The Russian Cultural Garden is situated on the Western side of Martin Luther King Boulevard, North of Saint Clair Ave., South of I-90, right between MLK and Doan Brook. Beautiful stone bridge over the brook defines the Southern border of our park.
Cleveland Cultural Gardens is the unique phenomenon not only in America but also in the world. We celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the Cultural Gardens in 2016!
The first cultural garden, a Shakespeare Garden, has begun in 1916. The majority of the gardens were built in the 1920s and 1930s with money and labor from the WPA as well as the local ethnic communities. By 1939, there were 18 gardens.
Today, the Cleveland Cultural Gardens include fountains, decorative ironwork, and over 60 sculptures. The 30+ different cultural gardens include British, Chinese, Czech, Estonian, Latvian, Armenian, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Polish, and Slovenian gardens, among others. Among the newest gardens there are the Syrian garden, begun in May of 2011, and Albanian garden, begun in 2012.
Russian Garden, dedicated in September, 2018, already started cultural tradition -Maslenitsa, Russian pancake Festival that take place in the Rockefeller Park Greenhouse every year in early Spring.
Another cultural event started by the Russian Garden in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Garden and with the partners from Russia, Italy, United Kingdom and Greece is the Stars of Summer International Music Competition and Festival.
You may walk through the Gardens, using self-guided tour or you may order a tour via the Federation of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens .
To order the Russian-speaking guided tour over the Gardens, please e-mail us at Board@RussianGarden.org. Groups of 5+ people are welcome!
Members of the Friends of the Russian Cultural garden Club are entitled for free tour and 2 tickets for any of Russian Garden's events. Membership is $25/ year. You may pay via https://secure.qgiv.com/for/trcg/ or at any event.
You may also apply for membership right here on this page. Thank you for your support!
The Stars of Summer International Music Competition in the Cultural Gardens
The Russian Cultural Garden in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Garden, the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation and with the partners from Great Briatin congratulate the young vocalists and pianists who took part in the 3rd Annual the Stars of Summer International Music Competition in the Cultural Gardens.
Gala event started on the main stage at the Centennial Plaza of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens on Saturday, August 20, and due to weather, needed to move to the Hall of St. Casimir church.The School of Cleveland Ballet gave a stunning performance of one of the public favorites - Waltz of the Flowers from Nutcracker on the Centennial Plaza's stage. The winners of this year's competition performed at St. Casimir.
Gala concert of the winners of the Stars of Summer Piano and Vocal Competition became a beautiful tradition. This year, it was even more magnificent: Ukrainian-American composer Alexander Peskanov visited Cleveland to attend the Cleveland premiere of his Ukrainian Concerto #2 and to congratulate the young pianists who performed with the Cleveland Stars Orchestra.
The winners' concert took place on the lower level of the magnificent Italian Cultural Garden during One World Day Celebration on Sunday, August 28 between 1 and 4 pm. The Cleveland Stars Orchestra performed with the winners of the Piano Concerto award. The winners and laureates of the Stars of the Summer competition got their prizes and diplomas during the Awards ceremony.
Thank you very much!
Join The Friends And Supporters Of The Russian Cultural Garden - Become a Member of The Russian Cultural Garden Club!
Family membership fee - $25/year.
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Let's prove it together that Russian community is capable of combining our talent, enthusiasm, knowledge, organizational skills, and funds to create the outstanding Cultural Garden in honor of the rich Russian culture!
You may support us by joining the Russian Cultural Garden Club. All membership fees will help to reach this goal.
Your donations of any size are greatly appreciated!
Thank you for being such a good friend of the Russian Cultural Garden!