The Russian Meal Time Etiquette

Russian have unique culture. Sometimes, their culture can’t explaining easily. From daily activities, fashion, until meal time, Russian culture so amazingly unique. Russian etiquette is unique as always since 19th century. Although, every country has their unique etiquette. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, russian meal time etiquette was art. All is meaningful, even […]

The Russian Business Dining Etiquette (must know!)

Russia is a multicultural country that is influenced by various cultures. One that dominates there is the culture of Greek Orthodox Church that has penetrated into the joints of the life of the people of the Red Bear State. In addition, Russian diversity is also enlivened by the Orthodox Slavic culture, the Islamic Tatars, the […]

What is Balalaika ? Get to know it’s history

Music is the key of life, some people has this opinion until now. No doubt that we have to listening to music every day. But that’s not about pure music we’re talking about right now. Music is the part of the culture too. Why? Because the music we’re talking about is the music that were […]

Facts of Balalaika as Russian Music Instruments

In the middle 17th century there was a music performer, that always performed at several events, like, weddings, birthday party, etc. The performer called “The Skomorohi“, they were always a big star in any events. But, somehow the authorities never liked them. Because, they thought “The Skomorohi” are performing evil and witchcraft. Even  though, their melody […]

Get to Know the History of Russian Icons

Icon (Greek for ‘image’) are a work of art with religious influence, most commonly in the form of painting and with Orthodox Christianism influences. The most common subject for this art is the Virgin Mary, Christ, and Angels, with the painting done on various surfaces such as wood, metal, walls, stone, paper, or even glass […]

The History of Russian Ballet That Will Amaze You!

In Russia, Ballet carries the feel of its original Italian origin, yet still feels distinctly Russian. This art of rigid, storytelling dance has evolved into a highly appreciated form of art alongside theatre and circus, and it blends classicism and folk dancing into a beautiful assimilation that retains the beauty of both its original ‘parents’. […]

History of The Russian Circus

Russia’s performance arts are highly regarded throughout history, and not even an art associated with silliness change that. In spite of the stereotypical knowledge of circuses as a place consisting of huge comical red tent and people wearing strange costumes, circus is taken really seriously. Jokes are even made, saying even if there are clowns […]

4 Interesting Facts of Russian Meal Time Etiquette

Even with the influence of global culture entering almost any country, including Russia, the Russian dining culture stays relatively intact from the influence, with a select few instances of adopting Western dining etiquette. Due to this, it is possible for visitors to be confused or overwhelmed during their trip as sometimes the rules may seem […]

5 Interesting Facts About Russians’ Love For Vodka

The connection between Russia and vodka is almost negatively stereotypical, with many people thinking of the clear alcoholic drink the moment Russia crosses their minds. However, there are reasons why this stereotype persists, some can be seen in the article Facts about Vodka  For foreigners, the love for alcohol in Russia can be shocking. We are […]

History of The Famous Russian Theatre

Theatres bring the stories from paper to life, allowing the expression of self in a way that entertains people and conveys a message. This art is practiced throughout the world, each affected by the country’s own culture, and Russia is no exception. In Russia the St. Petersburg and Moscow are known as cultural centres, partially […]