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Vyshyvanka run and a Ukrainian violinist's concert: how to spend a weekend in New York (August 20-22)

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What: Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

When: Friday-Sunday, August 20-22

Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458

More: The exhibition will consist of four projects. The "Mirror Room of Infinity" will be housed in an open-air cube structure. Thanks to the mirrored sides, the outside of this object will reflect the changing sky, while the inside will glow with an endless array of colored lights.

There will also be an interactive greenhouse installation, in which visitors will be asked to stick stickers depicting flowers throughout the interior - thus taking part in one of Kusama's signature pieces.

There will also be two new monumental outdoor sculptures, The Dancing Pumpkin and a 13-foot biomorphic form with a polka-dot face titled I Want to Fly Into the Universe.

Cost: $ 28


What: Arcadia Earth Exhibition

When: Friday-Sunday, August 20-22

Where: Arcadia Earth NYC 718 Broadway New York, NY 1003

More: Want to explore the future of our planet through augmented reality? Then welcome to the large-scale multi-sensory journey Arcadia Earth, during which you can plunge into the incredible underwater world and get to know our planet Earth better. Here, with the help of augmented and virtual reality, projection mapping and interactive environments, you will learn how small changes in our way of life will have a huge impact on the future of our planet.

Cost: $ 27


What: Installation of Citrovia

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When: Friday-Sunday, August 20-22

Where: Citrovia Manhattan West 435 W 31st St. New York, NY 10001

More: Recently, a cool street installation, Citrovia, opened in Manhattan, which will take you into a fantastic citrus world. Here you will find hand-painted lemons, huge lemon trees, fabric clouds imitating the east and sunset. Also, whoever wants, can use their mobile device to name the plant that you like best. Take friends and come here to have a good time.

Cost: From $ 0


What: Meeting with Olga Gerasimyuk

When: Saturday, 21 August, with 15: 00

Where: Razom for Ukraine, 140 2nd Ave., Suite 305, New York, NY 10003

More: Olga Vladimirovna Gerasimyuk is a Ukrainian journalist, politician, TV presenter. Chairman of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting since April 22, 2020. At this meeting Olga will present her book “I'm Back. I love".

Cost: From $0


What: Charity concert of Ukrainian violinist

When: Saturday, 21 August, with 17: 00

Where: St. Brendan's Catholic Church 1525 East 12th Street Brooklyn, NY 11230

More: Revived Soldiers Ukraine invites everyone to a charity concert with violinist Oleksandr Bozhik to support the medical expenses of Ukrainian wounded soldiers.

Cost: From $0


What: Celebration of Independence Day of Ukraine

When: Sunday, 22 August, with 13: 00

Where: Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey 60 N Jefferson Rd, Whippany, NJ 07981

More: This year Ukraine celebrates the 30th anniversary of its Independence. Come celebrate all together. Delicious treats, fun entertainment and much more await guests. Do not forget to bring your friends and family to spend this day in a fun company and introduce them to Ukrainian traditions.

Cost: Free options


What: Flashmob in Times Square for the Independence Day of Ukraine

When: Sunday, 22 August, with 13: 00

Where: Times Square, Manhattan, NY 10036

More: Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence together in the heart of New York. On Sunday 22 August, take posters, flags, all your friends, acquaintances, neighbors, relatives, wear embroidered shirts and join the flash mob in Times Square - at the red staircase at 13:00. Participants will sing, celebrate and take fun photos.

Cost: Free options


What: Vyshyvanka Run

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When: Sunday, 22 August, with 16: 00

Where: Different locations

More: The traditional patriotic Vyshyvanka Run is an integral element of uniting not only Ukrainians in New York, but also Ukrainians and their friends from all over the world.

The race will take place on 22 August at 16:00 in three locations:

  1. Entrance to Central Park (Columbus Circle) in Manhattan
  2. Entrance to Prospect Park (Bartel-Pritchard Square) in Brooklyn
  3. Liberty Park (Flag Plaza), Jersey City, New Jersey

Cost: $5


Dear readers! Please note that due to the epidemic of coronavirus infection, some activities may be canceled or rescheduled for other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the sites of the organizers.

But we have collected many interesting events for you online:

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In addition, look for interesting events for every day of the week in our calendar... Come in, find out, share with your friends. Before visiting, check the organizer's websites for details and locations of events, as they may change.

Keep us informed about what is happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora by mail

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