On the 1st of
November 2014, Tulane University and Moscow Nights will co-host our annual TIDES
program ~ providing Tulane University's Russian Studies students a taste of
Russian culture. The annual autumn field trip gives students the
opportunity to step into an educational experience ~ into a world of
Russian hospitality, cuisine and entertainment.
Moscow Nights performed at the 15th Annual
Chekhov International Theater Festival "Melikhovskaya Vesna" ~ "Spring In
Melikhovo". Our first steps onto a global stage was hailed as a huge
success by the Russian press. Audience members and theater critics alike were
left speechless ~ oft times with tears streaming from their eyes ~ over the
strength of the performances given by Scott M. Jefferson and Diana E. H. Shortes
in Moscow Nights Presents: "I Take Your Hand In Mine!"
Moscow Nights, Inc is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Russian culture through theatrical and music presentations, festivals, and educational programs. Based in the Greater New Orleans area, Moscow Nights, Inc brings the riches of Russian folk and classical culture and the spirit of internationalism to Louisiana audiences, adding another colorful layer to the vibrant mix of local cultural celebrations.
Click here to watch video from Mar-April 2013, "Cinderella"
Click here to view images from Mar-April 2013, "Cinderella"
Click here to view images from February 14, 2011, "I Take Your Hand in Mine"
Click here to view images of Winter Festival 2010
In 1880, Russia’s Grand Duke Alexei visited
Louisiana. Perhaps the highlight of this trip was the moment this real blueblood bowed down to the Kings of the New Orleans Carnival.
At that moment, Russian culture touched a people with a strong presence and a vibrant personality all their own.
Well over 100 years later, Moscow Nights, Inc. continues that grand tradition started by the celebrated son of Tsar Alexander II, adding a bit of Russian excitement to an area well known for French, Spanish, Sicilian, and African traditions.
Moscow Nights is a non-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization in the greater New Orleans area that is dedicated to enlightening audiences on various aspects of Russian and Eastern European culture. Through it's activities, Moscow Nights provides both Russians and non-Russians alike with artistic performances and intellectual programs that bring a bit of Russian culture to a Louisiana audience.
Click here to learn more about the beginning of Moscow Nights
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