Matryoshka is a traditional Russian gift which originally used to be a popular kids' toy. Nowadays it is one of the most famous souvenirs to take home or bring as a gift from Russia.The family-friendly activity includes a workshop with a professional artist when you make your own Matryoshka wooden doll and paint it in a company of a Russian family. Feel free to ask your hosts questions about Russian customs and lifestyle or simply enjoy a chit chat over a cup of tea with local snacks.
The Museum of Russian Art is the only major institution in North America devoted to Russian arts and culture. It's mission - Education, Enlightenment, and Engagement in the Art of Russia - enriches the lives of over 36,000 annual visitors. With six or more exhibitions and over 40 events per year, The Museum of Russian Art is a dynamic destination for tourists and local residents alike. The Museum of Russian Art is the easiest museum to get to in Minneapolis, located at the intersection of Diamond Lake Road and Interstate 35W, and with plentiful free parking available across the street at Mayflower church. Open daily and home to an award-winning gift shop of Russian wares, this is a must see museum in Minnesota's bountiful cultural community.
The exposition includes the world's only playing amber violin, a copy of the Amber room on a scale of 1: 20, gift Easter eggs in Russian traditions, objects of decorative and applied art and new directions - amber icons and three-dimensional portraits of prominent historical figures. The exhibition also presents an antique collection of Alexander Krylov, consisting of objects of the XIX and XX centuries.
The tour starts with a hotel pickup up or cruise port meeting (if you are a cruise traveler). Driving to the class studio our local guide will give you a brief overview of Russian culture and traditional holidays. As soon as you get to the studio, a local artist will teach you how to make Matryoshkas and give you a tour of his own works of art. It is an exciting journey in the world of exotic local painting and craft. While making your own doll you will have a chance to taste Russian tea – another fun experience. Russian tea is usually a mixture of local herbs including oregano and melissa.After class you can take your Matreshka home and present it to your family members or friends as a gift.
There’s no such thing as too much bling with Shine Bright, OPI’s new festive collection of show-stopping shades. The brand has collaborated with Swarovski Elements to bring to life the holidays’ twinkling lights. From exclusive packaging to marketing, Swarovski crystals are woven into this collection, adding genuine sparkle. Keep a little something for yourself and split this gift set into two gift-able sets, something for you and someone special. Shades Include: Alpine Snow Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Bubble Bath Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Big Apple Red Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Malaga Wine Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Tickle My France-y Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Lincoln Park After Dark Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Pompeii Purple Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Strawberry Margarita Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Russian Navy Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml) Kyoto Pearl Mini Nail Lacquer (3.75ml)
The walking tour along Whitehall and around Buckingham PalaceWe start our tour from the Nelson’s column at Trafalgar Square, along the Ministries and Admiralty buildings, the Prime Minister’s residence at 10 Downing Street, Old Scotland Yard and into the Royal Parks of London. You will have a chance to take pictures of soldiers of the Household Cavalry in their bright uniforms, witness the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, and feed squirrels in St James’s Park which also is home to white pelicans given originally as a gift to the English King by the Russian Tsar in 1660’s.The tour is in Russian.
Guided tour to Abrau Durso will take you to the most famous Russian wine cellars where sparkling wine is produced and stored. Abrau-Durso today is a modern technically advanced company with a great history dating back to the days of tsar Alexander II.The tour includes:- excursion in the wine cellars- detailed description of classical and modern style of sparkling wine production - sparkling wine tasting- visit to the official gift shop
Erscheinungsdatum: 26.07.2011, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Keys to the Gift, Titelzusatz: A Guide to Vladimir Nabokov's Novel, Autor: Leving, Yuri // Leving, Eiiurii, Verlag: Academic Studies Press, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: LITERARY CRITICISM // Russian & Former Soviet Union // Russland // UdSSR // Sowjetunion, Rubrik: Literaturwissenschaft // Slawische, Seiten: 564, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Gewicht: 959 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
This private wine tour will take you and your loved ones to the best wineries in Sonoma, Napa and Russian River. Our years of experience in quality wine touring has allowed us to share the best kept secrets in value for those visiting the wine capital of California. Our concierge will help you plan out the best day possible based on your wine preferences as well as help customize a gift half case of wine your group will receive at the end of your wine tour. (Gift wines are from local wineries that do NOT distribute nationally.) On this wine tour, you can expect: Exceptional service from our chauffeurs and concierge wine experts Luxury sedan & SUV transport Golden Gate Bridge stop Inexpensive wine tasting(s) options.For group sizes larger than 7 persons, please contact supplier for specific details and changes per group size