Moscow Christmas bazars
12.12.2014 – 11.01.2015
The most interesting sites of this festival are connected by a special pedestrian route. Every paticipant might get a special passport of a traveller and meet the most famous characters of Russian tales.
In the very heart of Moscow at Red Square Christmas travellers can enjoy folk-music and traditional dance concerts. Here you can meet Father Frost, see his sledge and even sit on his throne.
Near Christ the Saviour cathedral you can attend a charity fair, buy goods made with love and prayer and see some beautiful ice sculptures, taking part in the international contest.
The fair at Kuznetsky Most is dedicated to tasty food. Here you can drink tea from Rostov's samovar, taste hot kvas, sbiten ( century-old Russian beverage), tea coctails, pastries and visit gingerbread workshop.
During winter holidays Chistoprudnyi Boulevard will turn into Artistic Boulevard. Here you can take part in different workshops dedicated to knitting, embroidery and felting. Visitors of the fair can buy handmade clothes, jewelery, ceramics and different accessories.
On Vozdvizhenka you can find a lot of interesting things – from china dolls, Yelets lace, birch bark products to Orenburg shawls, Khokhloma and pastila. On Nikolskaya street you can meet the characters of Samuil Marshak's fairy tale “Twelve months” and buy goods from Torzhok, Gzhel, Tver, Yaroslavl and Kirov regions.
Tsvetnoy Bulevard will offer a wide range of national products. Gourmets from all over the world are invited to taste meat, caviar, fish, balyk, honey and jam.
The special fair for young people will take place on Stoleshnikov lane. Here you can buy clothes and accessories from modern designers, see fascinating diode installations, Father Frost parkour, fire and stilts' shows.
The bazaar on Tverskaya Square is one of the most interesting. Here you can ring the bells, admire real ice clock, buy ceramics, ironwork and Christmas-tree decorations. You can also taste handmade hard-boiled confectionery and have a cup of tea in the samovar-bar.
On Novopushkinsky square the most sweet Christmas bazaar will take place. Lollipops, chocolates, sweet presents for children and painted gingerbread are waiting for the sweet tooth at any time.
During New Year holidays you can buy not only Russian produce, but also goods from other countries. On Pushkin Square the Christmas bazaar of Vienna and Salzburg will be held. New Year postcards, plaids, textiles, pumpkin-seed oil, marchpane and chocolate, famous Viennese carousel and Christmas-tree bazaar – here are the main attractions of this fair. Products from Denmark, Belgium, Austria, France, Czech Republic, Latvia and Switzerland can be purchased on Manezhnaya Square. Don't miss the opportunity to see the gingerbread house, the train with fried chestnut and unique wooden New-Year decorations.
On Kamergersky lane you can buy different goods from Prague - famous Murano glass, soft toys, textiles and national charbroiled sweets. Here you can also see a wonderful puppet show.
At Teatralnaya Square you can listen to street musicians playing the accordion and the violin, enjoy the show play and singing fountain. Wooden toys, gingerbread, honey, jams and Christmas angels also deserve your attention.
Moscow Current Events
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
19.09.2018 — 20.01.2019
Mikhail Larionov exhibition
The New Tretyakov Gallery prepared a large retrospective exhibition of Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov who is one of the founders of the Russian avant-garde and its recognized leader.
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.