Community News – Issue 14 – Spring 2016

IWC 20th Annual Embassies of the World Dinner & Ball 2016  

The International Women’s Club of Moscow is proud to present one of its traditional, and yet most special events: the 20th annual IWC Embassies of the World Dinner and Ball, this year entitled ‘Butterfly Ball’!

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Seventh Northern Dimension Forum

The Association of European businesses (AEB) is pleased to invite you to participate in the Seventh Northern Dimension Forum. The Forum will take place at the Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden on April 7th, 2016 (Bataisky pereulok, 3A, 190013 St. Petersburg). Forum will be devoted to the Arctic as a field of cooperative development.

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British Football School’s Training Camp

Open to children of all abilities, the training camp aims to combine fun and learning through football. The training sessions incorporate fun, fast moving games that enable your child to enjoy a great football camp experience regardless of their ability. Your children will learn new skills, meet new friends and have lots of fun!

Date: Monday 28th March to Saturday 2nd April.

Venue: IRC ROSINKA, 143442.

Time: 10:00-17:00.

Ages: 5-14

All the children who attend the week will receive a British Football School football kit (shirt, shorts and socks).

For more information email [email protected]
or call +7 925 433 5576.

Our website is

International School of Moscow

Students from The International School of Moscow entered an Art Competition hosted by COBIS (the Council of British International Schools). Meanwhile, The International School of Moscow Rosinka Campus is hosting a Talent Show and a theatre production of Peter Pan.

English Language Evenings

English Language Evenings is an independent, open, public English-language lecture forum in Moscow, having hosted more than 250 meetings and ~200 different speakers since starting in 1998.

Please check our website for confirmation of upcoming bookings. Meetings are held in the Chekhov Library at Pushkin Square, Moscow.

11th March. Cayce Orion. Optimism In A Changing World.

25th March. David Wansbrough. – Love.

8th April. David Wansbrough. – Death.

22nd April. John Harrison. – Expats views of the Russia and the world.

Cheburashkini Brothers

The ‘Cheburashkini Brothers Family Farm’ has started to deliver its products to Moscow catering outlets. Especially popular are their sour creams, cottage cheeses and yogurts.

These products can be found in the most popular cafés and restaurants of the city such as ‘Coffeemania’ and ‘Bulka.’ In ‘Eat & Talk’ venues (Irish Pub and Деловая Гостиница), our products can be purchased in the usual form and packaging. Dairy farmers products can be bought in the Artemiy Lebedev’s cafe-studio by, at the restaurants ‘Ginza Paul,’ ‘Sodexo’, ‘Klumba, ‘LavkaLavka Petrovka’ and other great places.

International School of Moscow Students

Two International School of Moscow students (Siyoung Ahn, aged 8 and Sally Chun, aged 9) have progressed into the final round of the National Primary Maths Challenge. Both students received gold for the main challenge and await results from the bonus round.

Irish Week 16 – 27 March 2016

IRISH WEEK 2016 — is the biggest festival of Irish culture in Russia.

The best Irish films, evenings in Irish pubs, the ‘Dance Irish’ dance troupe, a massive 8 hour festival: ‘St. Patrick’s Day and Night,’ our traditional St. Patrick’s Parade and much much more! Merge into the atmosphere of a real Irish festival. Come to ‘IRISH WEEK!’

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters will organize a series of master classes on March 12th – April 9th. Professional trainers will help participants to develop their personal skills. Everyone is welcome to attend workshops with their children. Recommended donation for event attendance – 1,500 roubles per day.

To register contact:
Alyona Nazarova on: [email protected]


As a small and relatively new school EIS Moscow South-West is always looking out for beneficial additions to its existing programme and this year added a short course in Skiing at a local Ski Centre. Not only has this proved to be a very popular activity with almost all of Key Stages 2 and 3 taking part, but everyone seems to  agree that this is a really practical way of adapting our curriculum to take advantage and make best use of our location.


The Nastenka Charity Foundation helps children with cancer to get treatment at the Scientific Institute of Pediatric Oncology, where about 150 children from different part of Russian and CIS are being treated.

We plan to hold in March:

A Spring concert in the hospital for sick kids and their moms.

‘Day of Beauty’ for moms of sick kids. Free haircuts, make-up and photo session.

We plan to hold in April:

On April 6th, a garage sale at ‘Lavka Radostei’ 12:00-21:00 (M. Tsvetnoi Boulevard, Suharevsky).

In the middle of April: A Bowling Tournament for our partners, teams, or any volunteer teams (venue to be confirmed).

At the end of April, ‘Kid’s Dream,’ a performance in the hospital backed by our partner, Philips.

For more details, please see:

WCR e.V. in Moscow

24th of March: IV EuroAsian Logistics Conference

Trans-EuroAsian Logistics Platform: Practice, Products and Markets: plenary meeting and 8 expert sessions. Venue: Moscow, CCI RF, Ilyinka str. 6/1. Registration and program:

19th of April: Transport and Logistics in transition

Discussion on the issue: challenges and opportunities of logistics in the international and digital context. Venue: Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow 52 bld.6, Kosmodamianskaya nab., Moscow 115054

Celebrate spring at St. Andrews

Take advantage of these upcoming opportunities for spiritual formation, fellowship and fun at St. Andrews Anglican Church and Centre

March 18 – 7pm

Pub Quiz in support of refugees in Europe

March 24 – 7pm Maundy Thursday Passover meal and eucharist

March 25 – 12pm-15pm – Good Friday service of prayers and readings

March 26 – 10am – Easter fun with eggs for kids

March 27 – 11am – Easter Day festive Eucharist

April 23 – 11am-4pm – Food Fayre with opportunities to taste food and wines from local and international producers and restaurateurs.

8 Vosnesensky Per.


Beginners’ classes on Saturdays, held in English and Russian at the Esse Jazz Café.

Not essential to come with a partner.

For more information contact Richard at [email protected] or phone +7 903 558 71 35 Co-op Jive –

Understanding Russian Culture (URC)

Organised by Moscow expat Life’s editor John Harrison, URC’s goal is to understand, and help others to understand and appreciate Russian Culture.

Once monthly talks on aspects of Russian culture are given by Russian experts who speak English well at the Chekhov library, Pushkin Square. Details of upcoming talks are on:

American Women’s Organisation of Moscow

Since 1993 the American Women’s Organization of Moscow, has provided support to expatriate women, and/or spouses, of all North American countries including the United States, Canada and Mexico. The aim of the organization is to provide social and cultural opportunities during their stay here in Moscow. The members are very friendly, open and always willing to share their experiences. General meetings are usually held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am. Newcomers are always welcomed and encouraged to attend any of our meetings. If you would like additional information on the American Women’s Organization of Moscow, please contact us at [email protected]

Throughout the year the American Women’s Organization provides support to our main charity Nastenka – a charitable Foundation that helps children with cancer. Our largest fundraiser for Nastenka is the Artists & Artisans Festival, which is held every November. Last year we had a successful auction of art produced by children in the hospital amongst others and we look forward to continuing support for our charity in the future.