Festival Programme 2017

Festival of Russian Culture 2017, 19th – 26th of February           Programme of events

 

Date

 

Time   Event   Venue  
Fri 17th Feb 20.00 – 22.00 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Nikolay Khozyainov (piano) and RTE National Symphony Orchestra

 

National Concert Hall

Tickets at www.nch.ie

 

Sun 19th to Sat 25th February

 

14.00 – 18.00

 

 

My Russian Ireland exhibition of paintings by students of Swords Kids Club

 

 

Unit 8, 60 Main Road, Applewood Village, Swords

 

19th Feb Sun  

 

12.00 – 13.30

 

 

14.00 – 15.00

 

15.00 – 16.00

 

Official launch by the Lord Mayor and the Russian Ambassador followed by a concert of Russian classical music

 

Guided tour of the Hugh Lane Gallery with Russian interpreting

 

Film screening Battleship Potemkin by Sergey Eisenstein (1925)

 

Hugh Lane Gallery

www.hughlane.ie

 

Hugh Lane Gallery

 

Hugh Lane Gallery

 

20th Feb Mon

 

11.00 – 12.00

 

 

13.30 – 15.00

 

 

16.00 – 17.30

 

 

19.00 – 20.00

Fairy Tales without the Fairies: reading of Russian fairy tales in English and drawing pictures for primary school students  

 

Talk and Quiz about studying Russian and living in Russia by students of Russian and Slavonic Studies, Trinity College, for Transition Year students 

 

Russia: Flicking through the history book. An overview of anniversaries and dates of importance in the Russian history by Vera Smyth

 

Only one step: The Bolsheviks and Revolutionary Ireland: lecture on Centenary of Russian October revolution by Dr.John Borgonovo

 

Dublin City Arts Office, The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1 (Studio 4)

www.dublicityartsoffice.ie

 

Dublin City Arts Office, (Studio 4)

 

Dublin City Arts Office (Studio 4)

 

 

Trinity College Dublin Synge Theatre, Room 2039, Arts Building www.tcd.ie/Russian

21st Feb Tue 13.00 – 14.00

 

 

16.00 – 17.00

 

 

 

18.30 – 19.30

 

Master class on John Field with Anna Kiselyova and young pianists

 

 

Russian play and Tea Party for children – traditions and customs with a cup of tea at the samovar

 

 

Napoleon and Russia – War of the Titans talk by Yegor Tokarev

 

Music Library, Ilac Centre,

www.dublincity.ie/music-library

 

Russian Orthodox Church, Harold’s Cross, venue TBC

www.stpeterpaul.net

 

Dublin City Arts Office, The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1 (Studio 2)

 

22nd Feb Wed 12.00 – 13.00

 

 

18.30 – 19.30

 

Russian Orthodox traditions: a talk by Fr.Michael Nasonov on Russian Orthodox holy days and a tour of the church   

 

Original and in the Russian translation: an evening of poetry with poet Dermot O’Brien

 

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

 

Terenure Library

www.dublincity.ie/terenure-library

23rd Feb Thu

 

12.30 – 13.30

 

17.30 – 19.00

 

18.30 – 20.00

 

 

 

 

18.30 – 19.30

 

 

Russian with Fun: a Russian lesson for children with Svetlana Maximova

 

Russian Film

 

Evening at the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, Trinity College Dublin with an auction of second-hand books in Russian/about Russia, journal Irlandskaya Literatura (Irish literature in Russian translation), music and poetry performed by students and staff of the Department, cup of tea

 

Mikhail Lermontov – a brilliant poet thinker, prose writer and playwright, the successor of Pushkin and an exponent of the best traditions in the Russian  talk by Svetlana Maximova

 

Pearse Street Library

www.dublincity.ie/pearse-street-library

Pearse Street Library

 

Trinity College, Arts Building, Room 4017

www.tcd.ie/Russian

 

 

 

Raheny Library

www.dublincity.ie/raheny-library

 

24th Feb Fri

 

11.00 – 12.00

 

 

14.00 – 15.30

 

 

17.00 – 18.00

 

 

18.30 – 19.30

 

 

20.00 – 22.00

 

Origins of the Russian Avant-Garde: An introduction to early 20th century painting in Russia, lecture by Wanda Smolin

 

Russian/English Conversation Exchange

 

 

Ballet master class for children with Arina Senkina

 

 

Peter the Great – his life and legacy talk by Yegor Tokarev

 

 

Tchaikovsky by Barry Douglas (piano) and RTE National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Vedernikov

 

National Gallery

www.nationalgallery.ie

 

Ilac Centre Library

www.dublincity.ie/central-library

 

Donnycarney Community Centre

www.dcyc.ie

 

Arts Office, Foley Street, Dublin 1 

www.dublicityartsoffice.ie Studio 3

 

National Concert Hall

Tickets from €15 at www.nch.ie

25th Feb Sat 10.00 – 16.00

 

 

15.00 – 16.00

 

An open day in Swords Kids Club Russian School

 

 

Emerging Artists at the Hugh Lane: Children’s Concert of Russian Classical Music

Unit 8, 60 Main Road, Applewood Village, Swords

 

Hugh Lane Gallery

www.hughlane.ie

 

26th Feb Sun 12.00 – 16.00

 

Family Day

 

An all-day traditional Russian family entertainment with music, dance, games, guest performers. Traditional crafts and souvenir market, food and culinary treats. Children’s Art exhibition and various children’s events.  

 

National Show Centre, Swords

 

Admission €5, free parking