May Day Parade rehearsals 2016
28.04.2016 – 07.05.2016
If you plan to visit Moscow this spring, don't miss a chance to visit one of the rehearsals of the Victory Day parade that will take place on Red Square on the 9th of May. The first of them will be held on the 28th of April, the second – on the 5th of May, the general – on the 7th of May.
On both April 28 and May 5 the military equipments will appear on Moscow streets at 6 pm and move in the direction of Red Square to participate in rehearsals starting at 10 pm.
On May 7 and May 9 the column of military hardware might be seen starting from 6 am before it will reach Red Square at 10 am.
On the 9th of May more than 10 thousand soldiers and 170 units of heavy military equipment will participate in the traditional Victory parade. This annual event marks the Allied victory in the Second World War at the Eastern Front and the signing of the German act of capitulation to the Allies in Berlin in 1945. In 2016 for the first time in Russian history women officers and other ranks of the Armed Forces will march on Red Square.
During the rehearsals the procession will follow the route:
Nizhnie Mnevkniki Street – Narodnogo Opolchenia Street, Mnevniki Street -Zvenigorodskoe highway – Krasnaya Presnya Street – Barrikadnaya Street – Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Street – Bolshaya Sadovaya Street – Triumphalnaya Square – Tverskaya Street – Manezhnaya Square – Red Square – Vasilievsky Spusk (Saint Basils descent) – Kremlin Quay – Borovitskaya Square – Mokhovaya Street – Vozdvizhenka Street – New Arbat – Novinsky Boulevard – Barrikadnaya Street – Krasnaya Presnya Street – Zvenigorodskoe highway – Mnevniki Street – Narodnogo Opolchenia Street – Nizhnie Mnevniki Street.
There are a lot of places in Moscow from which you will be able to see the aviation show on the 9th of May. The most popular of them are Leningradsky Prospect, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street, Tverskaya Street and Raushskaya quay. Planes and helicopters will fly at the end of the parade, at 10.45-11 am. Moscow tour guides recommend that you see the aviation from the side of the streets where buildings with uneven numbers are situated. We wish you good luck and hope that Victory Parade in Moscow will impress you!
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 â€śBolshevikâ€ť 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.
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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.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival Â«Đˇircle of LightÂ» 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.
24.08.2018 — 02.09.2018
Spasskaya Tower festival 2018
International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" is an annual tremendous show in the heart of Russia - on Red Square. A breathtaking musical and theatrical performance combines different musical styles, parade defile of military orchestras, dance and show performances, unique light and pyrotechnic shows
10.08.2018 — 22.08.2018
Times and Epochs 2018
The annual festival "Times and Epochs" will be held in the capital from 10 to 22 August. Its main sites will be located on Tverskaya Square, Nikitsky, Passion and Tver Boulevards, in Kamergersky Lane and on Profsoyuznaya Street.
20.07.2018 — 05.08.2018
Inspiration Interrnational arts festival
From July 20 to August 5, 2018 VDNKh for the fourth time will host Inspiration Interrnational arts festival. Each year its program is dedicated to one genre or one important topic of art from recognized classics to amazing experiments. This year the theme of the festival is theater.
19.05.2018 — 20.05.2018
Mousem Night 2018
On the night from Saturday to Sunday 19 and 20 May the museums of Moscow will be open from six in the evening until midnight, and in some museums guests will be allowed to stay until the morning.