Community News – Summer 2016


Flagship Conference
The AEB held its 13th Flagship Conference ‘Russian Regions
and Foreign Investors’. The conference took place on May 25th, 2016, in
Moscow, at the Swissotel Krasnye Kholmy. We discussed the current state and
perspectives of the Russian economy and the role the Russian regions should play
in this process. For more details please visit

Taxation Forum
The AEB is pleased to invite you to Taxation Forum ‘Development of the Russian Tax System in 2016 and Prospects for 2017 – 2019’. The event will take place on June 29th, 2016 at the Ararat Park Hyatt hotel. It will highlight the recent changes in tax legislation and prospects for the next few years. For more details please visit
Cadenza Institute

The Cadenza Institute was founded by expat, Mr. Aguilar who understands the needs of the Expat community and bilingual Russian families to continue with a bilingual education in the Arts. Cadenza institute provides Music and Dance courses in the following subjects:
· Contemporary music – Pop, Rock, blues, Jazz, Electronic, etc.
Guitar, Saxophone, Drums, Vocals, Bass, DJ, Keyboard.
· Dance lessons – Hip hop, Flamenco, Tango, African, etc.
All teachers at Aguilar Institute Cadenza are energetic and experienced musicians who are passionate about teaching. Lessons are taught in English language*, max. 4 persons in a group but there’s also the option of individual lessons.
*Russian, Spanish and Chinese also available on special request. The Cadenza Institute works in cooperation with ACM (Academy of Contemporary Music) to offer music summer courses in England for students from Cadenza Institute.

Contact :  [email protected]
+7 916 858 76 81
IG: cadenza_institute
Encore Fitness

A new chain of health clubs, Encore Fitness, is proud to announce the opening of its flagship fitness centre at the Moscow City* OKO tower effective July 2016. With 3900 sq.m. of floors pace, the slick, ultra-modern two-story club will become the largest and most elegant fitness club in Moscow City. The club boasts a luxury thermal complex – the kind you’d expect to see in the world’s best spas, not a big-city fitness centre.

A 90th Birthday Party is worthy of celebration in any family. As an English International School, Moscow South-West is very conscious of its heritage, so after p sarty games outside it was an opportunity to have a ‘Street Party’ inside, with the dress code being ‘Dressed as Princes or Princesses.’ The Guests of Honour were the British and Australian Consuls who enjoyed the party food organised by the PTA.


SWEA Moscow is a part of a global organisation with approximately 7000 Swedish speaking women living all over the world. We are a network for Swedish and Scandinavian women in Moscow that get together regularly for different activities where we get to know each other and explore the Russian capital. You can also join us for SWEA professional which is a plattf orm and networking for Swedish and International working women in Moscow. These lectures are in English. Please look at our website.
To Children With Love

To Children With Love are working with Orphans in the Bryansk region. We need ongoing help as we stay with the children until after they leave their Orphanages. We change lives, this is our goal, and it works. Our sister organisation in Ireland, To Children With Love, is now working with very disadvantaged children in Ireland. They are not orphans but from very challenging family situations. Feel free to contact us, if you would like more information on our work, or you would like to donate to help us.
Our Irish website is, our Russian website
British Football School

British Football School will run 2 football training camps in July and August AT MANCHESTER CITY FOOTBALL CLUB!
 Based at the Etihad campus, this exciting football and English language programme is for 9-17 year olds. Participants will then receive a full football kit, training in world class facilities by UEFA coaches, English lessons and mentoring by qualified teachers and if lucky the chance to meet a legend! 
Call: + 7 925 433 5576

Email: [email protected]


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday Celebrations in St. Andrews Anglican Church and Centre.
9-12 June 2016

Thursday 9 June @ 7.00 A Gala Concert of Royal Music.
This will be a unique concert honouring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and performed by some of Moscow’s best musicians. It will be led by Judith Weir CBE (!music/cx9x) who is the Master of the Queen’s Music. She the first woman to hold this title and is coming out from the UK to lead us in this magnificent event. The repertoire of this special performance will be diverse and based on music created for royal and British occasions over the centuries. Tickets 2500 Ru including champagne and canapés. For tickets visit .

Thursday 9 – Sun 12 Jun. An art exhibition to celebrate the Queen’s birthday through the eyes of young people from the international schools around Moscow. Thurs 9 June 1000-1800, Friday 9 June 1000-1800, Sat 10 June 1000-1800, Sun 1200 -1800. Entry 200Ru.
Saturday 11th June. A Spectacular Street Party held in the grounds of St Andrew’s Anglican Church.

St Andrew’s will welcome the British Ambassador and senior guests from all the commonwealth embassies to formally open the new Queen’s Garden (at the back of St Andrew’s church). This will be followed by a huge street party for 26 Commonwealth countries who will be invited come and enjoy national dishes and refreshments to share with friends from their nations. It will be spectacular afternoon of partying, entertainment, Scottish dancing and various circus acts. The party will be rounded off by the screening of quintessentially British State event the Queen’s Trooping of the Colour from Horse Guard’s Parade in London in St Andrew’s church. If your country is a member of the Commonwealth please contact your embassy for more details.

Sunday 12 June @ 1100. An Ecumenical Service of Celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday.

This will be a unique occasion as we will be celebrating it by enjoying a very traditional Anglican sung Matins which will include the Russian premiere of Judith Weir’s anthem which has been composed for St Paul’s cathedral, London in the presence of HM the Queen on Fri 10 June.

For all further information on all the events, please visit:
The American Women’s Organization

The American Women’s Organization has been helping North American ex-pat ladies to socialize and have fun for 23 years in Moscow. If you are new to Moscow and want to get together with other North Americans please contact us at [email protected]

400 years of Shakespeare
May 2016 marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The International School of Moscow community celebrated the life and work of the great playwright with Elizabethan style performances and activities. A film crew from the British Council in Moscow captured some of the fun for an upcoming film about Shakespeare’s influence on international education in Russia.

Classical Music for Charity
Music teachers from The International School of Moscow recently held a charity concert at the Rosinka Conference Centre with all proceeds going to the Shuja Orphanage. Performing artists such as Alexey Scanavi and Dr. Paul Tkachenko, both teachers at ISM, performed a variety of classical pieces alongside their talented colleagues.