Leo N. Tolstoy's Centennial Festival, 1910-2010
Friday October 22 to Sunday October 24, 2010
City of Long Beach, California — 4 Locations.
Events — Tentative Festival Schedule Day
Friday, October 22 6 pm - 9 pm
Evening Guest Reception
Sochi-Long Beach Sister City Association, Broadway @ Cedar
Saturday, October 23
9 am - 4 pm
Pyramid Annex Conference Center, California-State University - Long Beach, Aetherton St & Merriam Way, 2nd floor. FREE
Saturday, October 23 6 pm - 9 pm
Unitarian Church Hall, 5450 Atherton Street
Sunday, October 24 1:30 pm - 4 pm
The Last Station
The Art Theatre Of Long Beach, 2025 East 4th Street $15
Sunday, October 24 5 pm - 9 pm
Sochi-Long Beach Sister City Association, Broadway @ Cedar $15
- Vladimir Tolstoy, Director, The State Memorial and Natural Preserve Leo Tolstoy Museum-Estate "Yasnaya Polyana", Tula province, Russian Federation; and great-great-grandson of Lev Tolstoy
- Yelena Tolstoya, Oxford UK, great-great-great grand daughter daughter of Lev Tolstoy.
- Sochi-Long Beach Sister City Association — Richard Maderia, phone:
- Department of Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures, California State University-Long Beach — Dr. Harold Schefski, phone: 562-985-8525
- Support the Tolstoy Foundation, Yasnaya Polyana, Tula Province, Russia
- Honored guest is Sergey I. Tolstoy, Director
- Fund-raising Russian dinner, $50/plate, Unitarian Church, Long Beach
- Bring scholars, students and the public together to share knowledge
- Travel donations are requested to bring Dr. Donskov and John Woodsworth from Canada
- Show and discuss the film "The Last Station", Art Theatre, Long Beach.
- Film director is invited
- Festival Faire, Sochi-Long-Beach Sister City Association offices.
- Russian art and craft displays and vendors
- Russian food, samovar chai
- Russian singing
- Tolstoy book sales
In the News
- "Leo N. Tolstoy's Centennial Festival, 1910-2010" event flyer — JPG — DOCX
- Events calendar, California, Russian Life, July-August, 2010.
- Leo N. Tolstoy's Centennial Festival , Russian Literary Festival Web site, Long Beach CA
- Tolstoy Festival Coming to Long Beach, Turkish-North American Business Alliance, portfoliolab, August 29, 2009.
Other Tolstoy Centennial Events Around the World
- 2010 April 25 — Legacy of Lev N. Tolstoy to the World, by Koozma J. Tarasoff, season opening of The Doukhobor Discovery Centre, Castlegar, BC, Canada.
- 2010 August 11-15 — Tolstoy and World Literature 2010, conference, Yasnaya Polyana, Tula province, Russian Federation.
- 2010 September 22-24 — "Lev Tolstoy (Centenary): Peace, War and Politics," University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC Canada — PDF 16MB — JPG 111K
Previous Russian Literature Festivals in Long Beach
- 2009 - The Dostoyevsky Festival — Brochure — Program — 2 days
- 2006 - Pushkin legacy celebrated
- 2006 - Pushkin legacy celebrated, Press-Telegram, Long Beach — 4 days