20.02.2012 – 26.02.2012
This year's Maslenitsa in Moscow will be held at two main sites, Gorky Park and the skating rink on Red Square. The festival on Red Square is targeted for socially vulnerable groups only; all other guests are welcome to visit Gorky Park.
The celebrations will last for 3 days from Februry 24 – February 26. The visitors will have a chance to listen to ethnic, pop and rock music, try tasty pancakes and participate in numerous competitions. The festive culmination of the day will be burning the Lady Maslenitsa figurine, created by a modern artist Nikolay Polissky. On February 26 there will be a TV link-up between Gorky Park and Russian Winter festival in London's Trafalgar Square
According to Moscow authorities Maslenitsa will be celebrated in 350 sites around Moscow. During your Moscow tours we invite you to visit Kolomenskoe, Tsaritsino, or VVTS parks. Lots of Moscow museums prepared a special program.
Willing to learn about Maslenitsa music traditions? The central Museum of Musical Culture (4 Fadeeva street) is waiting for you on Feb 20 -26. You'll hear about the ancient customs of the Slavs, listen to the music of Russian composers and Russian folk songs, dance "Quadrille", learn to play Russian folk instruments, take part in numerous folk competitions, and, of course, taste the real delicious pancakes.
Maslenitsa is celebrated all over Russia. A very interesting program is waiting for the visitors of Suzdal, Yaroslavl or Pskov. If you have only one day we suggest visiting etnomir, a fantastic etnography park, located only in 1,5 hour drive from Moscow. Here on both days Feb 25 and Feb 26 you can have a fantastic experience of real Russian folk holiday.
Your Moscow tour guide will be happy to accompany you to the greatest Maslenitsa destinations in and around Moscow.
Moscow Current Events
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:
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Mousem Night 2018
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Moscow spring Acapella
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