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Week of Russian cinema and the Glory Polunin show: how to spend a weekend in New York (December 6-8)

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What: Wall of desires

When: Friday-Sunday, December 6-8.

Where: TSq Plaza 43-44 Bdwy btwn 43rd-44th Sts New York, NY 10036

More: At TSq Plaza 43-44 between 43 and 44 streets in New York, a wish wall was opened, where everyone can leave a small message to Santa Claus with faith in the Christmas miracle of his fulfillment.

All wishes will be added to the confetti, which during the New Year ceremony of lowering the crystal ball will fall in Times Square.

Cost: Free.

What: Glory Show Polunin SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW

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When: Friday-Sunday, December 6-8.

Where: Stephen Sondheim Theater, 124 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036

More: One of the most successful international shows of all time, nominated for the Tony Award, SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW returns to Broadway.

This is an incredible theater performance for fans of art of all ages, created by Slava Polunin. SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW unfolds in a surrealized world, where the author depicted his fabulous vision of things, full of magical dynamism and humorous antics.

Glory Polunin was born in a small town in central Russia. He quickly became a star in his homeland. With his talent, the artist turned over his understanding of the art of clowning with the help of a poetic and sharp approach to comic performance.

SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW debuted in the USA in 2004 and became a real theater sensation, breaking the record for the highest grossing show in Union Square Theater history.

Having become a theatrical classic, SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW extends the boundaries of a family show to the highest standards. It has received more than 20 international awards, including Laurence Olivier and Drama Desk, as well as a nomination for Tony.

Cost: From $ 59.

What: Carols and music from the Carpathians

When: Friday-Saturday, December 6-7.

Where: The Ukrainian Museum, 222 E 6th St, New York, NY 10003

More: The Yara Arts Group, under the leadership of Virlana Tkach, will conduct a concert and theater performance "Carols and Music from the Carpathians".

The carols and folklore ensemble from the Carpathians will sing traditional winter compositions and perform brilliant instrumental music from the villages of this region. A special guest bandurist will also be attending the evening.

Cost: Free.

What: Christmas Ukrainian Bazaar

When: Saturday-Sunday, 7-8 December.

Where: Ukrainian Museum, 222 E 6th St, New York, NY 10003

More: The Ukrainian Museum holds its annual Christmas Market. All guests will be able to purchase both traditional Ukrainian things and interesting craft goods - CDs and cassettes, books, unique handmade Christmas decorations, works of art by contemporary artists, embroidered products and linen fabrics, jewelry, ceramics, as well as wood crafts .

In addition, visitors will find a wide selection of beautifully illustrated children's stories from Ukraine, art books, catalogs of museum exhibitions, greeting cards and delicious Christmas traditional Ukrainian treats - poppy seeds, honey cake and zwibaki.

Cost: Free.

What: Meeting with a Russian writer

When: Saturday, December 7, with 14: 30.

Where: Kings Bay Library 3650 Nostrand Ave. (near Ave. W) Brooklyn, NY 11229

More: Tatyana Sheremeteva, a native of Moscow, graduated from the philological faculty of Moscow State University. Last years he lives in New York. More than four hundred publications in literary journals in Russia, Germany, USA, Canada, Ukraine, Belarus and Israel. Author of books “Dedicated to fools. Seventeen stories ”,“ Gramercy Park and other stories ”,“ Living easy ”,“ Little moon ”,“ Personal collection. Magnum Opus. " Member of the American PEN Center and the National Writers Union of the United States.

Cost: Free.

What: Christmas workshop on Ukrainian ornaments

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When: Saturday, December 7, with 17: 30.

Where: Streecha, 33 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003

More: This workshop is designed for the whole family - from small to adults. All participants will do two works each. For the first, you will need your family photo, and in the second you will be drawing traditional Ukrainian patterns.

Cost: From $ 20.

What: Screening of a film about a Ukrainian poet

When: Saturday, December 7, with 17: 00.

Where: Shevchenko Scientific Society, 63 4th Ave, New York, NY 10003

More: Premiere of the painting “New York. Malanyuk ”(2019). The film reconstructs the New York period (after World War II) of the eminent Ukrainian emigrant poet Yevgeny Malanyuk (1897 – 1968) - how he lived, how he wrote and how he loved.

Opening remarks by Vasily Makhno and Alexander Frase-Frazenko. The film contains comments about this key figure in Ukrainian literature of the twentieth century. The film is based on the Ukrainian archives in New York and New Jersey.

Cost: Free.

II Festival “Russian Cinema Week”

From 6 to 13 December, New York hosts the Russian Film Week 2019 festival. The film forum program includes 18 films, for most of which it will be premiere screenings in the United States. Schedule for this weekend:

What: The film "Let's divorce"

When: Friday, December 6, with 18: 00.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: As part of the Second Film Festival "Russian Film Week" 6 December show screening of the picture "Let's divorce."

The film tells about the gynecologist Maria, who is abandoned by her husband Misha. But she does not give up and begins to fight for him with fitness trainer Oksana, who is a little over twenty years old. In this unequal battle, she counts on rich life experience, her children and even sympathetic magic - burning clothes on the advice of a fortuneteller, Masha will set fire.

Cost: $ 40.

What: The film "Above the Sky"

When: Friday, December 6, with 19: 30.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: In the framework of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” on December 6, the painting “Above the Sky” will be shown.

A young girl spends the summer in a country resort under the watchful eyes of her mother. There, her attention is attracted by a guy whose past is shrouded in mystery. The girl does not realize that after this meeting her life will change forever, and her feelings will be destined to fly above the sky.

Cost: $ 40.

What: The film "The Snow Queen: Through the Looking Glass"

When: Saturday, December 7, with 14: 30.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: In the framework of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” 7 December screening of the film “The Snow Queen: Through the Looking Glass”.

Because of the Snow Queen, King Hagard almost lost his family. Soon he decides to rid the world of magic forever, for which he lures all the wizards in the Looking Glass. And only Gerda decides to confront him. In this difficult struggle, trolls, pirates and even the Snow Queen will help her.

Cost: $ 15-25.

What: The film "Oorfene Deuce Returns"

When: Saturday, December 7, with 15: 00.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: In the framework of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” on December 7, the film “Urfin Djus Returns” will be shown.

Ellie and her loyal dog Totoshka again find themselves in the Magic Land when the power in the Emerald City again tries to seize Oorfene Djus, who lost the army of wooden soldiers. Now in the hands of Oorfene is the magic book of the witch Gingema, which fulfills any desire of her master. Ellie, Toto, and their new friend Tim decide to help the people of Fairyland.

Cost: $ 15-25.

What: The film "The End of the Season"

When: Saturday, December 7, with 16: 30.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: In the framework of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” on December 7, the film “End of the Season” will be shown.

Director of Children's Affairs Konstantin Khudyakov tells the story of three sisters who, after the collapse of the USSR, live in a small Baltic town. Despite the ten-year adaptation to life in a new country, they still feel like outsiders in it. The film draws inspiration from Chekhov’s play “Three Sisters” and is brought to life thanks to the impressive talent of three women.

Cost: $ 40.

What: The film "Odessa"

When: Saturday, December 7, with 17: 00.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: As part of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” on December 7, the screening of the painting “Odessa” will take place.

August 1970 of the year. Odessa is crowded with tourists. Boris, a journalist and foreign affairs specialist, and his eight-year-old son Valery are arriving from Moscow to visit relatives of Boris, Gregory and Raisa. But on the day of their arrival, the local government quarantines due to an outbreak of cholera, and the city closes.

Cost: $ 25.

What: The film "Elephant"

When: Saturday, December 7, with 19: 30.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: As part of the Second Film Festival "Russian Film Week" on December 7, the painting "Elephant" will be screened.

The film tells about the writer Valentin Shubin, the author of the world-famous series of books about the Elephant Bear, who is in a creative crisis and wants to go into oblivion.

Cost: $ 40.

What: The film "Three heroes and the Heiress to the throne"

When: Sunday, December 8, with 15: 30.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: In the framework of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” on December 8, the film “Three Heroes and the Heiress to the Throne” will be shown.

This film tells how the prince of Kiev decides to declare the heir to the throne. He becomes his niece, Fun. Together with her husband Elisha, she studies in Constantinople, which is ruled by the evil Vasilevs. And only three heroes and Elisha can return the heiress home.

Cost: $ 15-25.

What: The film "Battle"

When: Sunday, December 8, with 16: 00.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: In the framework of the Second Film Festival “Russian Film Week” on December 8, the painting “Battle” will be shown.

The film is about the talented street-dance dancer Anton, who was injured during the battle, resulting in hearing loss. After that, he began to teach dancing to deaf children and led his team to victory.

Cost: $ 15-40.

What: The film "Abigail"

When: Sunday, December 8, with 19: 00.

Where: SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011

More: As part of the Second Film Festival "Russian Film Week" 8 December will be shown the picture "Abigail".

The young girl Abigail lives in a city where an epidemic of a mysterious disease erupted many years ago - because of this, authorities closed its borders. Ebi's father was one of the sick - he was taken away when she was 6 years old. Trying to find her father, the girl finds out that the epidemic is a huge fraud. In fact, there is magic in the world where she lives. But her city was captured by dark magicians, who destroyed the rest of the wizards. They banned magic and tried to erase all references to it.

Cost: $ 15-40.

In addition, interesting events for each day of the week can be found in our calendar. Come, learn, share with friends.

Before the visit, check the organizers website for details and location of the event, as they may vary.

Keep us informed about what is happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora to the mail eventforumdaily@gmail.com.

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