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2010 Russian Festival in Baltimore

Oct. 15-17, 2010


The Russian Festival in Baltimore is one of the city's longest-running ethnic festivals. Organized by Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church, it features food, music, and crafts from Russia.

The 2010 edition is the 37th-annual Russian Festival in Baltimore.

2010 Russian Festival

Date: Oct. 15-17, 2010
Hours: Noon to 9 p.m. on the 15th, and 16th, Noon to 6 p.m. on the 17th
Location: 1723 East Fairmount Ave. The festival is held under a large tent one block east of Broadway between Fells Point and Johns Hopkins Hospital
Admission: Free on Friday the 15th, $2 on the 16th and 17th

Entertainment Schedule

Oct. 15

5:00 p.m. - Opening procession, presentation of festival icon

Oct. 16

1:00 p.m. - Lyman Ukrainian Dance Group
2 - Samovar (live music)
4 - Lyman Ukrainian Dance Group
7 - The Washington Balalaika Society

Oct. 17

1:00 p.m. - Lyman Ukrainian Dance Group
4 - The Beltway Balalaikas Ensemble


The following food will be available. It is all made by the church's parishioners. Credit cards are accepted.

Homemade Russian Breads

  • Hoska (Braided Sweet Bread)
  • Kulich (Easter Bread)
  • Makovy Roulet (Poppy Seed Rolls)
  • Babka (Sweet Cheese Bread)
  • Vishnovaya Babka (Cherry Bread)
  • Shokoladnaya Babka (Chocolate Bread)
  • Rzhanoy (Rye Bread)
  • Karavai (Large Loaf Bread)

Traditional Russian Foods

  • Kolbasa (Sausage)
  • Holupky (Stuffed Cabbage)
  • Holushki (Fried Noodles with onion)
  • Kasha (Buckwheat)
  • Kuritsa Kotlety (Chicken Patties)
  • Goviazhii Kotlety (Beef Patties)
  • Vareniky (Pierogies)
  • Shashlyk (Shish Kabob)
  • Buzhenina (Pork Loin)
  • Govyadina na Grille (Grilled Beef)
  • Sosiski (Hot Dogs)
  • Kapusta (Sauerkraut)
  • Salad iz Kapusty (Cabbage Salad)
  • Zelenaya Fasol (Green Beans)
  • Borsch (Beet Soup)
  • Blini (Crepes)
  • Blinchky (Stuffed Crepes)
  • Marinovanye Yaichky (Pickled Eggs)
  • Kartofelnye Oladi (Potato Pancakes)

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