Maslenitsa is the Russian Sun Festival – a celebration of the end of winter chills and the start of Spring, of warmth,
of hope, of growth. Not surprisingly, it is a particularly big deal in Russia!
 
 
  
 
 
The Festival Maslenitsa 2017 will run from 19 until 26 February 2017 across London. Festival Programme 2017.
SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY
6.30pm/Rudolf Steiner House
Final of the Stars of Albion – Maslenitsa Competition.

For more information please visit http://www.starsofthealbion.org.uk/

 
MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY
6.30pm/HIGH store
107 New Bond Street, London, W1S 1ED

Hats by Maria

Fashion Show and Talk by top milliner Maria Zherebtsova

 
MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY
7.00pm/Rossotrudnichestvo free admission
Yuri Abramochkin: History in moments. Our time.

Photos of 1960–2000

The retrospective collection celebrates 55 years of creative work and the 80th anniversary of one of the most prominent reporters and brilliant storytellers whose works entered the “Golden fund” of Soviet photojournalism.

 
TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY
From 7.00pm/Zima - Russian Street Food and Bar

Maslenitsa Culinary Evening

Book a table for the dinner and receive a shot of homemade liqueurs and compliments from the chef. The code word for booking "Maslenitsa"

Book by phone 0207 494 111 or info@zima.bar

 
WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY
7.00pm/Pushkin House
Folk concert by the People's Artist of Ingushetia Timur Dzeytov (dakhchan pandar, vocal)

For more information please visit http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2017/1/24/timur-dzeytov

 
WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY
7.00pm/Pushkin House
Film screening of Rita's last Fairy Tale by Renata Litvinova.

For more information and booking tickets please visit: http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2017/2/22/film-screening-discussion-the-goddess-directed-by-renata-litvonova

 
THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY
7.30pm/Cecil Sharp House
Presentation of the Long Last Home project with an award winning songwriter Daria Kulesh

Book tickets online: http://www.cecilsharphouse.org/component/content/article/21-shared/shared-events/3979-daria-kulesh

 
THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY
6.00pm/Rich Mix

Radio Gagarin: Come in Revolution

A cornucopia of culture including the best and classic short films from Eastern Europe, original home-cooked soul food, live performances and music from Djs Max Reinhardt and Mourrka.

For more information go to: https://www.richmix.org.uk/events/music/radio-gagarin-come-revolution

 
FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY
7.30pm/Cadogan Hall

Maslenitsa Celebration Concert

With participation of international artists such as violinists Natalia Lomeiko and Yuri Zhislin, pianist Olga Balakleets and accordion player Iosif Pouritz, with additional appearances by Daria Kulesh and Timur Dzeitov. They’ll be joined by the London and Brighton Russian Choir, the Natalia Kremen Ballet School, the Russian Souvenir Ensemble, internationally acclaimed vocal group KVATRO and the Moscow State Dance Ensemble Russian Seasons

Tickets online: https://www.cadoganhall.com/event/maslenitsa-celebration-concert-170224/

 
SATURDAY 25 FEBRUARY
5.00pm/Pushkin House

Film Screening of The Queen of Spades by Pavel Lungin.

For more information and booking tickets please visit: http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2017/2/25/film-screening-discussion-queen-of-spades-directed-by-pavel-lungin

 
SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY
From 1.00pm/ZIMA - Russian Street Food and Bar
Forgiveness Sunday

Maslenitsa Family Extravaganza

Book by phone 0207 494 111 or info@zima.bar

 
SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY
3.00pm/Pushkin House

Family Maslenitsa Celebration

Family event with club "Izba" and Polina Proutskova, with ancient ritual songs and traditions, experiencing the culture that gave us this exciting festival.

More information and tickets: http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2016/2/3/russian-village-music-club-izba-maslenitsa-celebrations-family-sunday

TV Reports
Great celebration
Maslenitsa 2012
Welcome message from the Mayor of London to Maslenitsa 2013!
Previous performers at Maslenista
Cossack Ensemble "Sacma"
Dima Bilan
 
Dina Garipova
DJ Boyara
Liudmila Nikolaeva
 
LUBE
Moscow Music Hall
Russian Soul
Masha Tsigal is speaking after her show at London's Baglioni Hotel as part of Russian Festival Maslenitsa 2015.
Welcome massage for Maslenitsa in London 2015. Maslenitsa Celebration Concert is on Sunday 15 February 2015 at the Britten Theatre.