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
16.03.2019 — 18.08.2019
Ilya Repin exhibition
All art admirers are welcome to the New Tretyakov Gallery to see a large-scale exhibition of works by Ilya Repin. He was the most renowned Russian realist artist of the 19th century.Please be aware that tickets for the exhibition can only be bought in advance and are not sold on the day of the visit at the box office.
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:
18.05.2019 — 19.05.2019
Moscow Museums Night 2019
In 2019 in Moscow Museums Night will be held on May 18. Hundreds of urban cultural spaces will be open until midnight, and some until morning. Many galleries and museums have prepared special programs with free guided tours, concerts and master classes. 2019 year in Russia has been declared as the Year of the Theater, therefore many events will be devoted to the history of the theater.
18.01.2019 — 23.02.2019
Primeval Russia Photo Exhibition
One of the most interesting photo festivals opened its doors to the visitors of all ages in CHA (Tsentralny Dom Hudozhnika). The exhibition uniting more than 500 works is devoted to Russian nature. The project “Primeval Russia” was organized by the enthusiastic photographers, documentary directors, cameramen, travelers and scientists. These talented people wanted not only to share the most fascinating views of our country and reveal some interesting facts about wild animals but also to draw visitors' attention to the main theme - relationships between man and nature.
31.10.2018 — 20.01.2019
East: Another Beauty Exhibition
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the State Museum of the Oriental Art. The State Museum of the Oriental Art is the only cultural center in Russia specializing in the storage, study and popularization of the eastern peoples' culture and art.
13.10.2018 — 14.10.2018
Moscow is behind us 1941. The military-historical festival
Did you know that Borodino Field was not only the location of the Battle of Borodino during Napoleoinic Wars but also the place of a severe clash between the Soviet and German forces in 1941? Join the festival of military reconstruction where the events of the WW II will come to life.
06.10.2018 — 17.02.2019
Arkhip Kuindzhi exhibition
More than 180 Kuindzhi's works from the collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, State Russian Museum and several regional museums are on display in the Engineering Building of the Tretyakov Gallery.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival 'Сircle of Light' 2018
Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" is an annual event where light designers and experts in the field of audiovisual art from all over the world transform the architectural appearance of the Russian capital. For a few autumn days, Moscow will once again become a center of colorful large-scale video projections, fantastic multimedia shows with light, fire, lasers and fireworks. The entrance to all the festival venues is free.