Woman's Night Party December 6 2014

When: 4pm - 8pm, December 6 2014
Where: Governor's Room, 2nd floor, the Mohawk Golf Club, at 1850 Union St, Niskayuna, NY.

Description: A fun-filled evening with the VIP women in your life, have a memorable time with your girlfriends. The theme of the night is Women vs Men. Prepare to speak out!

Admission: Tickets: $17/non-member, $12/member. No tickets at the door.

Includes tasty appetizers, wine and coffee.

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By mail:

New Russia Cultural Center
PO Box 2383
Scotia, NY 12302

"Red Ball" Party

When: December 13, 6pm -10pm

Where: Ballroom, Mohawk Golf Club

Description: At the Red Ball you must wear something red. The evevning includes: Yuri Naumkin performance, video preview of Couture Fashion Show "50 Shades of Red" (Feb. 14 2015), food (appetizers, chiken marsala, hot pasta stations), cash bar, contest "Shades of Red", music and dance.

Tickets: $25/non-member, $20/member. No tickets at the door.

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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

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:

culture, business, education, 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.

First official sponsor of the Heritage Dinner Awards is Glavin and Glavin Law firm, Waterford NY.

Glavin and Glavin Law Firm

First Annual Heritage Dinner on November 1, 2014 at the Mohawk Golf Club was a succes! At the event guests enjoyed the concert of local artists, tasty food and dancing in the splendid ballroom of the Mohawk Golf Club. Golub's family attendance was the highlight of the event. Neil Golub, CEO of Price Chopper supermarkets, was accompanied by his wife and daughter. He gave an impressive speec. See the Heritage Dinner Program.

Neil Golub at the Heritage Dinner 2014

Heritage Dinner 2014

Live performances were sponsored by Law Offices Glavin & Glavin, Waterford, NY. They speak Russian and Ukrainian and look forward to assisting the Russian-speaking community with any legal advice or need.

The links below include the event performaces.



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 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