Past lectures are available to stream on the CREECA Podcast.

Igor Zhuk in Concert

Memorial Union 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI

A performance by Igor Zhuk, an acclaimed Ukrainian bard.

Ice Cream Social – Russian Flagship Program

Memorial Union 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Looking for a unique opportunity? Check out the UW-Madison Russian Flagship Program! The Russian Flagship is a federally funded program that provides opportunities for undergraduate students of any major to reach a professional level of competence in …

Russian Fall Festival

Concerto Room (241B) Gordon Dining & Events Center 770 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI

Join us for a fall fair (ярмарка) celebrating Russian language and culture!

Russian New Year Celebration

Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Residence Hall 640 Elm Dr, Madison, WI

Celebrate the end of the semester with Russian-themed food, music, crafts, and other fun activities!

Maslenitsa – Russian Mardi Gras

Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Residence Hall 640 Elm Dr, Madison, WI

Eat lots of buttery blini (Russian pancakes), burn a scarecrow to symbolize the end of winter, practice or learn some Russian along the way.


CANCELLED: Nauryz: Central Eurasian Spring Festival

Eagle Heights Community Center 611 Eagle Heights Dr., Madison, WI

Location: Eagle Heights Community Center This family-friendly event is open to everyone! Experience the traditions of this joyful spring holiday celebrated all over the world: Sample cuisine from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and other Central Eurasian …

CANCELLED: 2020 Wisconsin ACTR Olympiada of Spoken Russian


Update: Unfortunately, the 2020 Wisconsin Olympiada of Spoken Russian has been canceled. Overview The American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) was founded in 1974 as an association of language and area professionals involved with …

Film Showing: Welcome to the USA (2019)

Marquee Cinema 1308 W Dayton St, Madison, Wisconsin

Where: Marquee Cinema, Union South When: October 27, 2021  7PM Aliya is a 36-year-old Kazakh lesbian woman. For the first time in her life, she tried to play the Green Card Lottery and won. Now …