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17 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
Festival «GEEK PICNIC»

Festival «GEEK PICNIC»

Geek Picnic - the largest international festival of popular science, dedicated to modern technologies, science and creativity. The main goal of Geek Picnic is to introduce visitors to really living, advanced, relevant and professional knowledge, inventions and concepts.


19 April 2017 - 19 June 2017
Exhibition "The Russian revolution in children’s drawings"

Exhibition "The Russian revolution in children’s drawings"

The exhibition features about 150 drawings, executed by students of two Moscow high schools in 1917-1918. Unique photographs of the revolutionary Moscow, rare popular prints and posters of 1917 and eyewitness accounts enlarge the exhibition.


24 June 2017
Polygon Fest 2017 in "YotaSpace" club

Polygon Fest 2017 in "YotaSpace" club

A new rock festival will overjoy all fans of heavy music. It is a powerful rock and metal music from popular Russian and foreign bands. Amatory, Sidilarsen, Mass Hysteria and "Northern Fleet" will perform on one stage. The spectators are welcome to enjoy a bright visual show, drive and powerful vibes.

24 June 2017
Festival of street theatres "Universal Fire Carnival"

Festival of street theatres "Universal Fire Carnival"

This is a grandiose fire show in Adventure Park Master Panin, at which the best teams of the country will show everything they can do. You can see all the genres from juggling and circus tricks to ballet with fire.

23 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
The Wild Mint Folk Festival

The Wild Mint Folk Festival

The largest musical folk festival in Russia offers three days of celebration, freedom and happiness. There are street theaters, fire shows, hot-air ballooning, fairs and national cuisines, many master classes and lectures, sports and playgrounds in the programme.

22 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
Taste of Moscow Festival

Taste of Moscow Festival

Taste of Moscow festival will bring together the most popular and interesting restaurants of Moscow and well-known chefs from Russia and Europe in order to present to thousands of visitors and true gourmets their signature dishes.

24 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
Bosco Fresh Fest Festival

Bosco Fresh Fest Festival

One of the largest youth festivals will take place on the territory of the Tsaritsyno Park. British John Newman, groups Morcheeba, Sevdaliza, Roots Manuva and Bravo are the headliners of the festival. It is also planned a night program, which will delight fans of electronic music.


22 June 2017 - 29 June 2017
39th Moscow International Film Festival

39th Moscow International Film Festival

This is one of the oldest film festivals in the world, which is currently directed by Nikita Mikhalkov and film critic Kirill Razlogov. In the festival program there are films of Andrzej Wajda, Sofia Coppola, Kim Ki-Duk and others.

23 June 2017 - 29 June 2017
Project "Concerts in the Dark"

Project "Concerts in the Dark"

This is a new cultural experiment that changes perception of music, of surrounding world and of other people (including people with disabilities). Concerts allow listeners to hear music in new ways, letting their imagination to run free and abstracting themselves from all visual images.


06 June 2017 - 30 June 2017
Exhibition "Fairy world of Sergey Lakhonin's works not made by hands"

Exhibition "Fairy world of Sergey Lakhonin's works not made by hands"

All paintings on this exhibition are made by Sergei Lakhonin with the help of a chin and a wooden stick. The exposition presents animalistic motifs, landscapes, still-lifes and portraits in the genre of computer graphics.


21 May 2017 - 30 June 2017
Exhibition "Hommage à Sakharov"

Exhibition "Hommage à Sakharov"

The Sakharov Center and the Sakharov Archives present an exhibition of original posters, playbills and medals dedicated to Andrei Sakharov. These are signs of deep respect and admiration that artists, musicians, public figures and ordinary people turned to Sakharov. They were created between 1970 and 2000.

01 July 2017
Villa Jazz Festival

Villa Jazz Festival

Currently, Villa Jazz Festival is the largest all-Russian international open-air festival, which combines jazz, funk, world music, acid-jazz, lounge, jazz-rock, blues and other musical genres on its territory.


17 June 2017 - 01 July 2017
Musical "The Ball of Vampires" in Moscow Youth Palace

Musical "The Ball of Vampires" in Moscow Youth Palace

The musical captures from the first seconds, amuses and frightens, excites and provokes. Sharp sense of humor and an intricately woven plot with a story of temptation and a shocking end do not allow spectators to come to their senses until the last moment. Spectacular gothic show will not leave anyone indifferent.

18 June 2017 - 02 July 2017
Confederations Cup FIFA

Confederations Cup FIFA

The eighth football tournament among the national teams will be in Russia. In Moscow, matches will take place at the Spartak Stadium («Otkritie Arena»). June 18 Cameroon and Chile are playing. June 21 - Russia and Portugal. June 25 - Chile and Australia. The play off for third place will be on July 2.

05 July 2017
Park Live Festival

Park Live Festival

International rock festival attracts a huge number of music lovers for the fifth year. This year's headliners will be the bands "System of a Down", "Three Days Grace" and "Twin Atlantic". The new platform of the festival will be Arena CSKA.

26 June 2017 - 06 July 2017
Festival of Symphonic and Wind Orchestra "Summer Waltz"

Festival of Symphonic and Wind Orchestra "Summer Waltz"

The concert will feature The Central Military Band of the Ministry of Defense under the direction of Sergei Durygin, the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sergei Stadler and the pride of the Moscow Conservatory - the Concert Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anatoly Levin.


07 July 2017
Silk Way Rally 2017

Silk Way Rally 2017

The rally will take off from Red Square and pass through Russia, Kazakhstan and China. Truck and car teams from around the world will take part in the race. The Silk Way Rally Start Podium Ceremony will be preceded by entertainment program on Red Square, concerts and exhibition performance.


08 July 2017
The Monster Cup

The Monster Cup

This is the first and largest extreme competitions in Russia in such disciplines as Monster Truck, Motofreestyle, Buggy, BMX, MTB, extreme scooter with the participation of the best competitors of the country. The event has no age restrictions.

07 July 2017 - 09 July 2017
"Nashestvie" Festival

"Nashestvie" Festival

Every year the largest open-air in Russia brings together more than a hundred groups and more than one hundred thousand fans of Russian rock music. The festival has moved beyond the usual musical format and has become a great show and main summer adventure for many people.

29 June 2017 - 09 July 2017
International festival "Moscow Flower Show"

International festival "Moscow Flower Show"

Visitors can admire the millions of different flowers, participate in master classes from professionals, learn how to decorate and green the space around them at the largest festival of landscape art and landscape design in Russia.


06 July 2017 - 09 July 2017
MUF Fest

MUF Fest

At the Festival of Urban Communities, within the framework of the Moscow Urban Forum, private initiatives and projects that change everyday life will be discussed. VDNH (pavilion 75) will be the main city’s open-air venue which will host workshops, public lectures, concerts, exhibitions of urban art and running tours.

Place: VDNKh

23 May 2017 - 12 July 2017
Veneration of Nicholas the Wonderworker's relics

Veneration of Nicholas the Wonderworker's relics

For the first time in 930 years, the relics of Nicholas the Wonderworker, one of the most revered Christian saints, were brought from Italian Bari to Moscow. Everyone will be able to venerate the relics till July 12.


15 July 2017
Festival "The Battle of a thousand swords. Ragnarok 2017"

Festival "The Battle of a thousand swords. Ragnarok 2017"

This is a military historical festival, dedicated to the 9th-11th centuries, when the Old Russian state originated. A confrontation between the Russian prince and the king of Vikings will be shown to guests. The famous Norwegian folk band Wardruna will perform at the festival.


14 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
Sun Drums Fest

Sun Drums Fest

The festival of ethnic drums and music will be interesting to everyone who enjoys ethnics and musical culture of Africa and other countries, to everyone who aspires to spiritual development and self-perfection.

15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
J-FEST Summer 2017

J-FEST Summer 2017

The festival of Japanese culture will take place in the open air in front of the Garage museum. Visitors will be able to take part in master classes on calligraphy and tea ceremony, ikebana and bonsai, dances and martial arts: aikido, judo, karate and ninjutsu, and see performances by Japanese artists.


15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
Midsummer Night’s Dream Party

Midsummer Night’s Dream Party

This is an annual arts festival, a costume party and an interactive theater fantasy, based on William Shakespeare's famous play "A Midsummer Night's Dream", where every guest becomes a unique participant of the mystical action. The theme of this season is "Garden of Eden". The costume is a prerequisite for an entry.


24 May 2017 - 20 July 2017
13th Chekhov International Theatre Festival

13th Chekhov International Theatre Festival

The festival takes place every two years in Moscow. The purpose of the festival is to expand constantly the audience, to make theatre to be loved and needed by people of different social strata. The programme is composed to be both public and elitist.

22 July 2017
Russian Boxing Day

Russian Boxing Day

Russian Boxing Day will be held on Red Square. The visitors will see fights with the participation of Fedor Chudinov, Egor Mehontsev and Stanislav Kashtanov. In the main fight of the evening Michael Aloyan from Russia and Marvin Solano from Nicaragua will meet. Admission by ticket.


18 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS

International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS

One of the world's largest aviation forums takes place every two years. The main objective of MAKS is to demonstrate achievements of Russian high tech in aerospace industry. The program of the air show traditionally includes aerobatic display by famous Russian and foreign aerobatic teams.

21 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Archstoyanie Land Art Festival

Archstoyanie Land Art Festival

This is the largest festival of land art and landscape art objects in Russia and Europe. The purpose of the festival is a development of modern architecture, including landscape architecture. The project generates a new approach to territorial development and offers the idea of interaction with landscape through creative practices and modern art.

21 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
DTM Racing Championship 2017

DTM Racing Championship 2017

On the circuit of Moscow Raceway (Volokolamsky district, Shelud'kovo village, 39) the German racing series of touring cars called Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) will race. The audience will see the races of super-cars Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG. On the territory of the track there will be a big amusement park. A grand concert will begin after the end of the races.

20 April 2017 - 23 July 2017
Exhibition "Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical insights"

Exhibition "Giorgio de Chirico. Metaphysical insights"

This is the first exhibition of works by an Italian painter, sculptor and stage designer in Russia. The exhibition demonstrates the classic "metaphysic" painting, interpretation of antiquity and mythological subjects, interest in the painting of old masters, and also theatrical costumes.


29 April 2017 - 23 July 2017
Natural History Lessons

Natural History Lessons

Exhibition of contemporary art timed to the action "Night at the Museum" opens summer season. Two multimedia projects "I'm looking for - there is nowhere?!" of Nikita Scriabin and "Darwin against Darwin" of Valentin Korzhov are united into one exhibition.


22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Grand Italia Fest

Grand Italia Fest

For the festival visitors there will be musical and dance theatrical program with artists from Italy, Food Market, cooking master classes from Italian chefs, market in the traditional Italian style, as well as Italian lessons from native speakers, movies, Travel Market and game quest with a prize drawing.


27 July 2017
Opera «Medea»

Opera «Medea»

The performance is winner of the Golden Mask Award in 2016 in two nominations - the best work of the director and the best female role. Medea is performed by an international star - the charismatic Hibla Gerzmava. The stage director Alexander Titel moved the action to the 20th century.


15 March 2017 - 28 July 2017
Exhibition "Handsome man"

Exhibition "Handsome man"

The exhibition "Handsome man. Russian elegant in the second half of the 18th – beginning of the 20th century" represents the men's fashion as an integral part of the historical and cultural process in Russia and allows to trace the history of men's dress and accessories, which changed because of the transformation of men's role in the society.


29 July 2017
Afisha Picnic Festival

Afisha Picnic Festival

At the largest music festival in Moscow you can see and hear the most current and interesting musicians from around the world. You can plunge into a unique atmosphere and have fun without leaving the city.


05 April 2017 - 30 July 2017
Retrospective show of Zinaida Serebryakova

Retrospective show of Zinaida Serebryakova

The exhibition, dedicated to the Russian period of the artist's work, includes several sections: early works, portraits, the peasant cycle, sketches of ballerinas, landscapes, sketches for the murals of the Kazansky Railway Station, works of the Paris period, Belgian panels, and the Moroccan series.


28 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
Barbecue Festival

Barbecue Festival

At the Barbecue Festival, you can choose a grill or barbecue model and test it. At the master classes, professionals will share their secrets with guests. Hot music, aromatic oil massage, attractions and an open air cinema will be offered to guests. The event coincides with the English-language music festival Anglophone.


28 April 2017 - 30 July 2017
"Gothic Enlightenment. Anniversary year of Vasily Bazhenov"

"Gothic Enlightenment. Anniversary year of Vasily Bazhenov"

A large-scale project is dedicated to the 280th birth anniversary of the great Russian architect. More than 140 works, including painting, graphics, arts and crafts, sculptures, photographs and videos will be presented in the museum and on partner sites.


21 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
Performance "People and Cats"

Performance "People and Cats"

It's dancing, dynamic, enlightening and also comedy performance about the destiny of a lonely clown in a big city, filled with people, interesting events, and most importantly, cats-artists and a funny dog.


30 July 2017
Family Dance Festival More Amore Seasons

Family Dance Festival More Amore Seasons

The city garden will turn into a huge dance floor where guests will take lessons in rock-n-roll, lindy hop, tango and participate in dance performances. In the program there are open classes of the TSEKH Contemporary Dance Center, and in the evening it will be milonga with live music.


31 July 2017
Marilyn Manson's Concert

Marilyn Manson's Concert

Marilyn Manson is at the same time the band name and the name of its frontman, vocalist and mastermind. The concert of the glam-rock star will take place on the stage of Stadium Live Club. Marilyn Manson will bring to the capital the tenth anniversary album and also will sing the best hits of different years.

16 February 2017 - 31 July 2017
Exhibition «#пушкинХХIвек» (Pushkin21thcentury)

Exhibition «#пушкинХХIвек» (Pushkin21thcentury)

Exhibition in the State Museum of Pushkin illustrates how Pushkin is perceived by people of the 21th century. It presents unusual exhibits: graffiti with drawings and quotations of the poet, inclined showcases with kitsch objects, books published in the new millennium.

02 August 2017 - 03 August 2017
FINA Swimming World Cup meet

FINA Swimming World Cup meet

The Swimming World Cup meet in Moscow will gather world-class swimmers. It will continue the series of swimming meets of the prestigious international tournament in the 25-meter pool of Olympic Stadium.

05 August 2017
Festival of German Traditions Das Fest

Festival of German Traditions Das Fest

Guests will be on a real festival of German culture, which they will be able even to «taste». Friendly "Bavarians" in traditional costumes will offer German cuisine and German beer to visitors. There will be dances, competitions, street performers and much more.

Place: VDNKh

20 July 2017 - 06 August 2017
Festival "Moscow summer. Flower jam"

Festival "Moscow summer. Flower jam"

The festival will unite festivals of jam and ice cream, which have been already liked by Muscovites and guests of the capital. Every day will be dedicated to one delicacy. The theme of the holiday is "The Garden of Love". This means that the festival venues will be decorated with flowers and flowerbeds, various floral compositions.

05 August 2017 - 06 August 2017
Street Food Festival "Oh, yes! That's food!"

Street Food Festival "Oh, yes! That's food!"

For several days, Moscow will become a place of concentration of world leaders in cooking street food. Guests will have a unique opportunity to attend cook-offs between Russian and foreign participants. Live performances of musicians will enhance the atmosphere of an international picnic.

02 August 2017 - 06 August 2017
KONIK Short Film Festival

KONIK Short Film Festival

The festival is intended to attract a new intelligent audience to the shorts, to popularize this movement among people of different ages. The successful experience of the past years has shown that today's public is interested in the format of short films. This year's program has 35 films.


17 June 2017 - 06 August 2017
The program "CircUS 2.0"

The program "CircUS 2.0"

The circus program shows how limitations of the human capacity are expanded with the help of the latest technologies. In a world where people level up their virtual heroes, the whole "circus" is leveled up to VERSION 2.0.

01 June 2017 - 06 August 2017
Jeanloup Sieff: Master of High Style

Jeanloup Sieff: Master of High Style

Jeanloup Sieff is considered a recognized master of erotic and fashion photography. The exposition is comprised of 67 images dating from 1952 to 2000. There are portraits of film stars, great directors, musicians, couturiers, artists, photographers, dancers and models.


05 August 2017 - 06 August 2017
Festival «Healthy lifestyle 2.0. Restart»

Festival «Healthy lifestyle 2.0. Restart»

At the festival there will be about 20 grounds for sports, active leisure, health, food and abandoning deleterious habits. Guests will be able to discover new sports under the leadership of professional coaches - trailrunning, crossfit, fitness, yoga, zumba, splits, Eastern practices, Nordic walking, trampoline, roller skating, etc.


29 July 2017 - 12 August 2017
Tank Biathlon 2017

Tank Biathlon 2017

On the training area "Alabino" (Moscow region) within the International Army Games there will be spectacular competitions among tank crews "Tank biathlon", in which teams from 28 different countries of the world will take part. Exhibition performances of helicopter, car, motorcycle and aeromodelling sports are planned.

21 June 2017 - 13 August 2017
Exhibition "The Abandoned House: wonder-room of Moscow Pianos"

Exhibition "The Abandoned House: wonder-room of Moscow Pianos"

The exhibition of the Museum of Moscow and the "Piano Home" is dedicated to the Moscow piano life of the 19th - early 20th centuries. Visitors will see 30 grand pianos and 20 pianos, among which are the musical instruments of Leo Tolstoy from his estate in Yasnaya Polyana. Household items, furniture and graphic materials will complete the exhibition.


12 August 2017 - 13 August 2017
Exhibition project «Faces & Laces»

Exhibition project «Faces & Laces»

It is an annual interactive exhibition project, dedicated to the latest connections of actual fashion and streetwear, sports and action sports, visual communications and alternative contemporary art in Russia. Each participant freely expresses his point of view within the concept of the exhibition, shares with the audience his latest collections, ideas and developments.

12 August 2017 - 13 August 2017
Festival of modern ethnic and folk music "ETNOMIR"

Festival of modern ethnic and folk music "ETNOMIR"

Guests of the festival will enjoy performances of music groups, interesting ceremonies, evening performance of the headliners, master classes by custodians of cultures, cooking classes, rituals, breathing exercises, playing instruments, dancing, photo shoot in costumes, the assembly of yurt and much more. A play area with buffoons will work for children.

Place: Ethnomir

28 April 2017 - 16 August 2017
Exhibition "So that beauty can live without fading..."

Exhibition "So that beauty can live without fading..."

The exhibition is dedicated to the history of homestead and greenhouse gardening in Russia of the 18th-19th centuries. Among the exhibits there are drawings, engravings, paintings, objects of arts and crafts. There will be a series of lectures and children's drawing competition as part of the project.


20 May 2017 - 19 August 2017
The project "Military Bands in Parks"

The project "Military Bands in Parks"

Military bands will perform in Moscow parks and squares within the International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower", continuing the tradition that existed before the revolution and in the early Soviet period. Well-known pieces will be performed.

19 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
International Fireworks Festival ROSTEC

International Fireworks Festival ROSTEC

At Brateevsky park visitors will enjoy unforgettable pyroshow by the best teams from Europe, Asia and Latin America. The program includes music concerts, high-tech shows, quests, lectures, arts and crafts market, historical food court etc. This year’s festival theme is Moscow on Seven Hills.

18 March 2017 - 20 August 2017
Multimedia show "From Monet to Malevich. Great Modernists"

Multimedia show "From Monet to Malevich. Great Modernists"

The exhibition at Artplay Design Centre is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Edgar Degas's death. The exposition presents the works of the most significant artists of the modernist style, including Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Gustav Klimt, Amedeo Modigliani, Vincent Van Gogh, Edward Munch and others.

09 June 2017 - 20 August 2017
Exhibition "Renaissance Venice. Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese"

Exhibition "Renaissance Venice. Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese"

The exhibition presents about 40 paintings of Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto from Italian and Russian collections. Compositions on religious and mythological themes, as well as portraits will illustrate​​ the variety of genres of their work.


26 August 2017
Skolkovo Jazz Science Music Festival

Skolkovo Jazz Science Music Festival

This year the Skolkovo Innovation Center once again becomes a platform for immersion in the world of jazz and science. Briton of Nigerian origin Azekel, pianist of Christian Sands (USA) Steinway with his trio, the Moscow Jazz Orchestra directed by Igor Butman, jazz bands "Marimba plus" and "Number Pi" as well as electronic music groups will perform before the guests of the festival.

27 May 2017 - 26 August 2017
Festival "Organ evenings in Kuskovo"

Festival "Organ evenings in Kuskovo"

A series of concerts in the former Sheremetev's residence in Kuskovo will represent to visitors the unlimited possibilities of organ. Lead musicians and bands will perform various organ music programs.


20 June 2017 - 27 August 2017
Exhibition "Aristarkh Lentulov’s Mystery Bouffe"

Exhibition "Aristarkh Lentulov’s Mystery Bouffe"

Aristarkh Lentulov is one of the main experimenters of the Russian avant-garde. The exhibition covers all the periods of the artist’s creative life and becomes the most representative display of his works made for the last 30 years. In addition to painting, the exhibition shows set and costume designs, models for performances.


30 March 2017 - 27 August 2017
Exhibition "Space Medicine in Space and on Earth"

Exhibition "Space Medicine in Space and on Earth"

The exhibition presents unique medical equipment and medical complexes that were used for diagnostics and monitoring of astronauts' health during long-term flights. A separate section of the exhibition is dedicated to space technologies, which are now successfully used in health care.


29 June 2017 - 28 August 2017
Exhibition "New olds. Classics and innovations in design"

Exhibition "New olds. Classics and innovations in design"

The exhibition will feature works by young designers from Germany, Russia and other countries. Moscow Design Museum provided the Russian part of the exposition, Goethe Institute and the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations arranged the German one.


17 May 2017 - 01 September 2017
Exhibition «Feodor Chaliapin. In search of a character»

Exhibition «Feodor Chaliapin. In search of a character»

The Memorial Estate of Feodor Chaliapin presents unique musical editions of operas, in which Chaliapin performed brilliantly. The selected rare editions abound with seals of music houses, shops and private libraries, dedications, unique illustrations.

01 September 2017
Kurban Bayram

Kurban Bayram

Traditionally in Moscow, the Kurban Bayram celebration is held in mosques and on specially designated venues in different districts of the city. Believers eat meat and dispense it as charity and treat.

02 September 2017
UFO Hang Festival in RED club

UFO Hang Festival in RED club

Hang is a new musical instrument growing in popularity. Festival will bring together the best performers in hang-drum. The extraterrestrial party will be accompanied by video art, dancing and showing space paintings.

30 August 2017 - 03 September 2017
Show "The Magic of the Circus"

Show "The Magic of the Circus"

During all summer there will be a show "Magic of the circus". The programme includes the performance of gymnasts, acrobats, jugglers, equilibrists and trained animals. For the first time on the arena viewers will see the art of legerdemain by wizard Anatoly Sokol.


26 August 2017 - 03 September 2017
Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower"

Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower"

The festival "Spasskaya Tower" is the brightest music spectacular show with a military band parades, laser and pyrotechnical effects. In 2017 Mireille Mathieu will be a special guest of the festival. She will arrive together with the French Foreign Legion band on the City Day.


03 September 2017
The Day of Borodino

The Day of Borodino

Thousands of people come here first Sunday of September to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Borodino. The holiday culmination is the military historical reenactment of some episodes from the Battle of Borodino. "Russian" and "French" armies will converge in battle.


26 May 2017 - 04 September 2017
Exhibition "For our friends"

Exhibition "For our friends"

The exhibition covers the entire period of the war for the liberation of Bulgaria. There are unique memorial monuments, autographs, graphic and sculpture portraits of war heroes, uniforms, fighting weapons of Russian and Turkish armies, national clothes of the Balkan peoples, maps and awards.


09 September 2017
Zaryadye Park Opening

Zaryadye Park Opening

The new park "Zaryadye" is a large-scale landscape project near the Kremlin. Four landscape archetypes will be created in the park, and its main advantage will be a view of old Moscow. Several new attractions are planned on the territory of Zaryadye - a hovering bridge, a new philharmonic hall, a pavilion simulating an ice cave.

09 July 2017 - 09 September 2017
Brass Band Festival

Brass Band Festival

At the new open-air stage "The VDNH Green Theatre. A stage on the water " 3rd Brass Band Festival will be held. This summer the best brass bands from different parts of the world will play classics, jazz, funk, soul and popular music. The festival will end with a great gala concert on Moscow City Day.

Place: VDNKh

09 September 2017
Festival "Theatre March"

Festival "Theatre March"

This is the largest Russian open air theatre festival. This year the best Moscow theatres will present their performances: The Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, Meyerhold Center, The Theatre Ballet Moscow, Praktika Theatre, School of Dramatic Art, Taganka Theatre, School of Modern Play and many others.


01 September 2017 - 10 September 2017
Moscow's Anniversary Festival

Moscow's Anniversary Festival

The festival celebrating the 870th Moscow anniversary will be held at 40 venues of the city, its slogan will be "Moscow is the city where history is created". Moscow will be decorated in the style of the Russian avant-garde, which formed the basis for the concept of celebration due to the fact that it made a great contribution to the world art.

24 May 2017 - 10 September 2017
Exhibition «Antonio Gaudi. Barcelona»

Exhibition «Antonio Gaudi. Barcelona»

The large-scale exhibition of Antonio Gaudi presents more than 150 unique exhibits, including drawings, plans, furniture, decorative elements and models of famous buildings. Each week guided tours are organized.


07 September 2017 - 10 September 2017
Moscow Music Week

Moscow Music Week

This is a music showcase festival, at which young and yet little-known bands will be able to present themselves. Musicians will play not only for the public, but also for members of the producer centers and record companies who will attend the event. Concerts, conferences and workshops will be organized at the festival.

15 September 2017
Figure skating exhibition gala "Magic on ice"

Figure skating exhibition gala "Magic on ice"

On September 15, at the Megasport Sport Palace on the Khodynka Field, a bright ice show of the top figure skaters of Moscow and Russia "Magic on ice" will take place. Among the participants there are Evgeny Medvedev, Adelina Sotnikova, Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov, Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov, as well as many others.

16 September 2017
Russian Fast&Furious stunt show

Russian Fast&Furious stunt show

Extreme tricks, jumps on motorcycles, monster truck races, fire show and much more will be shown at the stunt show in the adventure park "Master Panin". During the breaks between performances, prizes and gifts will be raffled off.

14 September 2017 - 17 September 2017
World Festival of Circus Art IDOL-2017

World Festival of Circus Art IDOL-2017

On the arena of the Great Moscow Circus all sides of modern circus art will be presented. Russia, China, Spain, Britain and other countries will take part. The audience will see a real show: beautiful, dangerous, dramatic, funny, but completely different and record-breaking circus acts.

30 March 2017 - 17 September 2017
"Life as a day. Leo Tolstoy in the photographic lens of history"

"Life as a day. Leo Tolstoy in the photographic lens of history"

The exhibition presents photographs, manuscripts and books on the main activity of L. Tolstoy between 1880 and 1910. Visitors will be able to learn about the writer's daily routine, to which he strictly subordinated his everyday life after profound changes in his worldview.


18 May 2017 - 17 September 2017
Viktor Vasnetsov's Landscapes

Viktor Vasnetsov's Landscapes

The exhibition is dedicated to the landscape as an independent genre in the works of Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov, one of the most famous Russian artists of the second half of the 19th - beginning of the 20th century. The art show will be featuring large landscape works and graphic studies, most of which will be on display for the first time.


23 September 2017
Tanks vs Bigfoots

Tanks vs Bigfoots

In the Master Panin Adventure Park there will be an incredible spectacular show in which the legendary Russian tanks will meet in a battle with American bigfoots. As a bonus viewers will see the performances of freestyle motocross riders.

29 April 2017 - 24 September 2017
10 World Championship of Sand Sculpture

10 World Championship of Sand Sculpture

Within one week from 22 to 28 April, talented famous craftsmen from Russia and other countries will create their sand sculptures on the theme "The world around us". Visitors can see them until the end of September. The festival is dedicated to the Year of Ecology in Russia.


24 September 2017
Russian Challenge 4 Tournament

Russian Challenge 4 Tournament

Russian Challenge Promotion Company will host the 4th international tournament on professional kickboxing and Thai boxing. Before the spectators the strongest Russian and foreign fighters will face off in the tough duels.


04 August 2017 - 24 September 2017
Underwater photography festival "Wild underwater world"

Underwater photography festival "Wild underwater world"

The main idea of the festival is to present the amazing beauty of the underwater world and its creatures. More than fifty underwater photographers from around the world have provided 100 new underwater photographs taken in different seas, oceans and lakes of our planet.


17 September 2017 - 26 September 2017
Performance "May Night"

Performance "May Night"

This performance is a bold creative experiment. The bravest spectators "look" it with a blindfold and plunge into action with the help of hearing, senses of smell, touch and taste. The original idea of ​​the performance "May Night" is a change in the perception of space and time.


23 September 2017 - 27 September 2017
Festival "The Circle of Light"

Festival "The Circle of Light"

This is an annual event at which lighting designers and specialists in audiovisual art reinvent the architectural scene of Moscow by using video mapping. The opening ceremony will be held in Ostankino. The Theater Square, Tsaritsyno Park, Patriarch’s Ponds, Strogino and others will be the venues of the festival.

07 September 2017 - 28 September 2017
Exhibition "Treasures of the secret Himalayan Kingdoms"

Exhibition "Treasures of the secret Himalayan Kingdoms"

The Museum of Oriental Art presents an exhibition coinciding with the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with India and Nepal. In the first section oriental clothes, rare art objects and documents of such important personalities as Roerich and his family are collected. The second section is dedicated to the monuments of the Himalayan region and its cultural heritage.


27 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
«Prince Igor» opera

«Prince Igor» opera

This is an example of a Russian monumental epic opera. It is difficult to imagine the history of Russian music without it. The opera was composed by A.P. Borodin, who took as a basis the monument of Old Russian literature "The Song of Igor's Campaign". Stage director of the production was Yury Lyubimov.


01 May 2017 - 30 September 2017
"Works of Charles and Horace Vernet. Battle and genre scenes"

"Works of Charles and Horace Vernet. Battle and genre scenes"

Graphic works and pieces of art of Charles and Horace Vernet are exhibited in the Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812. Visitors will be able to imagine vividly pictures of the terrible and brilliant time of Napoleonic wars.


02 September 2017 - 30 September 2017
Performance "Dragon"

Performance "Dragon"

One of the most shocking directors of our time Konstantin Bogomolov staged the performance by the famous play of E. Schwartz «Dragon». The audience will see best songs, lively dances and magnificent actors.


01 May 2017 - 30 September 2017
Sky Park

Sky Park

The Sky Park is both an observatory and an open-air museum. Here is a unique collection that includes a sundial, arcs of celestial spheres, an Indian winged staircase to the sky Samrat Yantra, a stone ring of Stonehenge, a pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) and much more. Observations are conducted in fine weather.


16 June 2017 - 30 September 2017
Disco on a ship with a walk along the Moscow River

Disco on a ship with a walk along the Moscow River

Various shipping companies offer to combine a disco with a night walk on a motor ship. They guarantee incendiary music, high spirits and beautiful night views of the city. Duration of the walk is 3 hours.

01 September 2017 - 30 September 2017
Project "100 hours of astronomy" 2017

Project "100 hours of astronomy" 2017

During all September, except Tuesdays and weekends, on condition of clear weather there will be open air evening observations from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Moscow Planetarium. Visitors could watch the Moon and double stars.

Place: Sky Park

30 September 2017
Turbo Show Auto Festival

Turbo Show Auto Festival

The final of the Cup Drift Alliance for drifting will take place in Vidnoye at the Metallurg stadium. Besides, the program includes an exhibition of tuned cars, stuntriding show, dance show and photo shoots, food trucks and the opportunity to feel like a navigator of a drift-bolide.

05 July 2017 - 01 October 2017
Treasures of Imperial Japan from 19th to early 20th century

Treasures of Imperial Japan from 19th to early 20th century

For the first time the Moscow Kremlin Museums open the exhibition presenting Japanese applied and decorative art of the 19th to early 20th century from the private collection of Professor Nasser David Khalili. Japanese kimono, samples of silk embroidery, porcelain and metal artworks are on display.


01 October 2017
Concert "Vladimir Spivakov Invites"

Concert "Vladimir Spivakov Invites"

The opening of the IX Moscow music festival “Vladimir Spivakov Invites”. Vladimir Spivakov, Simone Kermes and the Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra will give the audience an unforgettable evening. Simone Kermes is called "the baroque queen" and this repertoire she will bring to Moscow.


22 September 2017 - 01 October 2017
International Festival of Performances for Children "Gavrosh"

International Festival of Performances for Children "Gavrosh"

In 2017, the festival will host the theatres of France. Today the French theatre for children and young people is one of the richest in variety of genres and themes. The programme includes performances for spectators of different ages - for kids, schoolchildren and teenagers.


30 September 2017 - 01 October 2017
World Vegetarianism Day

World Vegetarianism Day

The main day for all vegetarians will be held in the column hall of the Zil Cultural Center within the monthly market VegMart #8. It involves a myriad of shops, producers, vegan and raw food cafes. Entrance is free, but requires registration on the website vegmart.info.

03 October 2017
Sting Concert

Sting Concert

The new Sting concert as part of the tour "57th & 9th" will be a real gift for all fans of high-quality British rock. Twelfth studio album of Sting has become the first rock-album of the artist for thirteen years. It was named after the intersection of two Manhattan roads, which Sting passed by on the way to studio every day.


03 October 2017
Electric Light Orchestra Classic with Moscow Symphony Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra Classic with Moscow Symphony Orchestra

The concert in Moscow will start a big Russian tour, timed to coincide with the anniversary of the most successful album "Out Of The Blue" released 40 years ago. The upcoming concert is significant because the musicians will celebrate cooperation with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.

03 October 2017
Beat Festival of Drum Art

Beat Festival of Drum Art

Gala concert of the first Moscow International Festival of Drum Art "BEAT FEST" will take place on the stage of the Gogol Center, which will become a unique event in the cultural life of the capital and other Russian cities. The theme of the festival "BEAT FEST" 2017 will be the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Buddy Rich who is one of the most famous jazz drummers.

07 October 2017
Pipes of the World Festival

Pipes of the World Festival

Pipes of Ireland, Scotland, France, Galicia, Brittany, Germany, Russia and the Republic of Belarus will be presented at the festival in the Glastonberry Club. The headliners of the festival will be Irish group Realta (Dublin) and dashing Petersburgers from Otava Yo. At the festival fair guests will be able to find both souvenirs and all kinds of handicrafts.

22 September 2017 - 08 October 2017
Golden Autumn Festival

Golden Autumn Festival

Festival venues of the city will offer a wide choice of high-quality farm products such as meat, fish, cheeses, vegetables and fruits. In addition, there will be unusual dishes by the metropolitan restaurateurs, cooking classes, spectacular food shows, concerts, performances, competitions and much more. The schedule and programme of the festival can be found on the website of the Moscow Mayor.

17 June 2017 - 08 October 2017
"Market of Local Food" Festival

"Market of Local Food" Festival

The festival will traditionally become a platform for testing new gastroprojects. Enthusiasts will share a location with chefs and restaurants making a unique special product in a street food format. The themes of the markets this year are coffee, Asian food, movies and food, healthy lifestyle.


23 August 2017 - 08 October 2017
Exhibition of Modern Sculpture "Five Dimensions"

Exhibition of Modern Sculpture "Five Dimensions"

The Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val presents a large-scale project dedicated to modern sculpture. At the exhibition, visitors will get acquainted with the many styles and directions in which the masters work since 1992, when the Association of Moscow Sculptors was founded.


25 August 2017 - 09 October 2017
Wake Park in the center of Moscow

Wake Park in the center of Moscow

Specially for the Moscow City Day unique sport venues on extreme water sport are opened only thirty meters from the zero kilometer. On Manezhnaya Square an installation "Artificial wave" for flowboarding and on Revolution Square a wake park of two pools have sprung.

09 October 2017 - 10 October 2017
International Festival of Magicians "Russian Magic Convention 2017"

International Festival of Magicians "Russian Magic Convention 2017"

Magicians from all corners of Russia and the world will come to Yuri Kuklachev Cat Theatre to compete in various categories. This year Joachim Solberg from Denmark is invited to the festival of magicians. He is the author and participant of numerous illusionary projects on Danish TV. The list of events includes 6 interesting workshops and a gala show.


14 October 2017
TRANCEMISSION «Moonlight» Festival

TRANCEMISSION «Moonlight» Festival

Radio Record will present the 25th event of the iconic festival Trancemission, which was named "Moonlight". According to the lunar calendar on October 14 the Earth will be vulnerable to the influence of Saturn - a planet of strong energy. Spectators are waiting for a new "moon" show and new names.

14 October 2017
Mixed Martial Arts Tournament "TIME to FIGHT" - "Elite"

Mixed Martial Arts Tournament "TIME to FIGHT" - "Elite"

Fans of mixed martial arts MMA will see fights for the championship belts among the best fighters of the Moscow Region MMA Federation "TIME to FIGHT". The list of the tournament participants will be published on the eve of the event. This is a spectacular show that captures from the first minutes and won’t let go to the very end.


13 October 2017 - 14 October 2017
Russian Autosport Show Exhibition

Russian Autosport Show Exhibition

At the Moscow Raceway Сircuit in Moscow Oblast there will be festival-like exhibition of Russian motorsport achievements. Drift-taxis, freestyle motocross, go-carting and test drive, as well as a bright show program with racing, prizes and stuntriding will be offered for visitors.

08 October 2017 - 15 October 2017
International Puppet Theatres Festival named after Sergey Obraztsov

International Puppet Theatres Festival named after Sergey Obraztsov

The International Puppet Festival for the first time presents puppet performances created for different ages in a format of the Small Scene and of the Chamber Scene. This year's program is dedicated to theatres of Russian regions.


21 October 2017
Pirate Station Drum & Bass Festival

Pirate Station Drum & Bass Festival

On the stage of the Stadium Club the audience will see History Show with the best moments of the show of previous years. More than 100 professional artists take part in the production: actors, acrobats, dancers, air gymnasts and even magicians. The Moscow version will be the end of the jubilee tour of the famous festival.

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Tennis tournament "VTB Kremlin Cup"

Tennis tournament "VTB Kremlin Cup"

This is the first Russian professional tennis tournament of international level and the most important event in the Russian tennis calendar. The preliminary composition of the players will be announced 40 days before the start of the tournament.

01 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Performance "Aladdin’s Magic Lamp"

Performance "Aladdin’s Magic Lamp"

This is one of the most beautiful and legendary performances staged by Sergei Obraztsov in 1940. You will see an oriental city with the golden palaces, which becomes a background for the romantic love story of Aladdin and Princess Budhur unfolds.


16 September 2017 - 22 October 2017
Performance "The Blue Bird"

Performance "The Blue Bird"

This ballet about seeking the Blue Bird of happiness based on Maeterlinck's play was in the repertoire of the theatre for many years. However, the theatre has recently decided to breathe new life into it. Ilya Sats's music got a modern sounding, the play was staged by one of the most interesting contemporary choreographers Kirill Simonov.


20 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017

Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017

The Russian stage in the upcoming pre-Olympic season will be the first in the series. It will be held at the Megasport Arena on Khodynsky Boulevard. It will be attended by such famous figure skaters as Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov, Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev, Evgeniya Medvedeva and Elena Rodionova, as well as many others.

12 October 2017 - 25 October 2017
International Festival-School TERRITORY

International Festival-School TERRITORY

The festival unites professionals at theatre, dance, fine art and music, and also presents to the audience the actual art of different genres. There will be expected premieres such as "Belgian Rules/Belgium rules" by Jan Fabre, the play "Heritage. Rooms without people" (Switzerland, Germany), Anna Tereza de Keersmaeker's play "Fase. Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich" and others.

27 October 2017
Cannes Lions Moscow Festival

Cannes Lions Moscow Festival

In the Moscow House of Cinema the presentation of the winning videos of the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will take place, during which the best examples of the world's creativity will be presented to the audience. For many years the Moscow presentation has been one of the most popular and anticipated events in the life of the Russian advertising industry.

28 October 2017
Kasabian and Slaves Concert

Kasabian and Slaves Concert

The first Kasabian concert in Russia took place in 2012, since then the British have come here regularly. The company to electro-rockers will keep "punks of a new generation" - the English duo Slaves. Listeners will be able to appreciate their powerful punk rock in the Stadium Club.

28 October 2017
European Professional Dancing Championship

European Professional Dancing Championship

Dance duets from more than 30 countries will take part in the Dancing Championship. The strongest pairs of the planet will show their best. Also, there will be a rich programme of exhibition performances, including Argentine Tango popular among spectators.


28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Igor Moiseyev Folk Dance Ensemble with «Dances of the World» program

Igor Moiseyev Folk Dance Ensemble with «Dances of the World» program

The Igor Moiseyev Ensemble is the first and the world's only professional choreographic group, which learns and promotes the folk dance of the peoples of the world. Abroad it is justly considered to be a calling card of Russia. "Dances of the World" program will be shown in the Church Council Hall.


06 July 2017 - 29 October 2017
Exhibition "Earth. View from the orbit"

Exhibition "Earth. View from the orbit"

The exhibition is timed to the Year of Ecology and it is devoted to the exploration of the Earth from space. The exposition presents photographs made from the side of the orbital station by astronauts.


15 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
The House of Utopia: A journey into the House of Narkomfin

The House of Utopia: A journey into the House of Narkomfin

The educational project «Moscow Through the Engineer’s Eyes» launches tours to the famous House of Narkomfin. It is a world-famous piece of the Soviet avant-garde architecture, intended to teach Soviet citizens how to live in a socialist utopia. You will see the famous type F cell and visit the roof of the building with a great view on Moscow skyscrapers.

11 July 2017 - 31 October 2017
Exhibition "One Hundred Wonders of Russia. Multimedia project"

Exhibition "One Hundred Wonders of Russia. Multimedia project"

The exhibition is realized under the programme of domestic tourism support and becomes one of the symbols of "Year of Ecology". By using the most advanced technology, visitors will be able to travel through time and space over spectacular memorial places of Russia.


01 November 2017
Lord of the Dance Show

Lord of the Dance Show

It is 20 years of a grand musical show, based on Celtic folk music and Irish folk dances. Within the anniversary world tour, the show will be given in Moscow. Besides lively dances difficult to perform each show of the group includes unique light and pyrotechnic effects.


01 November 2017
Scorpions Concert

Scorpions Concert

The legendary band turns 50 for which reason the anniversary tour called Crazy World Tour was organized. For Russian fans the band is preparing an impressive concert program including the most famous hits of different years.


01 October 2017 - 04 November 2017
Performance "The Century-Long Road!"

Performance "The Century-Long Road!"

The performance is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Durov Animal Theater. A hippo, an elephant, sea lions and bears appear in the first part. The second part shows a reconstruction of Durov’s famous big railroad.


04 November 2017
Music of the Earth Festival

Music of the Earth Festival

The festival under the guidance of pianist Boris Berezovsky will present to the audience academic and folk cultures as parts of the whole. In the programme there are performers working at the intersection of musical styles rooted in folklore.


04 November 2017 - 05 November 2017
Night of Art all-Russian event

Night of Art all-Russian event

This campaign will take place on the venues of museums, theatres, exhibition halls, libraries, as well as in open spaces. For example, you can visit a special guided tour through the permanent exhibition of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts or listen to a concert in the St. Peter’s and Paul’s Cathedral. Some events are not free.

05 November 2017
Trance Universe: The Next Level Party

Trance Universe: The Next Level Party

A new series of the electronic trance festival will take place on the stage of the Theatre Club in Barklaya Street. Headliners of the festival are Giuseppe Ottaviani, Estiva, Darren Porter and Matt Bukovski. Besides headliners trance music will also be created by talented DJs: VIC, Sergi Guliov, Goer, Sasha Sha and many others.

27 October 2017 - 06 November 2017
Big Cartoon Festival

Big Cartoon Festival

This is the largest animation festival in Russia, which presents the latest Russian and foreign shorts and animated features. Cartoon Factory is one of the main events of the festival, offering everyone to participate in the creation of a cartoon.

06 November 2017
OXXXIMIRON Concert

OXXXIMIRON Concert

Rapper Myron Fyodorov made his way from the London pubs to one of the largest concert halls in Moscow. The concert in Olympic Stadium is a landmark solo show, which is a symbol of an unprecedented rise of independent music.

11 November 2017
Friendly match between Argentina and Russia

Friendly match between Argentina and Russia

Friendly match between the Russian national football team and Argentina with Lionel Messi as a head of team will open the Luzhniki stadium after a long renovation. The stadium now holds up to 81 thousand spectators and has a new natural grass.

13 September 2017 - 12 November 2017
Exhibition "Cai Guo-Qiang: October"

Exhibition "Cai Guo-Qiang: October"

This is the first Russian personal exhibition of the world-famous Chinese artist, well-known for his pyrotechnic shows. It will feature powder painting and sculptures, as well as sketches for pyrotechnic performances and an installation for a century of the October Revolution.


16 September 2017 - 12 November 2017
«Constantin Brancusi. Sculptures, drawings, photographs, films»

«Constantin Brancusi. Sculptures, drawings, photographs, films»

This is the first Russian exhibition of Constantin Brancusi - sculptor, artist and photographer. The master of abstract sculpture photographed his works by himself. The exhibition will feature about 150 shots of Brancusi, his drawings and sculptures, including the famous "Sleeping Muse" and "Prometheus".


12 November 2017
Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The Glenn Miller Orchestra will present "It's Miller Time" new jazz programme. The orchestra was created in 1939 by trombonist Glenn Miller. It is considered that the European orchestra was created in 1990. Previously, the orchestra leader Wil Salden had been collecting and recreating the original compositions of Glenn Miller for 15 years.


17 November 2017
Small Giants of Big Jazz

Small Giants of Big Jazz

Prize winners of Gnesin Jazz Instrumental and Gnesin Jazz Voice, which are unique international competitions created in different years by Anatoly Kroll, will go on stage of the Svetlanov Hall. The programme will present pieces from world jazz classics, compositions of modern jazz authors and original versions.


15 November 2017 - 19 November 2017
"Don Carlo" Opera

"Don Carlo" Opera

The Don Carlo performance history at the Bolshoi Theatre is a short one. A venerable British director Adrian Noble offers a new version of Don Carlo in honor of Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial. Scenography of the play was created by Tobias Hoheisel - a perspicacious German designer, known for his bold ideas and precise featuring of artistic image.


01 November 2017 - 24 November 2017
‘The Main Shots’ Photographic Exhibition

‘The Main Shots’ Photographic Exhibition

At the exhibition visitors will see unique photos from the historical TASS photo archive. Most of the shots have never been published. The exhibition covers the period 20s-80s of the 20th century and represents the landmark events of that time.


26 November 2017
HIM Concert

HIM Concert

After a long silence, the distinguished Finnish rock band HIM announced the beginning of the farewell tour, thus ending the last chapter of its 26-year career. The concert of a unique group in Moscow will take place in Stadium Live Club.

27 May 2017 - 26 November 2017
"The genius of the place: from the manege to the exhibition hall"

"The genius of the place: from the manege to the exhibition hall"

The exhibition is timed to the 200th anniversary of the Moscow Manege and presents all stages of its history. The exposition features archival documents and photographs, architectural plans and models, works of art and objects once exhibited at this hall.


29 August 2017 - 26 November 2017
Four Oceans Mystery

Four Oceans Mystery

The show is about the young inventor and his incredible adventures. The hero of a story has created an extraordinary vehicle with flying, swimming and walking functions. You have a unique chance to join the young dreamer during his trip into the past and future, meet various marine animals: killer whales, white whales, dolphins and walruses.

Place: Moskvarium

09 September 2017 - 27 November 2017
"Gladiator" Boxing show in Volta club

"Gladiator" Boxing show in Volta club

On the show of real men, organized with the support of the Professional Boxing Federation of Russia, the audience will see fights of the world's boxing stars. The adrenaline rush is guaranteed to everyone. Also, spectators are greeted with Ring girls, there will be a bar with drinks and concerts of music stars.

02 December 2017 - 03 December 2017
Northern Lights Ethnic Festival

Northern Lights Ethnic Festival

It is a festival of culture, traditions and creativity of the peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East. The programme of the festival includes a meeting of visitors with the indigenous people of these regions, a demonstration of national costumes, ethnic dances, the presentation of shamanic rituals and folk songs at a fire.

Place: Ethnomir

02 December 2017 - 03 December 2017
FOOD SHOW Festival

FOOD SHOW Festival

Within the 11th Food and Drinks Festival guests will be able to taste different food and participate in cooking classes. Also the programme of the festival includes FOOD SHOW Pop-up cooking studio, lectures and presentations of cuisines of the world, award festivities called FOOD SHOW AWARDS 2017. The admission is free of charge, but it’s necessary to register on foodshow.ru.


14 September 2017 - 06 December 2017
Exhibition "Italian Buildings by Alexey Schusev"

Exhibition "Italian Buildings by Alexey Schusev"

The exhibition is dedicated to the Italian projects of Alexei Schusev - an outstanding architect of the 20th century. Before the First World War, he built the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Bari and the Russian Exhibition Pavilion in Venice. In addition, his project of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in San Remo, which he failed to implement, will be available to visitors.


09 December 2017 - 10 December 2017
4 Seasons New Year's Market

4 Seasons New Year's Market

On the "4 season" market, which will take place in ARTPLAY Design Center visitors will be offered with magic and a New Year atmosphere, original gifts and designer's Christmas toys, New Year sweets and master classes on handmade for adults and children. The entrance is free.

05 December 2017 - 12 December 2017
Italy Week 2017

Italy Week 2017

For a few days, Italy will move to Moscow to Central Manege. The exhibition is a unique project of modern culture, designed to unite the best achievements in the socio-cultural sphere of Russia and Italy. Programme of events includes fashion day, culture day, tourism day, design and architecture day, the Doge's Ball, the day of economics.

13 October 2017 - 15 December 2017
The series of concerts "Sounding Paintings"

The series of concerts "Sounding Paintings"

In the program of a project there are musical classics in an unusual performance, masterpieces of painting and sand animation. Concerts will be held in the Evangelical-Lutheran Stt. Peter-and-Paul's Cathedral and in the Mansion on Volkhonka.

15 December 2017 - 17 December 2017
Italian week festival

Italian week festival

The festival, which will be held at Bakery No. 9 (Dmitrovskaya metro station) is dedicated to the Italian culture in all its diversity. Guests will visit a Christmas fair with Italian products, cosmetics and gifts.

13 December 2017 - 20 December 2017
Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Every year on the first day of Hanukkah, a huge eight- branched candlestick is solemnly lit at the Revolution Square and the chief rabbi of Russia says the Hanukkah prayer. The celebration continues with dances to traditional Jewish music and fireworks.

03 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
Christmas festival of sacred music "Advent"

Christmas festival of sacred music "Advent"

Christmas festival of sacred music "Advent" offers to plunge into an amazing atmosphere of preparation for the bright holiday of Christmas. The Advent is a special time before Christmas in the Western Christian tradition, a time of joyful expectation of a miracle. The festival will take place in the Stt. Peter’s and Paul’s Cathedral.

24 December 2017 - 25 December 2017
Christmas

Christmas

In the evening on December 24, in Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary the celebratory mass will be held in several languages: Russian, French, Polish, English and Spanish. In the morning on December 25 a "children's" mass will be held. Parents used to take their children there. After the service, visitors can look at the den with real animals.

22 December 2017 - 28 December 2017
Festival "European Christmas"

Festival "European Christmas"

The festival "European Christmas" will take place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary in the days before Christmas and after it. At the festival it will be possible to listen to spiritual music of different epochs and popular Christmas songs.

15 June 2017 - 30 December 2017
Master classes and shows in Experimentarium Science Museum

Master classes and shows in Experimentarium Science Museum

Every weekend, holidays and school holidays, the museum hosts fascinating and scientific-entertaining shows and master classes with experiments in physics and chemistry. Even the youngest guests at the age of 4-5 will be able to get acquainted with science.

30 December 2017
Concert "Golden collection of opera masterpieces"

Concert "Golden collection of opera masterpieces"

In the Small Hall of the Kremlin Palace you can hear the well-known opera arias, duets and scenes from operas by Verdi, Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Glinka and other composers. The music will be performed by conductor Ilya Norshtein, symphonic orchestra and principal singers of the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow.


01 September 2017 - 31 December 2017
Exhibition "Russian Generals of the Napoleonic Wars"

Exhibition "Russian Generals of the Napoleonic Wars"

The exhibition will feature graphic portraits of Russian generals who have proved themselves in the era of Napoleonic wars. They were drawn by such artists as Louis de Saint-Aubin, Francesco Vendramini and others.


19 May 2017 - 31 December 2017
Exhibition "Ice Fire"

Exhibition "Ice Fire"

Exhibition is devoted to the fate of Marina Tsvetaeva's family in the era of the Civil War. The exposition presents unique exhibits, including personal belongings of Sergei Efron, his ration card, objects of military life of that time, photographs, poems and documents.

11 December 2016 - 31 December 2017
Exposition "Sergei Prokofiev is a composer ahead of its time"

Exposition "Sergei Prokofiev is a composer ahead of its time"

Mobile multimedia exhibition in The Prokofiev Museum allows visitors to travel through time and periods thematically and chronologically. Its highlight is the restored interior of the master's cabinet.

16 June 2017 - 31 December 2017
Excursion "Moscow City. Observation deck"

Excursion "Moscow City. Observation deck"

On the observation deck of the 58th floor, you can not only look at Moscow from all sides, but also listen to a fascinating story about the city, its history, the future of "Moscow City" and skyscrapers of the capital.

03 January 2018 - 05 January 2018
Festival "Rock-Yolka: Rockabilly Rumble"

Festival "Rock-Yolka: Rockabilly Rumble"

The Moscow club "GLASTONBERRY" (13A 1st Dubrovskaya Str) will host a family music festival dedicated to rock and roll. Such bands as "THE MAGNETIX", "BETTY BOOP LOVERS" and "BEAT DEVILS" will perform. In addition, young rockers will be offered to make a rocker face-painting, to participate in musical master classes and to taste the New Year's rock menu.

22 December 2017 - 06 January 2018
Ice Show "The Nutcracker-2"

Ice Show "The Nutcracker-2"

In the show of Evgeni Plushenko, the stars of the world figure skating will perform to the accompaniment of the Vienna Strauss Philharmonic Orchestra. The show will bring together theatre, dancing and figure skating, while the story is based on Hoffmann's famous fairy tale.


22 December 2017 - 08 January 2018
Circus Water Show "Pirates of the underground sea"

Circus Water Show "Pirates of the underground sea"

A bright and unusual show is based on the original script and is filled with acrobatic plays, stunts, and exciting acts of synchronized swimming. World-class athletes and professional artists will perform in front of an audience.


04 January 2018 - 08 January 2018
Winter Jazz Festival "Jazz-January in Kolomenskoye"

Winter Jazz Festival "Jazz-January in Kolomenskoye"

The palace of Tsar Aleksey Mikhailovich will hold concerts of popular Moscow musicians - orchestra "Moscow Jazz", ensemble The Kikipickles, quartet "Black Square", and trio of Daniil Kramer. The programme includes pop tunes and jazz standards.


27 December 2017 - 10 January 2018
International Christmas Festival "The Art of Good"

International Christmas Festival "The Art of Good"

A bright Christmas charity festival will be held in the Catholic Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary in Malaya Gruzinskaya Street. The best performers from different countries of the world will present concerts of beautiful organ, instrumental and vocal music to the Russian public.

17 October 2017 - 14 January 2018
‘Freedom for All?’ Exhibition

‘Freedom for All?’ Exhibition

This is a research project prepared in partnership with the Museum of Jewish History in Russia that narrates about the cultural, political and religious development of the Jewish community in Russia during the Revolution (1917-1919). Among the exhibits there are paintings by Marc Chagall, Robert Falk, El Lissitzky and other outstanding artists.


15 December 2017 - 14 January 2018
"The Lost World" Show

"The Lost World" Show

It is a unique New Year musical with marine animals as artists. Trapeze artists, singers and amazing marine animals will perform on one stage. For the first time the show is accompanied by a live sound. The programme includes the acts with dolphins, walruses, white whales, sea lions and killer whales.

Place: Moskvarium

06 April 2017 - 15 January 2018
Russian monarchs. Dynasty of the Romanovs

Russian monarchs. Dynasty of the Romanovs

"The Kremlin in Izmailovo" and "Anastasia Chizhova Gallery" present an exhibition of costumed porcelain sculpture. It is organized in chronological order and represents the history of the Russian state. Dynasty of the Romanovs occupies a special place in the exposition. The best artists of Russia created the collection of these dolls for many years.


13 January 2018 - 17 January 2018
"Swan Lake" ballet

"Swan Lake" ballet

This ballet Pyotr Tchaikovsky created specifically for the Bolshoi Theatre. For many years ballet was performed on the main stage of the country, and later Yuri Grigorovich breathed new life into it. "Swan Lake" has long been a calling card of the theater.


13 October 2017 - 17 January 2018
‘Mikhail Shemyakin. An entirely different artist’ Exhibition

‘Mikhail Shemyakin. An entirely different artist’ Exhibition

The Museum of Russian Impressionism presents a retrospective of the original Impressionist artist Mikhail Fyodorovich Shemyakin’s works, which were created in the first half of the 20th century. Mikhail Shemyakin studied with Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin. The exposition includes paintings from Russian museums, private collections and museums of neighboring countries.

19 September 2017 - 18 January 2018
7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art

7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art

For the first time the Biennale will last four months. It will feature works by 52 artists from 25 countries. The participants of the Main Project "Clouds Forests" will be Matthew Barney, Olafur Eliasson and singer Björk. The curator of the project is Yuko Hasegawa.


15 January 2018 - 21 January 2018
European Figure Skating Championships 2018

European Figure Skating Championships 2018

Before the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, the best Russian and world figure skaters will compete at the European Championships in Moscow, at the Megasport Sports Palace. On January 17, the championship will open with a short program, and on January 21, the spectators will see a bright and spectacular exhibition gala.

28 September 2017 - 24 January 2018
‘Someone 1917’ Exhibition

‘Someone 1917’ Exhibition

The exhibition is devoted to a new interpretation of 1917 and the revolution. It presents the way the significant artists perceived those events. The exposition includes about 120 paintings and sculptures from Russian museums and foreign collections.


01 October 2017 - 31 January 2018
Exhibition "Kuban Cossacks"

Exhibition "Kuban Cossacks"

The exhibition is dedicated to the Russian Cossacks of the 19th-20th centuries. The exposition will present materials from the collection of the State Historical Museum, private collections and the Krasnodar State Historical and Archaeological Museum, created by the officer of the Kuban Cossack Army Yevgeny Felitsin in 1879.


01 October 2017 - 31 January 2018
Energy of a dream. By the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917

Energy of a dream. By the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917

The exhibition presents historical monuments of the post-revolutionary decade and a half. The exposition will show how the revolution contributed to a breakthrough in all spheres of public life, and how at the same time revolutionary upheavals came with violent class warfare.


11 October 2017 - 31 January 2018
Drawings of Klimt and Schiele

Drawings of Klimt and Schiele

The exhibition is a part of Austria and Russia's tourism cross-year. It is dedicated to the graphic works of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele and presents more than 120 drawings from the collection of the Albertina Museum, so visitors can get a complete picture of Austrian masters' work.


06 September 2017 - 31 January 2018
Multimedia exhibition "Pieter Bruegel. Inverted world"

Multimedia exhibition "Pieter Bruegel. Inverted world"

Exhibition "Brueghel. Inverted World" in ARTPLAY Design Center was created in close cooperation with the office of Flanders and Brussels VISITFLANDERS. To immerse in the work of Bruegel, the organizers of the exhibition turned to the storytelling: in the multimedia hall you can hear stories about Bruegel's works, told from the first person.

02 November 2017 - 31 January 2018
'Leo Tolstoy as the Mirror of the Russian Revolution' Exhibition

'Leo Tolstoy as the Mirror of the Russian Revolution' Exhibition

The exhibition is devoted to the way Leo Tolstoy saw the upcoming revolution, to which he did not live to see. The exposition presents diaries, manuscripts, articles and letters, photographs and other materials that reveal the attitude of Leo Tolstoy to the revolution and revolutionaries.


17 November 2017 - 04 February 2018
El Lissitzky

El Lissitzky

The exhibition will be organized simultaneously in two locations. In the Tretyakov Gallery viewers will see prouns, projects, sketches of designs for exhibitions from the museum’s collection, and also paintings and graphic works from overseas museums. The Jewish Museum will feature book illustrations, posters, photos.


29 September 2017 - 04 February 2018
Retrospective of Takashi Murakami

Retrospective of Takashi Murakami

The exhibition covers several periods of Takashi Murakami's career. The exposition includes paintings, graphics, films and animations, manga, anime and various artifacts from the artist's studio. This is the first major exhibition of Murakami's works in Russia.


09 February 2018
Concert of Hibla Gerzmava

Concert of Hibla Gerzmava

Hibla Gerzmava is one of the most famous modern opera singers, which performs in the world's leading theatres. At a night concert in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, she will perform with Arsen Sogomonyan, the soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre, with whom they have already successfully performed earlier.


14 February 2018
“Stars of the Mariinsky Theatre”, Concert for Valentine's Day

“Stars of the Mariinsky Theatre”, Concert for Valentine's Day

The Mariinsky Theatre invites all lovers of the Neapolitan songs to listen to masterpieces of Italian song art. Conductor is Mikhail Granovsky. Exclusive performing arts combined with high technical skills will give to the audience unforgettable impressions on the eve of the most romantic holiday.


09 February 2018 - 18 February 2018
Moscow Maslenitsa Festival

Moscow Maslenitsa Festival

Maslenitsa is one of the favorite national holidays. The festival invites guests at various venues of the city. The programme includes outdoor festivities, pancakes (blinis), songs, dances and master classes, as well as a traditional burning of the stuffed Maslenitsa.