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A year in Siberia/Один год в Сибири

November 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Real cool stories from Siberia. Christiaan studied Russian in Siberia for a year and shared all his stories and impressions with us./11 ноября мы встретились чтобы послушать рассказы Кристиана о годе жизни у учебы в [...]

Russian adjectives/Русские прилагательные

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

To answer the question on Russian adjectives Steven asked today/Стивен, теперь подробно о прилагательных: Прилагательные в Русском бывают: Качественные. Они описывают качества, свойства и признаки объектов Относительные. Эта группа выражает признаки предмета через отношение к [...]

Trip to Moscow/Поездка в Москву

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

So, we made it! Our group members had first trip to Moscow together to enjoy and share the experience./Состоялось! Несколько членов нашей группы впервые вместе прилетели в Москву чтобы наслалиться красотой и разделить впечатления! [...]

Навык презентации на Русском языке. Москва, 14 июня 2018

June 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Москва, 14 июня 2018, день открытия ФИФА 2018. А у нас семинар по навыку презентации на Русском языке.

9 мая – День Победы / WWII Victory Day

May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Замечательное празднование Дня Победы прошло в Русской Православной церкви в Мидранде / Amazing celebration of WWII victory took place in the Russian Orthodox church in Midrand Два ветерана ВОВ живущие в Йоханнесбурге были нанраждены специальными [...]

Russian dumplings master class / Мастер класс – Пельмени

February 25th, 2018|0 Comments

This time round our group was learning to make Russian meat dumplings - Пельмени and their Ukrainian version - with cottage cheese filling - Вареники. Our invited chef Tatiana taught us how to make dough [...]

Russian Mardi Gras – Масленица

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Russian Maslenitsa is actually an old pagan holiday known in Rus even before the coming of Christianity. The Church has never considered Maslenitsa to be part of its tradition, and there is no feast in the [...]

Пельмени, вареники и пирожки – Russian food tasting

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Last weekend we met for a regular Russian Conversation group event to talk about Russian traditional cuisine. I revived my old tried and trusted recipe for pies - пирожки - and made two varieties - [...]

Вечер памяти Владимира Высоцкого/Tribute to Vladimir Vysotsky.

February 4th, 2018|0 Comments

  28 января Russian Conversation Group, Johannesburg была приглашена на вечер памяти Владимира Высоцкого - великого Русского Советского актера и певца. Мы с удовольствием слушали песни Высоцкого в исполнении представителей Россотрудничества и русской диаспоры. К [...]

Празднование Старого Нового года

January 14th, 2018|1 Comment

  Russian Old New Year party On January 13, 2018 we celebrated Old New year following Russian tradition of masquerade balls. Here are some pictures from our event at Fred Astair studio where we were [...]

Russian Old New Year

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Did you know Russians celebrate New year twice? We do - once with the rest of the world and second time just two weeks later - following the Orthodox church tradition - on January 13. [...]

Charity flight with Just Love Mission/Благотворительный полет – миссия Только Любовь!

December 9th, 2017|0 Comments

We did it!  Ten members of our group participated in a charity flight with Just love mission today! Мы сделали это! Десять членов нашей группы сегодня участвовало в полете благотворительного фонда - Только Любовь! We [...]

Russian Unity Day – День Народного Единства РФ

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

On November 4 members of our group were invited to attend Russian Unity day celebration organized by Rossotrudnichestvo under the auspices of the Russian Embassy in South Africa. 4 ноября Члены нашей группы были приглашены [...]

Russian Music night

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Just wanted to say huge thank you to the wonderful ladies performing for us at our Russian Music night meeting organized by my piano teacher - Angela. She's very professional, good humored and patient. Comes [...]

The HeArt Attack

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

End of September and beginning of October were marked for us by a remarkable event – a Solo art exhibition of a young talented Russian artist Elizaveta Rukavishnikova.     Our group was invited for [...]

Russian Conversation Group

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

September 9, 2017 Here are some pictures of our group visiting the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh, in Midrand. You may have seen the church while driving from Pretoria to Johannesburg: the [...]