Lyudmila Rumina's Moscow Cultural folkore centre

Moscow Cultural Folklore Centre, main entrance.

The Moscow cultural folklore centre was created by the resolution of the Moscow Government. The founder of the MCFC is the city of Moscow represented by the Department of Culture of Moscow.

The creator, the first art director and chief director of the centre from 1999 to 2017 was People Artist of the RSFSR Lyudmila Ryumina (1949-2017). For her active work, she was awarded many prizes and honorary titles. Lyudmila Ryumina did a lot of creative work, which was expressed in creating a cultural folklore centre, solo programs, recording 16 albums, participating in many governmental and other important events, including public holidays in the Cathedral Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

Moscow Cultural Folklore Centre L. Rumina

The interiors of the building are made in the same style with the facade part of the cultural folklore centre. The main emphasis of the facade solution is the crown over the main entrance in the style of the Russian Kokoshnik. Bright crown painting, including golden
smalt, actively organizing space around the theatre during the day, at night, is supplemented by dynamic illumination of the main facade. Side facades complement the main façade as laconic calm solution. The centre of the composition of the entrance group is a classical stained-glass window with illumination, made using elements of Russian ornament. Moscow Cultural Folklore
Centre is located in the historical place of Moscow (Fili).


Liudmila Rumina (1949-2017).

Sergey Nechaenko,

Director of the Moscow Cultural Folklore Center

In September 2018, Moscow Cultural Folklore Centre under the direction of Lyudmila Ryumina will open a new concert season. In addition to the unique folklore and variety programs created by the Peoples Artist of the RSFSR Lyudmila Georgina Ryumina, the repertoire of our cultural centre will include concerts of classical music with the participation of leading music groups in
Moscow. Among them: the soloists of the State Symphony Orchestra NEW RUSSIA directed by Yuri Bashmet, the Moscow Ensemble of Sacred Music BLAGOVEST the Ensemble of soloists TELEMANN CONSORT MOSCOW and many others. ​

The repertory policy of centre is aimed primarily at preserving and popularizing folklore creativity, as well as developing educational activities. Our new programs and subscriptions are designed for a family audience, schoolchildren
from 6 to 16 years, students of creative universities and all interested in Russian culture. I invite guests and residents of Moscow to our concerts and performances. I wish everyone an excellent mood and vivid impressions!

Nechaenko Sergey Viktorovich.

Nechaenko S.V.


Vocal-choreographic ensemble Rusy is a collective created in 2008 on the basis of the MKFC under the direction of L. Ryumina. In the repertoire of the ensemble - works of different genres and directions. With skill and professionalism the collective performs both Russian folklore, folk-academic compositions and spiritual hymns, as well as variety songs with elements of jazz. Most of the performed pieces have original processing and arrangement, which are created by the musicians of the ensemble. The geography of the tour of the ensemble
Rusy covers many cities in Russia, as well as near and farabroad. The collective toured in Germany, England, Republic of Korea, Croatia. The ensemble took an active part in many festivals and cultural programs, including the Slavonic Bazar in Vitebsk, Days of Moscow Culture in Dagestan 2015 in Makhachkala, the 1000th anniversary of the unification of Mordovia with Russia in Saransk, 400 years of the national
militia in Nizhny Novgorod, International Festival Friendship fair 2009 and IV Russian-German Festival 2010 in Berlin, the Festival Martisor in Tiraspol. Participated in the cultural program of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. Frequent guest festive concerts in the Kremlin and the Concert Hall Russia. Participant of TV programs and TV shows: SPAS, La minor, I channel, TVC, etc.