Russian Club at UH Manoa



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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.


Spring 2018 events


01/10 Russian Orthodox Christmas celebration

01/17 Russian “Old” New Year and Epiphany. Divinations and fortunetelling

01/24 Interpreting/Translating at the UN: meeting Joe Rogers

01/31 Film screening: Piter FM by Oksana Bychkova



02/07   75th Anniversary of the victory at Stalingrad 

*02/08 “Constructing Post-Soviet Stardom: Auteur and the state in the case of Renata Litvinova.” Olga Mukhortova gives a talk at Center for Biography. 12:00 – 1:15 pm. Thursday. KUYKENDALL 409A

02/14 Maslenitsa – Butter Week and bliny celebration.

02/21 Workshop “How to Learn Russian”

02/28 Film screening: Ekipazh by Nikolai Lebedev



*03/03 Russian booth at The Manoa Experience – University Preview Day. In front of Bilger Hall. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Saturday.

*03/07 “For Boys and Girls Comrade! Children’s Books: For Fun And/or Politics,” including a presentation of the Russian children’s books collection. Hamilton Library 401. 3:00-4:00 pm

03/07 International Women’s Day celebration. Meeting Kim Binsted, UH-NASA researcher.

*03/15 Russian Theater day. Screening The Suicide by Nikolai Erdman, presented by Stage Russia. Moore Hall 258. 2:00 – 5:00 pm. Thursday.

*03/16 Russian cultural booth and performance at UH Manoa International Night. Campus Center Ballroom. 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Friday.

03/21 Day of Russian Theater: meeting Tatiana and Alexander Weinstein, Skorokhod Theater, St. Petersburg



04/04 Russian Orthodox Easter celebration and Easter egg paintings

04/11 Yury’s Day. Playing “Jeopardy” about space exploration.

04/18 “Welfare and Work: Reintegrating ‘Invalids’ into Soviet Kyrgyzstan after the Great Patriotic War.” Misha Corsi, Hist MA/Russ Certificate holder gives a talk on his current research.

04/25 Kapustnik: showcasing semester achievements


Spring 2018 RUSSIAN outside UH:

01/27-28 The Road Movie. Honolulu Museum of Art. 

04/06 Loveless. Film by Andrei Zviagintsev. Kahala theatre. Russian with English subtitles. Time TBD

4/17 Film Screening China in Flames (Китай в огне, 1925, 38 minutes). Directors are Nikolai Khodataev and Zenon Komissarenko. Animated Double Feature – 1920s USSR/China, 1940s Japan/Pacific. UH Manoa, Sakamaki A201 5:30 PM


Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
01/07 Eastern Light. Stravinsky – Song of the Nightingale, Borodin – Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor)
02/18 Lang Lang! Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel) — Pictures at an Exhibition
03/17, 18 Russian Dances.  Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Suite, Glazunov — Violin Concerto in A minor, op.82, Stravinsky – Petrushka
06/09, 10 Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Olga Kern

Hawaii Opera Theatre
04/11 Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin FREE Opera Preview, HMoA Doris Duke Theater at 1:00 PM
4/20 Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall 7:30PM
4/22 Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall 4:00PM
4/24  Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall 7:30PM


Fall 2017 events



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