.30

18.30 – 19.30

Russia in WWI (1914 – 1918) with Yegor Tokarev

Utopia Dystopia: From chaos to conformity: anniversary commemorations of the October Revolution in visual arts and film

The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1, Studio 2

Long Room Hub, Trinity College

www.tcd.ie/Russian

15th Feb Thu

11.00 – 12.00

16.30 – 17.30

18.30 – 20.00

Russian fairy tales with Svetlana Maximova (children’s event)

Russian alphabet, the origin and meaning of Russian symbols with Svetlana Maximova

Russian/English Conversation Exchange

Pearse Street Library

The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1, Studio 1

Ilac Library

16th Feb Fri

18.30 – 19.30

19.30 – 21.30

20.00 – 22.00

UDAGAN (She-Shaman) and a unique Sakha instrument ‘Khomus’, a workshop with Saydyy Kuo

RTE NSO 70th Anniversary Celebration, Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet (excepts), Wagner, Deirdre Gribbin

Russian Beat, an evening of Russian songs and ballads with Valery Volodko, Vladimir Vinogradov and Juris

The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1, Studio 1

National Concert Hall, tickets from €15

www.nch.ie

Murrays Bar, 33/34 Upper O’Connell Street, tickets €15

17th Feb Sat

14.00 – 15.00

5.30 – 16.30

16.30 – 17.30

19.00 – 21.00

Balala! Create your own balalaika, a workshop with Jane Fogarty, for 6-10 year old

Emerging Artists at the Hugh Lane: young pianists in concert of Russian classical music

Nicolas II, his life and tragic role in the history of Russia with Yegor Tokarev

25 Years on Stage, Maxim Galkin in concert

Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

www.hughlane.ie

The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1, Studio 4

The Helix, tickets at www.eventbrite.com

18th Feb Sun

12.00 – 13.00

15.00 – 16.00

Concert of Russian classical music performed by renowned Irish artists

Guided tour of the Hugh Lane Gallery with Russian interpreting

Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

www.hughlane.ie

Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

20th Feb Tue

20.00 – 22.00

Marriage by Nikolay Gogol presented by the Perm Theatre ‘U Mosta’ in Russian with English surtitles

Civic Theatre Tallaght, tickets €20 & €15 concessions at www.civictheatre.ie

21st Feb Wed

20.00 – 22.00

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh presented by the Perm Theatre ‘U Mosta’ in Russian with English surtitles

Civic Theatre Tallaght, tickets €20 & €15 concessions at www.civictheatre.ie