A year at a glance 2018

A YEAR AT A GLANCE! 

What happened in 2018

As we start a new year we would like to reflect on everything that happened in 2018! It was a busy full of events year for us! The most important event: after over 10 years of being a club we have become a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization “Russian Heritage Society”

January:
  • We celebrated a new 2018 year as our annual tradition with a Children’s program with Grandfather Frost and Snow Maiden, Baba Yaga and others. Annual potluck dinner gathered many friends for a night of fun!

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February:
  • We celebrated Maslenitsa (pancake week) with singing, dancing, face painting, potluck lunch

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March:
  • We held an outreach session for passports exchange with the Consulate General of Russia. This program helps people submit their paperwork without the hassle of flying to Houston.

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April:
  • We celebrated Rozalia’s  95th birthday. Rozalia is an actress from Baku and world war II veteran who immigrated to the United States in the 90s. Since then she has been learning piano and art, she has given many of her friends her beautiful artwork. Rozalia is now in a nursing home and still loves having visitors over.

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May:
  • Participated in in the International Day of the Child festival with the performance program! Many people stopped by the Russian table, they asked us many questions about our culture and some were trying to learn new words. Together with a children’s dance studio “Firebird” we performed several dances and songs.

  • Annual Victory day Celebration “Immortal regiment”. We talked about our family members and their life during the world war II, many shared their stories.

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June:
  • We hosted an amazing Impressionist from Moscow Russia who had a workshop in Kansas City! We also offered a meet and greet event that people could join and interview the artist.

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Here is the exclusive interview with Slava Korolenkov. Slava is coming back to Kansas city for another workshop in May of 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

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Talent Ville Club New Year Celebration

“Talent Ville” Club Russian Language school New Year Celebration 

The students of the Russian Language school “Talent Ville” club celebrated the end of the year along with their teachers, Father Frost, Snow Maiden, Snow Queen and Vaselisa! Children recited poems and songs for Father Frost and were really exited to get a sweet gift from the man himself!  Children enjoyed a dance program and sang traditional New Year songs!

Join us at the annual Holiday program for children on January 19th that will feature an interactive performance in Russian! In the end of the play all children will have a chance to take a photo with Father Frost, Snegurochka and other Characters and will get a sweet gift!

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Holiday Bazaar 2018

Holiday Bazaar 2018

December 02, 2018  Russian speaking community gathered at a first annual holiday Yarmarka, Bazaar!  Over 100 people  enjoyed freshly baked goods and shopped with the local talented artisans and vendors. We help two art exhibitions during the bazaar. Nina Donenko presented her exclusive wood carving collection and Tim Wetmore brought a collection of pictures he took of Moscow.  Beautiful hand made jewelry, cosmetic products, hair accessories and other services were presented! 

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Nuthatch-47 Flying Balalaika Brothers Fedor Chistyakov Concert

Kansas City collaboration

Midwest welcomed a team of seasoned musicians for a concert collaboration on November 11, 2018. The concert gathered long time fans and first-timers for an evening of music and entertainment. 

Local favorite “Nuthatch-47”, Austin, TX  band “Flying Balalaika Brothers” and Fedor Chistyakov from Saint Petersburg,Russia,  now residing in USA,  performed on stage. 

More about the bands: 

Nuthatch-47
Flying Balalaika Brothers
Fedor Chistyakov

Concert 

Gallery


c.: Jane’s Photo and Media

 

United in dance, multicultural community of Kansas city!

“Without music, life would be a mistake” ― Friedrich Nietzsche.

 

14th birthday group picnic

Traditional shashlik for the picnic

14th birthday party

Russian speaking community of Kansas and Missouri gathered on October 28, 2018 for an annual picnic to celebrate 14th birthday of the group!  We introduced new members of our community and reconnected with those who have been part of our group since day 1!!! It was a wonderful nice fall day 

Our members gathered around the fire pit for some s’mores , we sang songs and had a great time dancing. 

We thank our members for being with us all these years! 

Our member Rob Fiz took some pictures during the event, check them out below!