Holidays in Russia: A Guide

This resource provides a list of those holidays of cultural importance in Russia. Dates, days off, and histories of the holidays are all included. Long Weekends and Extra Days Off by Semester for 2021 Spring Summer Fall February 21-23 March 6-8 May 1-3 May 8-10 June 12-14 November 4-7 New Year / Новый Год December […]

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Quarantine Diaries: Вторая волна коронавируса в России

Quarantine Diaries is a series of free language lessons from SRAS. Each lesson can take a variety of forms but all focus on building intermediate and advanced vocabulary and listening skills. Read the text and familiarize yourself with the new vocabulary (you can hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation). Then, watch […]

Quarantine Diaries: Психическое здоровье во время карантина

Quarantine Diaries is a series of free language lessons from SRAS. Each lesson can take a variety of forms but all focus on building intermediate and advanced vocabulary and listening skills. Read the text and familiarize yourself with the new vocabulary (you can hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation). Then, watch […]

Quarantine Diaries: Новый год и пандемия

Quarantine Diaries is a series of free language lessons from SRAS. Each lesson can take a variety of forms but all focus on building intermediate and advanced vocabulary and listening skills. Read the text and familiarize yourself with the new vocabulary (you can hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation). Then, watch […]

Holidays in Poland: A Guide

This resource provides a list of those holidays of cultural importance in Poland. Dates, days off, and histories of the holidays are all included. Note that in Poland nearly everything closes for public holidays! Be aware and plan your holiday shopping in advance! Long Weekends and Extra Days Off  by Semester in 2021 Spring Summer […]

Holidays in Ukraine: A Guide

This resource provides a list of those holidays of cultural importance in Ukraine. Dates, days off, and histories of the holidays are all included. Long Weekends and Extra Days Off by Semester for 2021 Spring Summer Fall Winter March 8 May 1-4, 8-10 June 19-21 June 28 August 24 October 14 December 25, 27 January […]

Holidays in Russia: A Guide

This resource provides a list of those holidays of cultural importance in Russia. Dates, days off, and histories of the holidays are all included. Long Weekends and Extra Days Off by Semester for 2021 Spring Summer Fall February 21-23 March 6-8 May 1-3 May 8-10 June 12-14 November 4-7 New Year / Новый Год December […]

Music Box: Belarussian Folksongs Presented in Cartoons

Music Box (Музычная скарбонка) is a series of a few Belarusian short animated films that illustrate and give context to Belarusian folk songs. They were released in 2009 and 2012 by Belarusfilm (Беларусьфільм), the country’s national film studio. They range from three to about 10 minutes long. The series includes songs from a range of […]

The Veryovka Ukrainian Folk Choir

The Veryovka Ukrainian Folk Choir (Національний заслужений академічний український народний хор України імені Г. Г. Верьовки; the name in full means “The National Distinguished Academic Ukrainian Folk Choir of Ukraine Named for G. Veryovka”). The choir was founded in 1943 by the USSR’s Council of People’s Commissars in Kharkiv to promote and spread Ukrainian folk […]

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