Richmond Hill Art Sputnik 2015 Festival

Alex Severinets

Alex Severinets

  Alexei Severinets is a jazz/fusion/world music guitarist based in Greater Toronto Area Province of Ontario, Canada. Alexei calls himself to be a proud Canadian for many years by now. However, beginning of his life and his young adult years he spent in his native Belarus of which heritage he […]

Alina Sahakyan

Alina Sahakyan

  Alina Sahakyan was born in Russia and grew up in Yerevan, Armenia. She began to study Fine Arts at the age of thirteen. On the period from 1992 to 1997, Alina were getting her Bachelor and Mater degree in Fine Art at the Yerevan Pedagogical University in Armenia and […]

Andrei Kartuzov

Andrei Kartuzov

  Andrei Kartuzov is Musical Director of Russian Youth Theatre based in Great Toronto Area. The theatre was established in 2000 by Nikolay Cherkasov and Andrei Kartuzov, and since then it has been presented 24 shows to Russian speaking audience. For three shows Andrei created music. In 2015 he performed […]

Andrei Kovalev

Andrei Kovalev

  Born and raised in Moscow, Russia. Attended the Krasnopresnenskaya Art School. Entered the Moscow State Pedagogical University Art Faculty. Graduated with a Masters in Fine Art. He has had six solo and numerous group exhibitions arround the world (Moscow; New York; Toronto; Neu-Ulm, Bavaria) His paintings and drawings are […]

Andrew Maidanik

Andrew Maidanik

  Andrew Maidanik is an award winning Toronto based portrait and travel photographer specializing in classic portraiture, as well as corporate, fashion, wedding and food photography. Andrew’s works have been published in a number of photography textbooks, albums, magazines and newspapers including ELLE, L’Oficiel, PRO FOTO, Globe & Mail and […]

Anna Khokhlova

Anna Khokhlova

  Anna Khokhlova. I was born December 1, 1978, in an old Siberian city Irkutsk, Russia. It is located close to picturesque Baikal Lake. Before I came to Canada, I lived in this city and studied there too. From 1996-2000 I was studying in Irkutsk Art College specializing in Decorative-Applied […]

Elena Karguina

Elena Karguina

  I was born in Magnitogorsk (South of Urals), brought up on fairy tales by Pavel Bazhov such as “The Mistress of the Copper Mountain”, “The Malachite Box” and “The Tale of the Stone Flower”, surrounded by beautiful Ural minerals and jewellery made of semi-precious stones. No wonder I fell […]

Evgenia Davidov

Evgenia Davidov

  I was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan and completed my formal education in Kazakh State University in 1980, in the field of arts. Living in Israel from early 1990, I participated in exhibitions in Haifa, Nethania, Jaffa and Jerusalem; my works were selling in many gallerias through the country. Since […]

Fishel Pustilnik

Fishel Pustilnik

Fishel Pustilnik, composer and musician plays piano, saxophone and violin. For many years, he successfully worked in Russia as a musical director with a very famous pop group “True Friends”. His compositions were constantly performed on radio and television. Fishel Pustilnik currently resides with his family in Toronto where he […]

Inga Rozina

Inga Rozina

  I design and make jewelry and crochet accessories. When I was a child, I liked to copy drawings from postcards and was passionate about macrame and crochet. By education, I am a nurse,but with the movement to Canada,I had to study English and get used to a new place. […]

Jakob Wainshtein

Jakob Wainshtein

  Jakob Wainshtein is a Renaissance man, born in 1944 in Stalingrad, Russia. He graduated from high school in 1961 in Vilnius, Lithuania and was accepted to Moscow University of Aviation, Russia. Jakob graduated with high honors in 1968 with a Master’s Degree in Spacecraft and Missile Engineering from one […]

Katerina Atapina

Katerina Atapina

Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Education, Advanced Design Diploma, ARCAF member, Markham Art council member, Ontario Craft Council member, Provincial RGD member Katerina Atapina is an artist and an educator as well as Art school owner. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts and Education from Belarusian […]

Katharine Zagumenov

Katharine Zagumenov

I am from Kiev, Ukraine. I graduated from Polytechnic University; I am working as engineer designer for many years. I first fell in love with silk painting 20 years ago back in Ukraine. Since then I was dreaming to learn how to paint on silk. Few years ago I started […]

Lyudmila Malikov

Lyudmila Malikov

“I fell in love with seed beads in 2009 after I’ve attended Bead Oasis show here in Toronto. I was very crafty my whole life, but never I had so much fun making something as I have now making jewelry with seed beads. It’s very time consuming process, but I […]

Pavel Mirzoyan

Pavel Mirzoyan

  The relentless pursuit of design ingenuity, and a passion for all kinds of art, are what makes Pavel’s work so great. Pavel’s life has always included art: studying fine arts at university in Armenia, to theater productions, to graphic design and who knows what the future holds? www.pmart.ca  

Stas Vitort

Stas Vitort

  Stas Vitort born in Moscow, Russia is a graduate from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music with a Master in Music in Operatic Arts. His vocal talents and skills are diverse, ranging from Opera style as a powerful tenor, to other styles such as rock music. His previous honors […]

Svetlana Lavrenova

Svetlana Lavrenova

  Svetlana Lavrenova was born in Belarus. She graduated from an university with a degree in engineering. In parallel, Svetlana graduated from music school and then college of music in vocal. Starting from 10 year-old age she participated in many music competitions both solo and as a member of a […]

Tamara Harutyunyan

Tamara Harutyunyan

Tamara is a Canadian artist of Armenian heritage. She graduated from Yerevan College of Arts, Visual Arts Department of the Yerevan University (Master of Fine Arts), and Saint Petersburg Art Academy. Tamara is a full-time artist; her works can be found in private collections throughout the world in Europe, USA […]

Victor Khomenko

Victor Khomenko

  Viktor is from Kiev, Ukraine. He graduated “Gliera” Music College in Kiev, worked at National Ukrainian Concert organization, Theatre of Estrada, show group “Freilex”. In Canada since 1991. Viktor performs with many famous musicians like Ahmed Mitchell, David West, Robi Botos, Frank Botos, Stan Fomin, Vasil Popadiuk, Alex Severinets […]

Victor Molev

Victor Molev

  Victor Molev was born in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) in 1955. He graduated from architecture faculty in 1976 and worked as an architect and theatre set painter. He immigrated to Israel in 1990. Victor was a member of the association of artists and sculptors in Israel. He is a painter […]

Vlad Kurchevskis

Vlad Kurchevskis

  Vladimir Kurchevskis was born in Riga Latvia. Inspired by the creative and physical aspect of the art of dance, Vlad chose this sport because of his love for emotional expressions. Trained in Latvia and Moscow by renowned coaches including Colin James, Victor Nikovsky, Sergey Duvanov and Svetlana Tveryanovitch, his […]

Yuri Ruzhyev

Yuri Ruzhyev

      stage and screen ACTOR, theater CREATOR, DIRECTOR & WRITER, cabaret PERFORMER, DANCER & IMPERSONATOR, circus ACROBAT & CLOWN, events CREATOR & HOST and weddings MASTER of CEREMONIES. Visit Yuri’s official web site – www.rushow.ru


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ARCAF – the Association of Russian-speaking Craftspeople, Artists, and Fashion Designers (www.arcaf.ca) is an organization dedicated to promote Russian-speaking artists, designers, craftsmen and musicians of various backgrounds and cultural traditions. This year ARCAF is organizing a Multicultural Festival and Fair called “Richmond Hill Art Sputnik 2015” on Sep 19-20, 2015 in co-operation with Richmond Hill municipality.

Celebrating its fifth year a two-day Multicultural Art, Music, Fashion Festival and Fair will showcase works by famous contemporary artists and craftspeople, a variety of music genres from folk to jazz, new fashion designers and trends. Plus, art & craft classes, activities and special events for children!

With the spotlight on Arts, this vibrant annual festival brings together different businesses supporting artists and craftspeople. More than 80 exhibitors are expected to participate. This multicultural event annually brings together various businesses and over 5,000 visitors, offering a unique opportunity to reach the rapidly growing communities of GTA and Ontario.

 

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Event Objectives

  • Showcase diverse cultures and promote cultural exchange among existing communities.
  • Facilitate economic cooperation providing opportunities through cultural interaction of different communities.
  • Promote the goodwill of corporate sponsors within ethnic communities.
  • Reflect the contributing spirit of GTA ethnic communities in Canada’s diverse cultural mosaic.

Festival and Fair fact sheet
Who:
Musicians, artists, craftsmen, designers, art schools, folk dancing groups, music schools, singers, businesses from the GTA communities.
To whom:
The multicultural communities of GTA and Ontario;
For those who are interested in promoting their goods and services and business cooperation in GTA and Ontario.
What:
Musical performances from folk to jazz;
Fine Arts and Crafts exhibition;
Fashion show.

The event time –

DAY 1
Sat Sep 19 2015

12 PM – 7 PM
Fine Arts and Crafts exhibition,
3 PM – 5 PM
Kids Music Schools performances,
4 PM – 6 PM
Fashion Show
7 PM – 9 PM
“Sounds of the Fall” concert by multiple performers.
DAY 2
Sun Sep 20 2015

12 PM – 7 PM
Fine Arts and Crafts exhibition,
4 PM – 6 PM
Fashion Show
7 PM – 9 PM
“Music For Your Soul” concert by The Cates Fomin Project band and friends.

 

The location –

RHCPA

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts

10268 Yonge Street,
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B7