Russian Club at UH Manoa

Info on this page is subject to change. You can also find up-to-date information about our activities on Facebook and Instagram pages.

Most of our meetings take place on Wednesdays, at 3:30 pm in Wiswell Room (252 Moore Hall). Please see our calendar for specific dates, times and locations. In addition to the rich educational content, we offer to our students and the UH Manoa community, we always serve tea and sweets in the best traditions of Russian hospitality. Students enrolled in UH Manoa Russian and LLEA classes are eligible for extra credit points.

*These events are held not on Wednesdays and at a different location.

Russian Club Schedule: Summer 2020


All Russian Club events take place from 3:30-5:30 PM over Zoom. Please contact or PM us on Facebook or Instagram for the meeting password. Past meetings are recorded and can be accessed via our blog here:


ZOOM Meeting Information:

Meeting Link –

Meeting ID – 890 1709 0062



06/03 Tastes of Russia: Sharlotka (apple cake) cooking demo + follow along

06/10 Russian Cinema: View films curated for the Moscow International Film Festival 

06/16 Poems and stories of Pushkin: discover and share your favorites

06/24 Посиделки: Red Space Race by Mikhail Mangold



07/01 Tastes of Russia: Borsch (beet soup) cooking demo + follow along

07/08 Посиделки: Oksana Fairbanks on the history and evolution of ballet in Russia

07/15 Short Story Club: Discuss A Terrible Vengeance by Nikolai Gogol

07/22 Tastes of Russia: Golubtsi (cabbage rolls) cooking demo + follow along

07/29 Russia on Canvas: Experience a tour of The Virtual Russian Museum 



08/05 Arts & Crafts: Learn about Faberge (“Imperial”) Eggs & create your own!

08/12 Russian Folklore: Discover and share myths, legends, and superstitions

08/19 Tastes of Russia: Pirozhki (filled hand pies) cooking demo + follow along

Russian Club Schedule: Spring 2020


01/29 Celebrate Students’ Day (Tatyana’s Day) with games and festivities!


02/05 Film screening and discussion: The Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights

02/12 Sounds of Russia: Learn traditional and modern Russian songs from a native speaker

02/19 Russian Campfire Tales: Who can find (and tell) the scariest Russian story?

02/26 Celebrate Maslenitsa (Butter Week): Russian picnic featuring bliny!


03/04 Посиделки: Anastasia Roeren on her research on the role of documentaries in nation-building

03/11 Celebrate International Women’s Day and the women who helped shape Russia

* 03/14 Childhood as History and Story. Workshop in Russian Studies, Day 1 – Imin International Conference Center, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

*03/15 Childhood as History and Story. Workshop in Russian Studies, Day 2 – Imin International Conference Center, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

03/25 Literature Day: Anton Chekhov, playwright & master of the modern short story


04/01 Посиделки: Tasya Wilkinson on preserving Russian Orthodoxy in the U.S.

04/08 Tastes of Russia: Learn to cook Russian cuisine with a hands-on demonstration

04/15 Celebrate Russian Easter (Paskha), one of Russia’s most important holidays!

04/22 Посиделки: Nina Tatomirovic on the importance of graduating with a Russian B.A.

04/29 Kapustnik: End of semester celebration and talent show


05/06 Celebrate Victory Day, which commemorates the end of the Great Patriotic War

Russian Conversation Table

 Every Friday from 3:00-4:00 pm in Moore Hall 252. While focusing on 1st and 2nd year speech practice, we welcome participation of more advanced students of Russian


Russia Outside UH

05/01 Marvel’s Black Widow Release Date

 Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

03/28 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM

03/29 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 4:00 PM


Russian Club Past Events


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