Bilingual Russian-English speaking Master of Ceremonies and tamada Mikhail and best Russian-American DJ Pushkin provided entertainment and music for Emanuel and Lucy's wedding at the Historic Old Bermuda Inn on Staten Island, New York. Exact address: The Historic Old Bermuda Inn, 301 Veterans Rd W, Staten Island, NY 10309.
Program of the evening included Grand Entrance announcement during the ceremony, group photo, Blessing Over The Challah Bread Ritual, Hora Dance,
First Dance (One Republic: All this time),
Best dance couple of the year,
First Toast and GOR'KO introduction,
Toast from Brides mother,
Toast from groom’s Parents,
Trivia for the guests
“DO WE REALLY KNOW THE NEWLYWEDS”,
"CONSTITUTION OF THE FAMILY" – «ÊÎÍÑÒÈÒÓÖÈß ÑÅÌÜÈ»,
Russian Salad Quiz,
MOTHER/ Daugter Dance (Taisia Povalii - Mamochka),
Mother/Son Dance (Il Divo - Mama),
"SECRETS OF THE NEWLYWEDS" - «ÑÅÊÐÅÒÛ ÌÎËÎÄÎÆÅÍÎÂ»,
Maid Of Honor Toast,
"MIND GAME" – ÈÃÐÀ «ÓÃÀÄÛÂÀÍÈÅ ÌÛÑËÅÉ»,
Best Man Toast,
"SOUND TRACKS GAME" – ÈÃÐÀ «ÓÃÀÄÀÉ ÌÓÇÛÊÓ ÈÇ ÊÈÍÎ»,
Bride’s Uncle Toast,
Cutting the Wedding Cake,
Wedding Flowers Tossing
Final speach of the Newlyweds.
Russian Themed Surprice Birthday Party, Chinar On The Island, Staten Island, New York, Russian dancers, musicians, singers, MC, Tamada, October 24, 2020
On Saturday, October 24th, 2020 five members of ensemble Barynya - Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, vocals, guitar), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Alisa (dancer), Konstantin Tulinov (dancer), and Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass) - provided entertainment during Russian themed Surprice Birthday Party at the Chinar On The Island, 283 Sand Ln, Staten Island, NY 10305. The company met the Guest of Honor Ñåðãåé Âëàäèìèðîâè÷ at the door with Bread and Salt ceremony followed by CHAROCHKI (âåëè÷àëüíàÿ äëÿ èìåíèííèêà) dressed in traditional costumes with live music, and the Russian Bear. When guests were seated inside dancers and musicians provided a program with musicians playing the balalaika, garmoshka, balalaika contrabass, singing popular Russian songs, dancers performing several dance selections including Russian, Ukrainian, Gypsy, Jewish, Tatar with multiple costume changes. Artistic director of ensemble Barynya Mikhail Smirnov took care of Tamada/MC entertainment introducing toasts, and doing couple of games and trivia with guests, Guest of Honor and his wife.