First Annual Heritage Dinner

When: November 1, 2014 @ 6pm

Where: Mohawk Golf Club, 1850 Union St., Schenectady NY.

Description: The Heritage Dinner event is created to celebrate and pay homage to those who have enriched the community and established a legacy in the Russian-speaking combmunity.

Our guest of honor is Neil Golub, a member of the legendary family that founded Price Chopper supermarkets. The Golub history of Price Chopper dates back to 1900 when Lewis Golub had emmigrated from Russia. Currently, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 134 Price Chopper grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

The evening includes a cocktail reception starting at 6:00pm, a speech by Neil Golub, the guest of honor at 6:45 pm, followed by live musical performances and dance. Tickets are $25 per person.

Event Dress Code: Come dressed to impress and bring your dancing shoes.

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Admission Tickets


If you wish to pay for purchasing tickets with a check you can use regular mail. You should send a check payable to the New Russia Cultural Center by October 27th 2014.

New Russia Cultural Center
PO Box 2383
Scotia, NY 12302

For questions call 518-382-9438.

Russian Poetry Recital Contest

Date and Time: February 28 2015 12:30pm
Location: Polish Community Center.

Registration Form

Best Braided Hairdo Contest

Date: February 28 2015
Time: 2:30pm
Location: Festival site at Polish Community Center

Registration Form

Russian Winter Festival 2015 - Grand Finale

Date: February 28th, 2015
Time: 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Polish Community Center, located located at 225 Washington Ave. Ext, Albany, NY

Heritage Dinner

The Heritage Dinner Awards event is created to honor, recognize, and celebrate the work of organizations and individuala who have demonstrated continuos commitment and leadership to the Russain-speaking comunity of the Capital Region of New York State. The Awards wil be presented at a special ceremony at the annual Heritage Dinners to individuals for their professional and personal contributions to the community.

Awards winners will be named in the following four areas:



education and sience;

Health and human services.

Starting from November 2014 the Award Nomination Committe will review the nominations for Awards. Send us a nomination letter for a Heritage awrd explaining why your candidatre should win the award. The Heritage Dinner Awards 2015 will be scheduled in November 2015.

The nominations letters can be sent by email or by regular mail:

New Russia Cultural Center
PO Box 2383
Scotia, NY 12302.


Become a member of the New Russia Cultural Center.

As a member of the New Russia Cultural Center, you become part of a social network of concerned individuals, committed to the development culturally enriched, peaceful and prosperous community. You will have opportunities to take part in activities such as the Russian Winter Festival, Heritage Dinner Awards Events and meet dynamic individuals of the Russian-speaking community from the Capital Region of New York State. You will receive the NRCC newsletter, which highlights current activities, as well bbb notification of future events.

Join in today and enjoy the benefits of membership all year long.

Advance purchase opportunities
Savings of $10 per ticket
Access to special member-only events
Benefits of Social (Corporate) Membership at the Mohawk Golf Club

The New Russia Cultural Center starting from December 2014 will receive a social membership at the Mohawk Golf Club, Niskayuna NY.

Upscale Event Facilities
Private Functions

Event Facilities
Enjoy Mohawk Golf Club beautiful facility. Mohawk Golf Club is considered to be one of the premier country clubs in the Northeast, it has over 100 years of history.
The Center provides our Members with exclusive special events throughout the course of the year in the halls of the Mohawk Golf Club. Created and run by members that share a common interest, they include the Woman’s Club, Book Club, Russian Drama Club, and Poetry Salon.
Private Functions
The Mohawk Social Membership allows our members to host any special private occasion including banquets, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, parties, birthdays, and anniversaries. Members may sponsor friends, family and coworkers for private events at the Mohawk Golf Club. Because of the center’s social membership, all our members will get 18% off the banquet services provided by the Mohawk Golf Club.

For more information on membership of New Russia Cultural Center please call Tatiana Deptola at 518-382-9438 or email

Membership Registration Form

Schedule of Events

Tchaikovsky Piano Competition

Seeking Pianist Students!


Pyoter Tchaikovsky

Date: February 7 2015 at 10:30am

Location: The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, located at 125 Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12202.

Cbompetition Awards:

$250 US Savings Bond, Young Tchaikovsky Level (ages 6 -10)

$500 US Savings Bond, Apprentice Thaikovsky Level (11- 13)

$1,000 US Savings Bond, Master Tchaikovsky Level (14 - 18)

Registration form

Nadezhda Obukhova Classical Vocal Competition

Nadezhda Obukhova

Dates: February 7 at 2 pm competition, February 8, 1:30pm All Winners Concert

Location: The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, located at 125 Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12202.

Winners Awards:

$250 US Savings Bond, School Level

$250 US Savings Bond, Young Adult Level

$250 US Savings Bond, Adult Non-Professional Level

Application Form