1954 book about the Cleveland Cultural Gardens is republished

July 25th, 2014

How cool is it that The Creative Endeavors of Jared Bendis (One World Day Festival’s  guru of all things web & social) republished this out-of-print 1954 book about the Cleveland Cultural Gardens called “Their Paths Are Peace: The Story of Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens”.
http://www.amazon.com/Their-Paths-Are-Peace-Clevelands/dp/1626130426/

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Concert in the Hungarian Cultural Garden

July 12th, 2014

You’re invited to a Free Concert this Sat July19th at 4:00PM. in the Hungarian Cultural Garden of Cleveland located between Martin Luther King Drive and East Blvd at 1070 E. Blvd. Free street parking.

There will be a strolling violinist and accordion player to entertain you while you stroll through the Gardens. They will also play in the main concert as well a string quartet from Chagrin Studio who will play Kodaly and costumed Hungarian Dancers will perform the third part of the event. Bring a picnic basket and a folding chair and experience the beauty of the Garden.  Gregory Polyak will be the MC.  You don’t have to be Hungarian to enjoy great music and costumed dancers. You don’t even have to pay for plane fare to go to Hungary. Just come to the Hungarian Cultural Garden and enjoy!

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Photo: Gregory Polyak

Photo: Brent Durken

Photo: Brent Durken

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Croatian Cultural Garden- Phase II Dedication

July 8th, 2014

Here is the official notice for our Phase II dedication. Please join us for the Dedication of Viseslav Krstionica and the completion of Phase II in the Croatian Cultural Garden on August 10, 2014 at 2 P.M. It promises to be a fun filled afternoon of entertainment!!! Limited seating so please bring your own lawn chair. For more information, please call 440.946.2044.

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“Grand Piano in the Russian Garden”

June 26th, 2014

Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland

Sunday, 24 August 2014 3:00-4:30 PM.

730 Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Russian Cultural Garden and Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation present the first annual Grand Piano in the Russian Garden concert , which will take place on the site of a future Russian Cultural Garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Rockefeller Park (across the street from the Armenian Cultural Garden, North of the Serbian Cultural Garden).


This concert will start the annual events “Grand Piano in the Russian Garden”, which, we hope, will become another lovely tradition, same as Opera in the Italian Garden or Liszt Festival in the Hungarian Garden. This year concert’s theme is Music and Musicians of the Cultural Gardens of Cleveland. There are thirteen busts of the famous musicians installed in seven different Gardens at Rockefeller Park. Their music will be presented by our performers.

Pieces by composers, honored in the Cultural Gardens of Cleveland, such as Chopin (Polish Garden), Liszt (Hungarian Garden), Verdi (Italian Garden), will be performed by brilliant Cleveland musicians (CIM, class of Sergey Babayan) Dmitry Tyurin and Nara Avetisyan , celebrity pianist from Russia - Second Prize and Russian Prize winner of 2013 Cleveland International Piano competition Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, and famous tenor, Laureate of International Contests, Honored Artist of Russia Mikhail Urusov.

FREE for public. Concert starts at 3:00 pm. 150 chairs will be provided but we expect more music lovers to come. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy!
Members of the Friends of the Russian Cultural garden Club are entitled for 2 reserved seats for this concert. Membership is $25/ year. You may pay via http://www.gofundme.com/russiangarden

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Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland 730 Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland 730 Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

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Cleveland Cultural Gardens Calendar of Events 2014

May 31st, 2014

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Cleveland Cultural Gardens Calendar of Events 2014

Here is the current list of events for the Cultural Gardens. More information will follow and this list will be updated. Keep checking back to get the up-to-date news and added events.

JUNE

Sunday, June 22  ” Annual Summer Celebration” in the Estonian Cultural Garden, 11:00AM

JULY

Saturday, July 12   “Golf Outing Fundraiser” for the Serbian Cultural Garden.

Saturday, July 19   Concert in the Hungarian Cultural Garden.  4:00 PM..  It’s free and open to all who like great music, ethnic costumed dancers. Bring a picnic basket, chair or blanket and enjoy.

Sunday, July 20     “Opera in the Italian Garden”, 6:00-7:30PM  Free classical music in a relaxed setting on the lawn. All your favorite selections from Italian opera. Lemon ice, wood fired pizza & free parking!

AUGUST

Sunday, Aug. 10  Croatian Garden Phase II dedication- 2 PM. A great afternoon of Croatian entertainment and food is planned to celebrate all the hard work put into completing phase II of our garden. We have made tremendous progress in the past five years since we embarked on this journey. Please plan on joining us

Sunday, Aug.24      Russian Cultural Garden will host the  “Grand Piano in the Russian Garden” 3:00 .-4:30 PM. Plan to enjoy beautiful Chopin music on August 24 in the Russian Cultural Garden. Music of the Cultural Gardens grand piano concert will feature Laureates of International Piano Competitions Arseny Tarasevich -Nikolaev, Nara Avetisyan and Dmitry Tyurin. There will be 150 chairs  provided but we expect more music lovers to come. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy! FREE for public.

SEPTEMBER

Sat. & Sun., Sept.13 &14  “One World Festival”  in the Cultural Gardens. A festival of music, arts, food, education and culture on Saturday (1-9pm) & Sunday (1-7pm), September 13 & 14, 2014 in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens in Rockefeller Park, along MLK and East Blvd. One World Day Festival and International Folk Festival will be combined this year. The International Folk Festival will immediately follow the Parade of Flags and One World Day ceremony on the main stage. Several stages of entertainment, roaming buskers, games, food vendors, artisans & more. FREE.

Thurs, Sept.18   “Cleveland Italian Film Festival” @ Cedar Lee, Atlas Cinemas Eastgate, Capital Theatre. Tickets: 216-456-8117

Thurs. Sept.25   “Cleveland Italian Film Festival” @ Cedar Lee, Atlas Cinemas Eastgate, Capital Theatre. Tickets: 216-456-8117

OCTOBER

Thurs., Oct. 2    “Cleveland Italian Film Festival” @ Cedar Lee, Atlas Cinemas Eastgate, Capital Theatre. Tickets: 216-456-8117.

Thurs., Oct. 9    “Cleveland Italian Film Festival” @ Cedar Lee, Atlas Cinemas Eastgate, Capital Theatre. Tickets: 216-456-8117.

Sat. Oct. 12     “International Community Day” at Ames Family Atrium

DECEMBER

Tues., Dec 9    CCGF Holiday Dinner

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