Performers 2020

12th Annual Russian Winter Festival

Folk Group "Barynya"
Barynya 2The festival’s headliner is a folk ensemble “Barynya” from New York, NY. It’s a well-known group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Barynya presents Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, Jewish and Gypsy Roma traditional dancing, music, songs, and virtuoso performances on instruments including the balalaika, garmoshka (Russian folk button accordion), Gypsy guitars, domra and violin. Founder of the group Mikhail Smirnov is hosting all performances by giving a short explanation of every number of the program in English. The ensemble performed at the Russian Winter Festival in the Capital Region in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2017. 

Children Folk Dance Ensemble "Kaleidoscope", Brooklyn, NY
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"Kaleidoscioe" children’s dance group has high artistic merit with abilities to perform Russian folk songs and dances with ease.





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