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The Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra will give a concert, Bach’s Cosmic Music, at the Moscow Planetarium
From 14 to 17 September 2017, Pavilion No. 75 will host the autumn season of the Hunting and Fishing in Russia International Exhibition.
Gardens and People, the 4th Moscow International Festival of Landscape Art, To Be Held at VDNH EXPO
Cinema Night goers will get a chance to see pre-premiere films, listen to a concert of contemporary music, there’ll be an education festival plus city theme tours.
Over 40 festival venues to offer various treats and fragrant bouquets of flowers.
Muscovites will be able to make their own graffiti, aided by professionals.
The Acrobatic Rock‘N’Roll and Boogie-Woogie Lessons project has started in Gorky and Sokolniki parks.
From 31 May to 4 June 2017, VDNH EXPO (pavilion No. 75) will host Multimir, the largest festival of entertainment for children and their parents in Russia. For the second...
Classical music masterpieces will be performed by the State Wind Orchestra of Russia conducted by Sergei Polyanichko on 20 May.
Russian nobles who owned estates often ordered their servants to move furniture, paintings, chinaware and other household items from one estate to another. The servants o...
Muscovites will celebrate the ancient Slavic event of Krasnaya Gorka at the Izmailovo Kremlin on Sunday.
The Japanese culture festival will amaze the savviest of visitors with its Japanese tea ceremony, onigiri rice ball cooking workshop, drum show, hi-tech game consoles, ch...
Visitors will enjoy concerts and theatrical performances, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, souvenirs and treats.
The exhibition showcases authentic household items and pieces of the palace interior connected with Russian emperors Alexander I, Alexander III, Nicholas I and Nicholas I...
Meet Galina Volchek at Sovremennik, play in “Beg” (Flight) at Community of Taganka Actors and listen to a pre-premiere reading of “Inspector-General” at Et Cetera.
Visitors will learn how to paint window surrounds, bake gingerbread with frosting, grind flour and make a Slavic ten-handed doll and carnival costumes.
The photographer was involved in the filming of such legends of Soviet cinema as Ivan Vasilyevich:
The exhibition Picturesque Chronicles of the Russian Estates organised by the Moscow State Integrated Museum Reserve will feature works of the late 18th-early 20th centur...
An armoured sedan, a cabriolet, a limousine, a car for the first lady, and a vehicle for retrieving cosmonauts are on display at a new exhibition in the Sokolniki park.
An exhibition in the St George’s Church in Voznesenskaya Square at Kolomenskoye includes icons and books opened on the pages about the Holy Archangel Michael.
The exhibit provides an insight into the life of the famous Soviet rocket and spacecraft designer and his inventions that made the Soviet Union a major space power.
In 2017 Russia's main ice rink also holds weekly games, dance lessons and skating drills.

History

Just under 100 years ago, Moscow opened its first fixed-price chemist shop.
Moscow monuments....there are quite a lot of those in our city! Well, first of all let's get clear - there are so many monuments in Moscow that listing them all would pro...
Eliseevsky store is probably one of the most famous stores in the entire Moscow. Do me a favor, if you're strolling along the beautiful Tverskaya st., don't forget to fin...
The name of the area, Boloto (literally meaning the marsh), was known since the 14th century, when it was located in the meadows on the low bank of the Moscow River and...
Near the centre of modern Moscow, though a place which a hundred years ago was in the country, there is a cozy little home-estate which was once owned by Leo Tolstoy.
We will tell you about one of the most remarkable Moscow residents, a contemporary of Peter the Great, Count Bruce, whose life gave rise to a great number of legends, m...
Metro-2 is the informal name for a purported secret underground metro system which parallels the public Moscow Metro. The system was supposedly built, or at least start...
Vladimir Vysotsky's legacy comprises of over 600 songs and over 100 poems. He sang his songs with the accompaniment of a “Russian” seven-string guitar.
The angel standing on a cloud has blue wings and a lily in his hands. The angel is painted on a column in the Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God in the Mar...
The Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos at Putinki is one of the most picturesque churches in Moscow and the last major tent-like church in the history of Russian a...
The search for Ivan the Terrible's famous library has been going on for several centuries with no result. Over this period, many doubts have been expressed about the li...
The Spasskaya Tower is the main tower with a through-passage on the eastern wall of the Moscow Kremlin, which overlooks the Red Square.
It was created in 1586 in Moscow's Cannon Court by eminent Russian cannon-caster Andrei Chokhov on the order of Tsar Feodor Ioannovich, the sovereign ruler of All Great...
Despite the distance between Russia and the UK, the countries are connected by commercial and cultural ties that stretch back centuries. Evidence of this relationship c...
Perhaps the most cheerful holiday in Russia is the Pancake week (Shrovetide). This holiday is considered to come from pre-Christian times, when the Slavs were still pag...
On January 12, 1755, Empress Elizabeth Petrovna signed a decree placed before her by her favorite, Count Shuvalov, ordering the founding of Moscow University. The Count...
Russian Christmastide, or Svyatki (also spelled Sviatki), is celebrated between Orthodox Christmas (January 7) and the Epiphany (January 19th). 
The Kutafya Tower is an outlying barbican tower of the Moscow Kremlin, built in 1516 under the leadership of the Milanese architect Aloisio da Milan...
The Old English Court is a stone mansion erected in the early 16th century in Varvarka-street on the east side of the Kremlin.
It's a little journey on the roof of an unfinished building in Mosfilmovskaya Street.

Interesting

History Day, a re-enactment festival, will take place on 14 October at Sokolniki Park from noon to 6pm.
The Moscow Children’s Variety Theatre invites children, parents and grandparents to its family club.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating will take place in Moscow on 19-22 October.
Akademichesky Park has replaced a deserted lot formerly occupied by outdated facilities belonging to Zhilishсhnik housing maintenance agency.
Akademichesky Park has replaced a deserted lot formerly occupied by outdated facilities belonging to Zhilishсhnik housing maintenance agency.
The column will cover over 30 kilometres from Zvyozdny Boulevard to Krasnaya Presnya Park, a bike picnic site.
Fireworks will be let off near embankments, on squares and in city parks starting as of 9 pm on 9 September.
Have you stayed too long at your friends’ place, or do you have a late flight or a train to catch at 3 am? We will tell you how to get from one part of the city to anothe...
Over 300 vintage gramophones, phonographs, radios, radio-gramophones and jukeboxes can now be seen and heard at VDNH. In the new museum, the House of Vintage Music, it is...
Now VDNH has a real “Sky Adventure City”. Assembly of the biggest in Russia rope city Sky Town has finished near the pavilion #27 “Physical culture and sport.”
The cluster will include design bureaus and also the designers of aircraft parts and software for the aircraft industry.
Interactive Museum of reusable space shuttle Buran is located inside the model of the orbital ship "Buran BTS-001", next to the pavilion #20.
As of 8 July, a summer lecture hall will open at the Moscow Zoo offering visitors free excursions.
Weekend program: Drawing cards for beloved dads at the City Farm; celebrating the Birthday of the Park of Crafts with master classes and live music.
Gardens and a café will be on the roof of the renovated building.
Virtuality Theme Park has been opened in Pavilion 55 Elektrifikatsiya (Electrification) at VDNH
An innovative paving system allows integrating lawns, flowers, shrubs and even trees into pavements.
You can see the baby capybara inside the South America enclosure.
A powerful storm left at least 11 people dead, and over 50 others asked for medical assistance in Moscow after a storm, mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Monday.
Between 15 May-15 June, people can vote on the Active Citizen website and at My Documents integrated government services centres to include their residential buildings in...
Russia hosted the first Business Traveler Awards international ceremony for the first time.
On Russia Day, 12 June, a huge samovar named Moscow that can hold 300 litres will be brought to the capital of Russia. In all, 500 persons will be able to drink tea from ...

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