Russia Day Celebration in Vancouver June 2, 9, & 16

Russia Day is the national holiday of the Russian Federation, celebrated on June 12.

This year, Russian community of Vancouver will be celebrating Russia Day on June 2 (children's program at Russian Community Centre), 9 (adult program at Russian Community Centre) and 16 (children's & adult programs at Creekside Community Recreation Centre, Olympic Village).

Russian community welcomes you to support Russian heritage, learn something new, entertain your family and your friends, have some delicious Russian food, and yeah, have a shot of Russian vodka, dance and celebrate!

***Stan and I will not be there but you are welcome to use this meetup page to arrange to meet with other members of this group to go together. For that, please write in comments section, which day you are interested in attending and what time you would like to meet.***

You can read more about Russia Day celebration here:



June 2 - Russian Community Centre, 2114 West 4th Avenue


12.00 -13.00 – “Wizard of Oz”, part 1

14.00 – 17.00 – contests for children ages 4-14

  1. Russian language and literature contest 14.00 -16.00
  2. Arts and Crafts contest 14.00 -16.00
  3. Chess Tournament [masked]
  4. Trivia [masked]

Russian buffet open all day


$7 - tickets for part 1 of “The Wizard of Oz” (buy tickets:

$2 - participation in craft-making contests (cost of materials) – buy on-site


June 9 —  Russian Community Centre, 2114 West 4th Avenue

ADULTS Program

12.00 – 16.00 – Contests for participants 15 and older:

1. Russian language and literature contest 12.00 – 13.30

2. Arts and Crafts Contest [masked]

3. Chess Tournament 12.00 -14.00

4. Trivia 13.30 -15.00

5.  Comedy Hour -15.00 -16.00

19.00 – “One Absolutely Happy Village” a play staged by Russian Theatre Palme

Russian Buffet open all day


$15 - tickets to the play ”One Absolutely Happy Village” (buy tickets:

$2 - participation in craft-making contests (cost of materials) – buy on-site


June 16 – Creekside Community Recreation Centre,  1 Athletes Way, Vancouver

CHILDREN's Program

12.00 – 19.00 – Fair and buffet

12.00 – 14.00- Children’s concert and games

14.30 – 15.30 – Prizes for contest winners

ADULTS Program

14.30 – 15.30 – Prizes for contest winners

15.30 – 20.00 – Adult concert

20.00 – Festival closing


$10 - General admission ticket (for those aged 15+).

$2 - children’s admission (14 and under).

Admission is free for children under 5 years old

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