Russian Culture Week in Marbella 2016

By Salma Hwedi on - 4m. reading time

To be imbued with the Russian culture while staying in sunny Marbella, visit other great cities of the Costa del Sol and, of course, just have a great time – it is possible attending the Russian Culture Week which will be held from September 28 to October 2, 2016.


Russian Culture Week is organized annually since 2004. It really is a unique event, as its main goals are to support Russian language and Russian culture in the south of Spain, as well as to attract Russian tourists in the off-season. A lot of publishers and journalists from Russia, cultural figures, representatives of the Russian diaspora and visitors from all over Europe will visit Russian Week. The guests will experience an unforgettable cultural program with performances by well-known and talented artists, a sightseeing of the most beautiful places of the Costa del Sol and a magnificent event – a gala dinner «Baile de las Flores».

The Russian Week program

Every year, the organizers of this extraordinary event delight their viewers with a varied program. This 2016 year the program of the Russian Week will be no exception, rich with exciting and interesting events.

The Russian Week, will kick-off on Wednesday the 28th September, with a welcoming dinner right after the arrival of the guests at Malaga airport and their accommodation in Marbella’s hotel Los Monteros.

On Thursday, 29 September, the guests will go on a trip to Seville, where they will meet with students and professors of the Seville University, which will be followed by having lunch with the rectors of the universities and the business representatives. Further on, the plan is have a sightseeing tour of Seville and up on returning to the hotel in Marbella, a dinner will be served to all of the guests.

Friday, September the 30th will be an interesting and intense day.

A gala dinner Baile del las flores will be held In the restaurant "La Cabañe" in the hotel "Los Monteros". It is an unforgettable evening that will begin with a glass of champagne with a variety of snacks for every taste, while admiring the magnificent view of the sea, and later, to treat yourself to a gourmet cuisine and drinks from the chef and sommelier.

While having dinner guests can enjoy an extraordinary competition for the best dress of flowers. The winner will be chosen by the jury - the special guests of the Russian Week Tatyana Mihalkova (the Chairman of the charity fund "Russian Silhouette") and Polina Gagarina (singer, actress, owner of the 2nd place in the contest "Eurovision 2015").

After the contest expect a show of the soloist of the Moscow theater "Novaya Opera" Yaroslav Abaimov and the owner of a charming soprano Claudia Sierra Cerezo; as well as performance of a cheerful musical group - the Klas Band.

On Saturday, the 1st of October, there will be a master class and an exhibition of works by Elena Lutsenko - the main artist of the theater "SHUT", the laureate of the K.S. Stanislavsky State Prize and the winner of the state award "Achievements in literature and art". There will be a performance by the Voronezh puppet theater "SHUT" with the play "Kashtanka" by A.P. Chekhov. In addition to the event, there will be a special section of the exhibition, featuring works of the talented children that will be participate in a separate contest of art. Then, after a creative program, the guests of the Russian Week will visit the city of Estepona.

On Sunday, October the 2nd - the day before the departure the participants Russian Week, will go on an excursion to the rich in its nature, Benahavis, after that they will visit a pearl of Marbella – the famous Puerto Banus.

On Monday September the 3rd, will be a departure of the Russian Week guest to the Malaga airport.

Collaborator Salma Hwedi