Circle of light 2017
23.09.2017 – 27.09.2017
Did you know that last year the Circle of light festival was included in the Guinness Book of Records?
This annual event features multimedia and musical shows, light and laser installations, audio-visual performances and more. This is a unique project that allows everyone to reveal the familiar face of Moscow in a new light. The admission is free.
Below you can see the description of the festival schedule
1. The Ostankino Tower
The opening ceremony of the "Circle of Light" festival will be held in Ostankino.
An incredible show is being prepared using lasers, light, choreography of fountains and video projections, whose height will reach 330 meters.
You will travel to the most beautiful places of our planet including Lavender fields and the Sahara desert and discover how the Ostankino Tower will get transformed into the Eiffel and other world high-rise buildings.
When: September 23 and 24, at 8 pm, duration - 40 minutes.
Where: Akademika Koroleva street 15, building 2
2. Theater Square
Russian literature including the works by Chekhov, Ostrovsky and Gogol will revive in incredible show of light on the facades of the Bolshoi and Maly theaters. Here you can see the works of finalists of the Art Vision competition
When: September 23-27, from 7.30 pm – 11 pm
Where: The Theatre square
The facade of the palace with the help of light and music will come alive and tell the audience about its feelings. At the Tsaritsynsky pond you’ll
see a show of dancing fountains accompanied by the music by Russian composers. In the park you’ll discover incredible light sculptures created by designers from around the world.
When: September 23-27, from 7.30 pm
Where: Dolsky street 1
The last day of the festival we invite you to Strogino to see unforgettable Japaneese 30 minute performance. Hundreds of pyrotechnical shells will be fired from four barges installed on Strogino pond.
When: September 27 at 9.30 pm
Where: Strogino floodplain
5. "Mir" Concert Hall
Competitions of light-music teams will be held in the concert hall "Mir". Each participant will present a 10-minute set. In real time, new works will be created at the junction of video, light and music. Advance registration is required
When: September 24 at 8 pm
Where: Tsvetnoy bulvar 11/2
6. Digital October
The event is dedicated to the professionals in the field of visual art and light artists. The program includes lectures and practical exercises. Advance registration is required
When: September 23 and 24.
Where: Bersenevskaya embankment 6/3
Moscow Current Events
16.11.2017 — 18.02.2018
El Lissitzky exhibitions
The Tretyakov Gallery and the Jewish Museum host the first large-scale retrospective of the works of El Lissitzky to the general public. The leading artist of the Russian and European avant-garde had a significant influence on the development of architecture and design of the 20th century.
16.11.2017 — 15.01.2018
National treasures of Russia exhibition
Discover the exquisite luxury of Russian treasures at the exhibition of the Historical Museum devoted to 50th anniversary of the opening of Diamond Fund in Moscow Kremlin.
10.10.2017 — 14.01.2018
Gustav Klimt. Egon Schiele. Drawings from the Albertina Museum
For the first time in Russia you may see works by outstanding draftsmen in the history of art - Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. The exhibition in Pushkin museum of Fine Arts presents 100 sheets from the collection of the Albertin Museum (Vienna) - 47 works by Gustav Klimt and 49 by Egon Schiele.
28.09.2017 — 14.01.2018
Someone 1917 exhibition
The New Tretyakov Gallery presents a new exhibition devoted to 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution. At the exhibition you’ll see 1917 year through the eyes of the Russian artists including Grigoriev, Kustodiev, Nesterov, Petrov-Vodkin, Kandinsky, Malevich and others.
19.09.2017 — 18.01.2018
The 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art
The 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art has recently opened in Moscow.The main project of the Biennale will take place in New Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val and will last for four months for the first time in the history of the Moscow Biennale.
Moscow in miniature
Would you like to see the central part of the largest city model that will enter the Guinness Book of World Records? You have an excellent chance to do it till the end of 2015 in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNKh. We belive that an architecture model of Moscow (Moscow in miniature) performed at a scale of 1:400 is really worth seeing.
Russian Impressionism Museum
Art-buffs are welcome to visit the Russian Impressionism Museum, which opened its doors in Moscow on the 28th of May. The exhibition hall is located on the grounds of the former “Bolshevik” confectionery factory grounds.
Robostation in VDNH
If you are interested in everything connected with robots you should certainly attend one of the most curious interactive museum called Robostation, situated in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNH. Here visitors of all ages have a great chance to get acquainted with modern robots, take part in different activities, enjoy technopark, chemistry show and show of dancing robots.
Archive Of Moscow Events:
04.11.2017 — 04.11.2017
Music at Moscow train stations
Have you ever been to a music concert at a railway station? You'll have a chance to join a free concert on November 4.
22.09.2017 — 08.10.2017
Golden Autumn Festival 2017
Welcome to Golden Autumn Festival! Try delicious food from various regions of Russia, participate in cooking master classes, watch culinary shows and concerts and enjoy the beautiful decoration of Moscow streets and squares.
09.09.2017 — 10.09.2017
Theater events during Moscow City Day
If you love theatre you’ll surely find lots of interesting events during Moscow City Day Celebrations. Gorky Park will host the festival of street theatres from France, Italy and Spain while the Hermitage Garden on will surprise the visitors with a 12 hours open-air theater marathon.
01.09.2017 — 10.09.2017
Moscow anniversary festival 2017
Did you know that in 2017 Moscow celebrates is 870th anniversary? We invite you to join a festival from September 1 – 10 devoted to this glorious event and enjoy various concerts, performances, competitions, master classes and interactive games. The main events will be held on Tverskaya and Arbat streets, on Manezhnaya, Tverskaya and on the Revolution Squares.
26.08.2017 — 03.09.2017
Spasskaya Tower 2017 International Military Music Festival
"Spasskaya Tower" International Military Music Festival will traditionally take place on Red Square at the end of summer season. This year the festival will be held for the tenth time. The event is rightfully considered the largest international cultural project in Russia.
20.07.2017 — 06.08.2017
Moscow summer. Flower jam festival 2017
"Moscow summer. Flower Jam " festival gives an excellent opportunity to spend a weekend in the fresh air. The sweet tooth will enjoy confectionery shows, master classes and competitions. The best landscape architects, designers and florists of Russia and other countries will turn Moscow into a "City of Flowers"