Events of the year

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.

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.


07 October 2017 - 08 October 2017
Performance "The Audience"

Performance "The Audience"

Brilliant Inna Churikova acts as Queen Elizabeth II. Gleb Panfilov staged the performance by the play of Peter Morgan, which takes place in many theatres of Britain. It is based on the weekly conversations of the Queen with the Prime Ministers. The play is adapted for the Russian spectators.


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.

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.

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.


03 November 2017 - 04 November 2017
Art Night

Art Night

All-Russian action "Art Night" will take place in museums, galleries, theatres, libraries and other cultural places. The program of events is being formed and will be announced later. There will be excursions, performances and master classes.

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.


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.


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.


06 April 2017 - 28 February 2018
«Horizons of history. Excavations on the Manezhnaya Square 1993-1997»

«Horizons of history. Excavations on the Manezhnaya Square 1993-1997»

The exhibition is dedicated to the most extensive excavations in Moscow at the end of the 20th century. The exposition will answer questions about what discoveries archaeologists have made on Manezhnaya Square in 1993-1997, how the first underground museum of the capital was built.


05 December 2014 - 31 December 2018
Exhibition "Russia does itself"

Exhibition "Russia does itself"

The Polytechnic Museum's key exhibition for the period of renovation display the most important achievements of Russian science on VDNKh. Here you can find out about the legendary Russian scientists of past and present, famous and little-known scientific and technical researches of different years, to participate in real experiments.

Place: VDNKh