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!
 
 
 
  
 
 
Russian Maslenitsa festival
8 -15 February 2015
Welcome Message from the Mayor
SUNDAY 6 MARCH
14.00/Rossotrudnichestvo
Children’s event Matryoshki-Balalaiki
https://www.facebook.com/events/1017382018300068/
 
SUNDAY 6 MARCH
18.30/Rossotrudnichestvo
Bibs Ekkel’s The Russian Balalaika concert
https://www.facebook.com/events/205181233167726/
 
MONDAY 7 MARCH
19.00/Rossotrudnichestvo
Ethnic Exhibition Maslenitsa and Navruz celebrations
https://www.facebook.com/events/1699597646944303/
 
TUESDAY 8 MARCH
10.00/Natalia Kaut Studio
A Fashion showcase with award-winning fashiondesigner and Maslenitsa Fashion Award winner Natalia Kaut
http://www.nataliakaut.co.uk/Boutique/
 
TUESDAY 8 MARCH
19.00/Rossotrudnichestvo
Exhibition of Zhostovo painted trays, Bogorodskcarving and Fedoskino paintings
https://www.facebook.com/events/698988160241236/
 
WEDNESDAY 9 MARCH
19.00/Jean-Jacques Restaurant
‘Tolstoy’ Maslenitsa Culinary Evening
http://jeanjacquesuk.com/
 
WEDNESDAY 9 MARCH
19.30/The Tabernacle
Concert performance by Boris Grebenshikov
http://www.tabernaclew11.com/whats-on/
 
THURSDAY 10 MARCH
20.00/Pushkin House
Screening of Andrey Konchalovskiy’s film The Postman’s White Nights
http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/
 
FRIDAY 11 MARCH
19.00/Royal Geographical Society
Making War and Peace by Dmitry Bykov
http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/Whats+on.htm
 
FRIDAY 11 MARCH
19.30/Rossotrudnichestvo
A concert by Gamma Majoris Ensemble with prize-winning pianist Yulia Chaplina
https://www.facebook.com/events/449841275215064/
 
FRIDAY 11 MARCH
19.00/Pushkin House
Russian Village Music of Maslenitsa
http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2016/2/2/russian-village-music-club-izba-maslenitsa-celebrations
 

 

SATURDAY 12 MARCH
12.00/Milestone Hotel
Lecture Amazons of the Russian Avant-Garde
 
SATURDAY 12 MARCH
15.00/Pushkin House
Russian Lullaby with club “Izba” and Polina Proutskova
http://www.pushkinhouse.org/events/2016/3/12/polina-proutskova-russian-lullaby-workshop
 
SATURDAY 12 MARCH
18.00/Mari Vanna Restaurant
‘Chekhov’ Maslenitsa Culinary Experience
http://www.marivanna.ru/london/
 
SUNDAY 13 MARCH
19.30/Milton Court Hall, Barbican Centre
The final “Maslenitsa” concert with Dmitry Kogan, Ruslan Alehno, Ensemble Gzhel, Theatre Moroshka and winners of the Stars of the Albion-Maslenitisa Competition
https://www.barbican.org.uk/conferences/venue-list/milton-court
For more details please contact the festival organisers
Ensemble Productions on +44 20 3819 7070
or email info@ensembleproductions.co.uk

Maslenitsa Poetry and Drawing Competition
Please apply to: admin@enesembleproductions.co.uk
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: “London is jammed packed with cultures from across the globe and the week-long Maslenitsa festival is the perfect opportunity for Londoners to find out more about the rich cultural diversity of the Russian community in the capital. Best of luck to all involved for what looks set to be an inspired and exciting week.”


Boris Johnson
TV Reports
Great celebration
Maslenitsa 2012
Welcome message from the Mayor of London to Maslenitsa 2013!
Performers at Maslenitsa 2014
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.