One World @ One Place
Sunday 29th October 2017 Empire State Plaza – Convention Center (From 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM, )
Click here to see Directions and Parking information Click here to see Parking Lots and Parking Charges information Attractions: Parade of Nations, Crowning of Miss Festival of Nations, Native Dance and Music, Ethnic Foods, Unique Crafts, and much more.
Celebrate the World
In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the third was t...
Cultural Fiesta
Please join us at the spectacular representation of the Global Cultural Integration @One Place on Sunday, October 23rd 2016  This idea was soon turned into a reality and first ethnic festival was held on October 27, 1972.  We named it “Festival of Nations”.  It was held at the Hudson Valley Community Collage.It was welcomed so much that thousands of people h...
Bringing Community Together
The word got around about us – how much enjoyment we offer for the family on one Sunday afternoon in the Fall of every year.  Now there are several international bazaars/festivals in the area.  They are organized by different institutions.  Our Festival of Nations remains the original.  It is unique, in the sense that we, the participating nations, ourselves, organize everythin...
See You at the Empire Plaza
 This year, we are celebrating our 45th annual Festival with you! We hope you enjoy your few hours with us by looking at the arts and crafts from different parts of the world; by tasting delicious ethnic foods; and by being part of the audience indulging in the music with rhythm and dances representing various cultures and traditions of the world.
History of The Festival of Nations
  In the spring of 1972, several ethnic group leaders got together with an idea to organize an art and cultural festival in the Capital District.The purpose was three-fold.  The first was to prove how well people with diverse backgrounds can work together and have lots of fun doing it;the second was to present a glimpse of the world to the residents of the Capital District; and the t...

Russia

Posted By: Mizan on July 27, 2010 in - Comments: No Comments »

  • Local Community Information

Local Community Information
The New Russia Cultural Center, a non-profit organization, located at 1550 Broadway Rensselaer, NY 12144. The New Russia Cultural Center is striving to expand the public’s understanding and appreciation of Russian folk arts, history and culture. We provide spaces for the community and families to gather and enjoy cultural events such as concerts, Tchaikovsky Music Competition, Russian Language Classes for children and adults, the Annual “Russian Winter Festival”.

  • Website

www.newrussiacenter.org

  • Performance

Russian songs performed by three baritones directly from Russia. They are soloists from the Bolshoi Theater and the Marinskiy Theater of Russia. They will perform the golden hits of the Soviet Frank Sinatra – Muslim Magomaev.

  • Foods

Varies Russian Soups, Golubtsy (stuffed cabbage), Russia Baking goods.

  • Miss Festival Candidate

Daria Veselov

  • Arts and Crafts
Russian Matryoshkas, pins, miniature hand painted boxes.

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