Congress of Russian Americans was a proud sponsor of the 32nd annual Russian Festival held at the Russian Center of San Francisco on the weekend of February 21, 22, 23, 2020.
Each year the festival brings together the Russian American community to celebrate “Maslenitsa” with 3 days of traditional Russian food, drink, desserts, arts & crafts and a variety of entertainment
featuring Russian dancers, musicians, singers in authentic colorful costumes. The Museum of Russian Culture is open throughout the 3 days and displays their collections, archival material and exhibits,
as is the Library with their collection of over 20,000 Russian books. Local Russian artists display their artwork, which can be purchased, as well as admired. Other arts & crafts for sale include Matrioshka
stacking dolls, Russian shawls, souvenirs and a large collection of jewelry of precious and semi-precious stones. CRA has a table throughout the 3 days of the festival with information about our organization,