Chelyabinsk Weekend Guide

Dear Students!

There are tons of fun things you can do in Chelyabinsk. Below, we’ve picked seven exciting events the city has to offer this weekend. It’s time to get some tickets and make those freedom evenings count! Don’t forget to leave your comment about the events on Vk and Facebook.

September 28, 18:30

September 29, 22:00

Rodina Organ and Chamber Music Hall

Jazz & Pipe Organ Festival

Jazz & Pipe Organ Festival is the only place in the world where you can enjoy the world’s best jazz music that never goes out of fashion, and some of the most exciting improvisations performed…. on the organ! The ultimate King of All Musical Instruments is not that easy to master in the first place, but adapting jazz music for the organ is the next level of mastery. Make sure you don’t miss it!

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September 29, 18:45

Pushkin Cinema


One week. One world. One festival. During the week of September 27 - October 7, Chelyabinsk hosts Manhattan Short Film Festival, an annual event that attracts people on six continents. The Festival takes place in over 350 cities around the world, screening nine short films more than 1000 times. On entry to Pushkin Cinema, you will be handed a ballot card to vote for the best short film and actor at the program’s conclusion. Each and every voice will be sent to the headquarters to announce this year’s winner. 

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September 29, 30

Chelyabinsk Art Gallery

Russian Art: XVIII - XX centuries

The exhibition showcases the development of the Russian art throughout the three centuries. Among the displayed are portraits by Dmitry Levitzky, Orest Kiprensky, Vasily Tropinin, Alexey Venetsianov, Ivan Makarov, and Vasily Perov. The exhibition also features the greatest masterpieces by such prominent landscape artists as Ivan Shishkin, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Isaac Levitan, and Vasily Polenov. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of bright and vibrant colours with impressionist paintings by Petr Petrovichev and Nicolai Fechin, Cubo-futuristic works by Vera Pestel, and the surreal forms by Alexander Rodchenko.

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September 29, 30

Chelyabinsk Museum of Fine Arts

The Big Urals Exhibition

The Big Urals Exhibition is an ambitious art project by the Artists’ Union of the Russian Federation. Every five years, Russian painters display their outstanding works and demonstrate the development and achievements of the Ural’s artistic life.

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September 29, 30

Chelyabinsk Art Gallery

Western European Porcelain Exhibition

If you have not yet seen the permanent exhibition of porcelain at Chelyabinsk Art Gallery, then schedule your visit for this weekend. Enjoy the rich collection of rare and precious porcelain by finest Viennese and Bavarian artisans.

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September 30, 17:00

Chelyabinsk State Academic Drama Theatre n.a. Naum Orlov

Out of Order or No. 13

Traditional English Comedy in 2 acts (2,5 hours)

A Government Junior Minister Richard Willey is planning to spend the evening with a beautiful typist behind his wife’s back. A posh hotel, picturesque view of the Houses of Parliament, and exciting night ahead…. huh, they wish! The cheating couple finds a dead body trapped in the hotel’s window.  Will they get out of this sticky situation? Oh yes, but they will make you laugh your head off!

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September 30, 18:00

Chelyabinsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre


Opera in 2 acts (1,5 hours)

Iolanta is the last and the most mysterious opera by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. In his touching story, a beautiful princess, blind from birth, is kept in the dark by her family. Iolanta feels something important is missing from her life, but no one dares to tell her the truth afraid of making her unhappy. One day, a chance meeting turns her life upside down revealing the true light she had been longing for.

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