PopImpressKA news: The New Russia Cultural Center, Albany, NY
The New Russia Cultural Center, a non-profit organization, was formed in december 2005 exclusively for educational purpose under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The New Russia Cultural Center is striving to expand the public's understanding and appreciation of Russian folk arts, and Russian-American history and culture in the United States. The Center stands to stimulate public interest in Russian culture through educational activities and exposure to Russian folk arts.
Goals and Objectives
The goals and objectives of the New Russia Cultural Center include immediate and long-term benefits for the local community. The overall goals of the Center are to provide cultural services and to develop, deliver, and continually improve high quality community programs in the Capital Region of New York State. In accomplishing this, the Center portrays and preserves the culture and arts of Russia, to promote Russian heritage and unite the Russian-speaking community in the Capital Region of New York State. The Russian-speaking community includes people of different nationalities, such as Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Jewish, Latvian, Tatars and others. Russian language is what connected all emigrants from former Soviet Union during the last 20-25 years.
Programs and Activities
The New Russia Cultural Center is committed to diversity of programming and community outreach through the presentation of cultural activities. Activities include art exhibitions, Russian language classes, theatrical, musical events and festivals. One of the Center's signature events is the annual Russian Winter Festival. In February 2015 it will be our 7th annual Festival. The festival is a one-month long event including an art exhibition, Peter Tchaikovsky Piano Competition, Nadezhda Obukhova Classical Vocal Competition, and a Grand Finale – the last day of the festival, a whole day of activities including live performances, food, crafts, an art exhibition, Russian Poetry Recital, Best Braided Hairdo and Best Cake Contests. Since 2009 this celebration brings together thousands of people from well-beyond the Capital District of New York State.
Russian Themed Fashion Show
The "Passion Runway" is an event showcasing couture and luxury fashion with Russian flair. The festivities presented runway fashion show of three Russian designers and an eclectic array of live entertainment along with a cocktail reception, pop-up shoping boutique and after-party.
September 10 2016, 5pm
The Venue, 65 Congress St, Cohoes NY
ADVANCED PURCHASE @ OUR WEB SITE
OR AT DOOR IF NOT SOLD OUT
VIP TICKETS include reserved seating
(front 2 rows) & pre-show cocktail party @ 5PM
1st ROW $45
2nd ROW $35
3-5 ROWS $25
GENERAL $20 (no seating guaranteed)
ALL PRICES WILL GO UP $5 AT DOOR
SHOW TIME 6PM - 7:30PM
WE WILL ALSO HAVE
VARIOUS BOUTIQUES STALLS
CASH BAR & REFRESHMENTS
To Purchase tickets, please go to this link:
Please buy tickets and raise funds to support this amazing organization,
A fundraiser “That’s My Brick!” project is to generate greater involvement in the Capital Campaign to purchase the building for the New Russia Cultural Center.
Donors who make gifts of $1,000 and greater will be recognized on the engraved "That's My Brick" paver in the Center's entryway. Our personalized bricks allow donors to literally put their names or name of their business on the project. Such engraved bricks create a way to show donors visible and measureable fundraising success.
"We have already 3 bricks bought by our donors. Leave your mark – buy a personalized brick today and become part of the New Russia Cultural Center legacy!"