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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is the first exhibition of works by Haim Soutine (1893-1943), representative of the Paris School, in Russia. More than 60 works of the artist from the Museum of Modern Art of Paris, the Pompidou Centre, private European and Russian collections will be exhibited.
Director Yuri Butusov produced an early drama of Berthold Brecht "Drums in the Night", in which he continued to develop the theme of a man who rebels against social injustice. The performance is staged in a cabaret style and appeals to the spectator's emotions.
The exhibition "Lords of the Ocean. Treasures of the Portuguese Empire of the 16th-18th centuries" is dedicated to the history and culture of the Portuguese Empire of this time. It will present portraits and items, which belonged to the rulers, military commanders and explorers, ceremonial objects from palaces, jewelry, coins, weapons, armour, documents, engravings and atlases.
Musicians decided to visit the capital again in the context of the "Global Spirit Tour". It is dedicated to the new album released in 2017, "Spirit", which by various estimates became the best album of "Depeche Mode". The performance will be held in the Olympic Stadium.
The Kuskovo Estate invites you to a concert dedicated to the music of Antonio Vivaldi. Legendary music will be performed by the chamber ensemble Violini di Maestro conducted by Alexander Chernov. During intermission the audience will be able to see the exhibition of the "Portrait Gallery" in the Big Stone Greenhouse.
The opera based on Melville's story is performed in English. It is the story of sailor Billy – beautiful, young, irradiating goodness man. Another hero – Claggart hates him accusing of mutiny. What is most remarkable is that the opera is performed only by male voices.
The largest private collection of carved bones belonging to the Karisalov family is presented at the exhibition. The exhibition includes about 150 items made by Russian artisans in the 18th-19th centuries: sculpture, icons, panels, chests, psyche, etc.
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.
The annual Christmas fair takes place on Red Square in front of the GUM Department Store. Here you can buy souvenirs, gifts, eat pancakes and donuts, or taste kvass and sbiten, ride on the carousel and listen to musical performances. In the New Year at the fair you can meet Ded Moroz (Santa Claus) and Snow Maiden.
This winter, a children's skating rink in Gorky Park will be the launching platform for future champions. Here the figure skating school of Alexei Yagudin will open for the first time. For three months the famous sportsman and highly awarded ice acrobats will teach 120 kids to skate.
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.
This is a collaborative project of the Vakhtangov Theatre and the National Greece Theatre in Athens. The play of Sophocles by Rimas Tuminas is about dignity, the force of destiny and the power of fate. A special highlight of the play is the Greek choir singing in its native language.
A bright, emotional, fascinating performance based on the novel of Leo Tolstoy. Live music, beautiful vocal, spectacular choreography combined with multimedia technologies will immerse the audience into the luxury atmosphere of the 19th century, which is background for the love story of the heroes.
A bright and delicious festival of Moscow fairs will be held on the city venues, located in different areas. Besides high-quality farm products, there will also be a cultural programme too: workshops, competitions and musical animation. Also, people in Moscow will be able to choose which products will appear at future weekend fairs.
The comedy of Moliere staged by Philipp Grigoryan takes spectators to early 20th century in Russia. The family of the last Russian emperor Nicholas II can be guessed in the family of Oregon. The universal evil is represented in Tartuffe by Grigory Rasputin. Comedy thus becomes a tragedy.
The performance of Mindaugas Karbauskis in Mayakovsky Theatre is dedicated to the problem of migrants in Europe. The characters of the play come to London in search of a better life, but they meet with the fact that they are vulnerable in a big city. But the main problem lies in the internal conflict of the heroes with themselves.
The exhibition is dedicated to the samovar that was one of the most important items of the Russian household for several centuries. In the second quarter of the 19th century, about one hundred samovar workshops and productions were opened in Moscow. The exhibition presents a variety of products of these companies for the period 1825-1900.
Goran Bregovic is known primarily for composing music for many of Emir Kusturica's films, including Time of the Gypsies, Arizona Dream and the Black Cat, White Cat film. His Balkan lively music with gipsy motifs will assure unforgettable impressions to every listener, who will come to GlavClub Green Concert.
Sergei Zhenovach staged Sergei Bulgakov’s play, having involved in the performance several generations of students. As the director tells, he wanted to understand the novel's conception and invent his own stage reality. The main character became Woland, and the action was moved to a madhouse.
FMX, mountainboarding, workout, drifting, parkour, roller-sports and much more will be in the programme of the main festival of extreme sports, Breakthrough. The leading sportsmen will show death-defying stunts, jumps and flights. Besides that, spectators will see a light show and performances by artists.
This holiday is dedicated to the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt and freedom from Egyptian slavery. It begins every year on the 14th day of the month of Nisan according to the lunar calendar. On the last day of the holiday in the synagogues of Moscow there will be a ceremony of "splitting of the sea". Pesaсh will be celebrated in the Jewish Сommunity Сenter.
The galactic show of the Japanese musical guru of new age, known as Kitaro, will take place in Moscow. The legendary musician will come with a new concert programme "Kojiki And The Universe". His extraterrestrial music will be accompanied by fascinating visuals. The musician found his calling in conveying the energy of the Universe to his listeners.
A dynamic, passionate, costumed performance has turned out from the multi-page novel of A. Dumas. There are many fights on swords, dances, brilliance and beauty. The performance was staged by the famous stunt man, theatre and cinema fight director Andrei Ryklin.
Four programmes will be at the festival: symphonic, choral, chamber and ringing. Famous musical bands will give concerts on main venues of the capital. Directly on the Easter day in Moscow the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra will perform under the baton of Valery Gergiev.
At Easter in honor of the resurrection of Jesus Christ Moscow churches and temples will hold a midnight holy mass. Traditionally, people cook Easter cakes and decorate chicken eggs. This is the main holiday of a year for the Orthodox Christians. The city Easter Gift Festival is timed to this event, and it will take place at various venues in Moscow.
Ballet director of Monte Carlo Jean-Christophe Maillot staged the play to the music of Shostakovich. It is about the meeting of two incredibly strong personalities, each of whom eventually learns himself in the other. The reason for their unruly behavior is in loneliness, to which they are doomed among mediocre people.
More than 40 venues of the city will host a festival timed to the celebration of Easter. However, the main among them will be Tverskoy Boulevard, Revolution Square, Manezhnaya Square and Novy Arbat. At the festival special attention will be paid to charity events, including a charity theatre marathon.
The legendary group celebrates 20 years since the release of the debut album Proud Like a God. After its anniversary tour to Europe Guano Apes goes on tour to Moscow to present the hits which gained hearts of many fans of the group. The concert will take place in the Adrenaline Stadium Club.
This is the most important and expected Russian theatrical festival, which ends with the awarding ceremony in the Bolshoi Theatre. The award is created in order to reveal talents in the theatre world. The festival is held by the Theatre Union, Culture Ministry and Moscow City Government.
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.
An anti-utopia based on the novels of V. Sorokin "Oprichnik's Day" and "Telluria" was staged by Mark Zakharov. This is a satire on modern Russia, on which the director worked for 9 years. The performance is phantasmagoric, acute, absurd and comic. The best actors of Lenkom play in it.
This is one of the best operas of S. Gounod. The feud of the families becomes a background for the love story. The drama is based on the monologues and four brilliants duets of the main characters, which reveal the story of their relations. It is performed in French.
Rock opera "Crime and Punishment" is timed to the 150th anniversary of the novel by Feodor Dostoevsky. Composer Eduard Artemiev and director Andrei Konchalovsky created a completely new work, that won two awards of Golden Mask for the best female role in the musical and the best work of the composer.
In 2018, the St. George Tournament awaits the knights from Canada, Great Britain, Holland and Belarus, given that they did not participate in the tournament before. The guests will see an unforgettable show: the battle of two horsemen armed with all-wood spears and group skirmishes on horseback. The novelty of this year will be a special prize for a tournament of dismounted men-at-arms.
Performances of the Melikhovsky Theatre "Chekhov Studio" are staged every Saturday in the theatre courtyard of the museum. Performances are based on plays and stories of Anton Chekhov, some of them are held on Fridays and Sundays.
The exhibition of the Museum of Russian Impressionism includes more than 40 portraits of wives and beloved women of great Russian painters such as I. Repin, M. Vrubel, K. Petrov-Vodkin and many others. Painting will be complemented by various flavors that create certain moods and impressions for visitors.
This festival of street culture is organized in honor of the "Flacon" foundation. There are a large venue, divided into several thematic grounds, and a music scene. Programme of the festival includes workshops, food trucks, games, sports events, dances and much more.
A unique show based on 3D-MAPPING technology, first used as three-dimensional scenery and special effects for the musical will be presented to the attention of the audience in the Moscow House of Cinema. The show after Pushkin's fairy tales includes live vocal, interesting choreography and circus acts.
A new exciting show of the famous circus will arrive in Moscow as part of a grandiose anniversary tour. An audience will immerse itself in the colorful and unusual atmosphere of the insect world, visit a forest and a cave, as well as hear live Brazilian music. Nobody will remain indifferent by the scale stage design.
This dance show is from the famous rhythmic gymnast Lyasan Utiasheva. Beautiful choreography, original music, striking special effects and flashy costumes will give joy to all lovers of the dance. The plot of the Bolero by Utiasheva is similar to the "Bolero" ballet production, but it is placed to current realities.
The festival, organized by Esquire magazine, will be held on the premises of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Gogolevsky Boulevard. 8 zones corresponding to the columns of the magazine will work for guests. A music scene to which popular Russian musicians are invited, will be organized here for the first time.
The new multimedia project in the Artplay is dedicated to the human unconscious mind, physicality and sexuality in the paintings of famous artists. In addition to the works of old masters, visitors of the exhibition will see photos of contemporary authors and hear excerpts from modern Russian literature.
The year 2017 commemorated the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great master of marine art Ivan Aivazovsky, but his works are still highly popular with the public.
In mid-July, the final part of the FIFA World Cup will take place at Russia’s major stadiums. To celebrate this historic event, Moscow will hold a large-scale football fan festival with fan zones located in different locations and featuring huge screens for watching the football finals.
This is a grandiose retrospect of Vasily Vereschagin’s best painted and graphic works. The exhibition will feature several series dedicated to his travels. "Trilogy of Executions" cycle and "Palestine series" will be featured as special sections of the exhibition.
Moscow’s Zaryadye Park welcomes visitors to a five-day festival of exceptional scale that will take place in July. The project targets people of all age groups who love Russia’s capital and care about its development prospects.
In July, the fourth pavilion of the Sokolniki Cultural and Exhibition Center will host the Japan Cars and Culture Expo Exhibition. Lovers of Japanese street and car culture willsee modified cars from different Russian cities showing what Japanese car tuning is all about.
Real Italy in summertime Moscow is a special event and a bustling fest for Muscovites and guests, taking place on July 20-22 at the Flacon Design Plant.
The exhibition will present paintings of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and other Dutch masters from the western private collection of Thomas and Daphne Kaplan, which they have gathered in about 15 years. The exposition is wide-ranging, it has real pearls of art.
Don’t miss an exciting race, featuring 100 cars and Soviet-made automobiles, on Red Square on July 23! Before hearing “On your mark!” at noon sharp, vintage car lovers will have a unique opportunity to admire restored cars of various years adjacent to the GUM Building and Ilyinka Street.
Chinese learnedness is a cultural phenomenon related to one of the most distinguished periods in Chinese history, the rule of the Ming Dynasty.
Moscow’s Roman Catholic Cathedral is to host an unusual concert: legendary rock songs will be performed on the Cathedral’s grand organ.
On sunny days in July and August, Russia’s capital will blossom in every sense of the word – the Moscow Summer/Flower Jam Festival will take place on dozens of Moscow’s best venues.
The Warrior Field Festival is a major two-day event to take place during the last summer month. Event organizers consider it their mission to promote Russian cultural values and historical heritage.
Big Cup 2018 is a fitness championship to be attended by 240 sportsmen from ex-Soviet republics. One of Moscow’s best sporting venues, the Park of Legends, will host this large-scale competition.
The 7th Bikers Brothers Festival, a well-known international motorcycle event, will take place in Moscow in late August. By tradition, owners of cool American Harley Davidson motorcycles and other models coming from all over Russia and abroad will meet at the Bor Recreation Center. What attracts subculture fans here is the festival’s freedom, friendliness and communication on an equal footing. A total audience of some 5,000 annually attends the Bikers Brothers Festival, and a wide-ranging program and endless drive await them again this summer.
Florists and gardeners coming from all over Russia are frequent guests in Moscow. Flower festivals, forums and fairs start in the first days of spring and take on a particular flavor in summer.
The Army Military Technology Forum will open on August 24, bringing together weapons professionals and enthusiasts. Several hundreds of small arms, tanks, light military hardware and helicopters will be on display at this major exhibition project.
I Live Twice is an exhibition commemorating the 80th anniversary of Leonid Lazarev, a renowned Soviet photographer who managed to capture with an incredible precision the spirit of the Khrushchev Thaw on dozens of photographs.
In the last days of August, the two-day Retro Fest 2018 will give Sokolniki Park an air of festivity. Muscovites and guests alike will be given the opportunity to do it all at once, visiting vintage fashion shows, competitions, a carnival and an antique fair.
Visit this unique multimedia exhibition to unlock the secrets of Leonardo da Vinci, a leading figure of the Renaissance whose areas of interest covered painting, music, engineering, architecture and biology.
According to a long-established tradition, this summer Kuskovo Estate will host a great festival for classical music lovers. Greatest musical masterpieces from various periods are to be performed by musicians from different countries.
The great Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Marius Petipa, a Russian choreographer of French origin, were the two men of genius who created the internationally famous ballet Swan Lake.
Many are looking forward to UFC’s first event in Russia to be held on September 15: the UFC Fight Night Moscow is truly a long hoped-for tournament.
Vincent van Gogh took to painting when he was 27 and his death came at the age of only 37. Van Gogh’s brother Theo was a strong supporter of his and their surviving correspondence provides a fascinating insight into the great painter’s inner world.
Rock’n’roll rowdiness, creative drive, ambitions and eternal youth are what the supergroup of virtuoso musicians from Sons of Apollo is all about. In September, the hard rockers will come to Moscow for the first time to give their only show at the Green Concert Club.
It’s hard to believe, but the vibrant and lively ska-punk group Distemperturns 29 this year. Almost thirty years of great fun, countless tours to different cities and countries have in no way diminished their drive: the ska-punk hooligans are still bouncing right!
The show program features a dozen of competitions between Russian showbiz celebrities and public figures by the rules of the Russian Challenge Promotion Company.
Vladimir Vysotsky was a singer and writer of monologue songs, a well-known theatre and film actor and a cult figure of his time. His fame is still considerable to this day. Vysotsky created hundreds of unforgettable lyric characters that are the focus of Corridors: Seven Worlds of Vysotsky.
In late September, Moscow will glow with a real extravaganza of music and light as part of the Circle of Light 2018 Festival. Russia’s capital will change out of all recognition: colorful installations will light up parks and buildings and Moscow’s world-known sights will serve as giant canvases for media artists creating fantastic video projections on them.
Music lovers always look forward to performances by Russian pianist Denis Matsuev. Each of his concerts is truly unique and musical works performed by Matsuev will have a special sound to them in Russia’s main music hall.
The instrumental big-band orchestra, established by German jazz guitarist James Last, started touring half a century ago.
This exhibition, open to Muscovites and guests alike, features over one hundred unique items created from Central Asian freshwater pearls.
The Tchaikovsky Concert Hall is a venue open to true professionals only. For over seventy years, the internationally celebrated Berezka Folk Dance Ensemble has staged Russian folk dance performances, captivating the audiences across continents.
After a three-year absence, German musicians from Eisbrecher (Icebreaker) are coming back to Moscow to present their new album, Sturmfahrt.
Professional hand-to-hand fighting alternate with sport entertainment shows. At Vegas, tatamis are free of nets and ropes, so nothing will prevent spectators from enjoying every detail of thebattles.
Unpredictable Mac DeMarco has made it a habit to surprise his fans who may only wonder what exactly he intends to bring to Moscow in October.
A magnificent exhibition of paintings by 18th-century Venetian painters will be on view at Moscow’s celebrated Pushkin Museum until mid-autumn.
David Sanborn is a world-known musician who gives a unique, modern sounding to the saxophone imitated by performers of various music genres.
Autumn is harvest time, even in culture and art. In time-honored tradition, Moscow’s major venues will host the magnificent Territory 2018 Festival, dedicated to dance, music, the theatre and painting.
The celebrated Swedish music group that topped the charts back in the 1990s will give its only concert in Moscow to the joy of all of its fans.
Musicians from the Swedish band Tiamat, which came to prominence as early as 1989, have more than once experimented with music genres and styles.
Procol Harum is an English rock band embracing rhythm’n’blues, blues and Baroque. The band’s first hit, released back in 1967 and authored by Brooker and Reid, is A Whiter Shade of Pale.
Jazz lovers will surely appreciate the live performance of Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, a leading American big band.
This exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery is part of The Painter and His Time, a program on the history of 18th-early 20th century Russian drawings.
The celebrated Canadian rock group, Three Days Grace, makes a triumphal return to Russia with their legendary tunes and a new album Outsider.
In November, Moscow’s House of Music will welcome one more time the legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra, best known for its classical compositions from the movie Sun Valley Serenade.
The road to success of the founder of U.D.O. Udo Dirkschneiderwas not exactly strewn with rose petals. Known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal group Accept, he had to leave the band due to professional disagreements.
Any performance by Ennio Morricone is a great event for his admirers. Morricone composed scores for movies such as The Professional, The Octopus, Bugsy, Once Upon a Time in the West and A Fistful of Dollars, among others.
The concert to be given by the 100 Violins Budapest Symphony Orchestra will introduce Muscovites to one of the major Gypsy music bands, founded in 1985 after the death of violinist Sandor Yarok.
Garou is a Canadian singer who starred as Quasimodo in the much-talked-of musical Notre-Dame de Parisin 1998. The international success of the show made Garou a welcome guest in concert venues throughout the world and his debut album, Seul, achieved 4 million sales.
This autumn, Pink Floyd fans definitely have something to celebrate: Echoes puts on a special show on the Crocus City Hall’s stage to commemorate the 45th anniversary of their legendary album, The Dark Side of the Moon.
The four-time Olympic gymnastics champion AlekseiNemov will put on a show featuring many sporting legends. The program comprises tumbling, acrobatic stunts, circus acts and dance shows.
Founded by Corey Taylor in 1992, Stone Sour rose to fame ten years later upon release of their first album. Four years later, the magnificent track “30/30-150” (studio album Come What(ever) May) brought them glory. Later, this rock band developed its own unique style by merging intellectual lyrics with a moderate acoustic heaviness. Don’tmiss the chance of enjoying songs from Stone Sour’s new album at their only Moscow concert to be given at the Stadium Live Arena.
Wildways is a group that came to fame from the bottom of heavy underground and now has a place of its own in Russia’s music world.
This event is an excellent opportunity for designers, artists and handicraft artisans to present their pre-Christmas works to the public.
Beth Hart is an American singer and songwriter known for her unique charisma and energy, with her blues rock compositions driving the audience mad.
The end-of-year event at 1, Bolshaya Dmitrovka Street is a breathtaking show, fun and games, creative outfits and carnival costumes.
The Tretyakov Gallery hosts an unusual VR exhibition that will be open until late 2018. See with your own eyes the workshops of two celebrated avant-garde painters, Natalia Goncharova and Kazimir Malevich.
The 2019 New Year concert will start at 9:00 pm, embarking visitors in a night of revelry. The show will feature well-known artists, best hits, jokes and pranks.
The Kremlin’s New Year Ball is a beautiful end-of-year tradition. This time the Small Hall will feature a concert-masquerade with Grandfather Frost and our favorite artists, jokes and dances, magic and pranks.
This spectacular show starring Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenkohas it all: a magnificent symphony orchestra, shows by talented actors dancing on ice and on the parquet and a wealth of stunning multimedia effects.
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.
A gala concert put on by Mobilis, a Russian chamber band, is a perfect New Year 2019 gift for all classical music lovers.
The plot of this New Year fairy tale is centered round the romantic story of the Prince and Mary, the enchanted lovers waiting for their rescuer.
Updated by renowned Russian figure skating coach Tatyana Tarasova, Ilya Averbukh’s ice show is one of the most magic interpretations of Hofmann’s most famous creation.
One of the most popular Russian fairy tales has been given a new interpretation in the ice show and musical staged by the celebrated figure skater Tatyana Navka.
The Oscar-winning Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki has been declared an animation icon “for his profound influence on international animation”, and he continues to inspire by his example new generations of animators.
People’s Artist of Russia Denis Matsuev, who won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1993, always plays to full houses.
One of the biggest Baltic musical theatres coming on a tour to Moscow is a great cultural event for both Russia and Estonia. Artistic managing director AivarMäe has been long looking for this meeting.
Renowned French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard is famous for his fidelity to contemporary music, and critics often describe his unique talent for interpretations as brilliant.
This retrospective exhibition dedicated to Mikhail Larionov, the founder and leader of Russian avant-garde, is divided into 14 parts and provides a wealth of information about his life. Larionov’s works reflect the influence of Cubism, Primitivism and Futurism.
This exciting exhibition brings together works by over 40 painters living on five continents. Differing in form, style, trend and even texture from one another, they all share a common theme – ‘fabric’.
Revisit the wonderful cartoon characters from your childhood and see them for real at the Film Museum. Hundreds of stage sets and unique toys representing your favorite Russian and Soviet cartoon characters will be on view at the Doll Town, specially set up for this purpose, until late January 2019.
The unique festival programme comprising 64 Christmas concerts is based on musical traditions from around the world. Spectators will discover how Christmas is celebrated in Paris, Venice, New York, Ireland, Scotland and many other cities and countries.
Vyachesav Demchenko’s sled dog kennel, which has made it into the Guinness Book of Records, is one of the biggest in Russia.
February 1 is the birthday of Russian ballerina Ekaterina Maksimova who is well remembered by many of her contemporaries.
The exhibition of photographs by Japanese photographer Nobuyushi Araki is an ambivalent and thought-provoking show.
One of the world’s outstanding drummers has many fans in Russia, and each one of his shows gives them lots of fresh impressions and inspiration.
Moscow’s Garage Museum displays over 80 items from the original exhibition of Belgian poet and sculptor Marcel Broodthaers.
Tom Odell is a young British musician who began his meteoric rise after appearing in a label of London singer Lily Allen.
Russian ballerina Khokhlova became the muse of Picasso at the time of a ballet, The Parade, whose centennial this exhibition, recently completed in Paris, is meant to celebrate in Russia this time, with more exhibits from Khokhlova’spersonal archives.
This celebrated music ensemble headed by talented Russian director Vladimir Spivakov will mark their 40th anniversary in 2019.
Russian fans are looking forward to welcoming The Neighborhood, an American indie-rock band directed by Jessie Rutherford.
Isabelle Geffroi, a French singer known to millions of fans as ZAZ, a short and exotic pseudonym, had a long and hard road to glory. Before winning a competition at Olympia, a celebrated concert hall in Paris, she had toured even through the Russian Far East.
David Duchovny, a Hollywood celebrity internationally known as Fox Mulder, a FBI agent, and Hank Moody, a heartthrob and a fictional writer, is also a successful singer.
A large-scale, fantastic show by Pascal Jordan and Jim Low offer spectators the dancing and singing art of an ensemble of over 100 talented artists from Georgia.
Russian fans are eagerly and excitedly awaiting the upcoming joint performance by top electronic music bands.
Marina Loshak, Director of the Museum, described this exhibition as being ‘deep in meaning and elegant in form’.
This celebrated dance ensemble has a tight tour schedule and is a rare guest to Moscow. That is whyeach of its concerts in Russia’s capital city is a momentous event for visitors and locals alike.
The extraordinary popularity of the Swedish pop group ABBA has always been a focus of attention for music lovers. ABBA is thought to be one of the most successful modern pop music projects, and any reputable music store sells their greatest hits albums.
Goran Bregovic is a composer best known for his film scores featured in Emir Kusturitsa’s films and for his unique talent as a musician.
Fans of this unconventional English group and all Russian lovers of futurist music have a happy occasion to enjoy this show.
This performance of the Georgian vocal ensemble (to be held in the Synod Hall), rare in its beauty and rendition, is given by choir director Georgi Donadze.
The annual basketball super show featuring the VTB United League’s most popular and appreciated stars along with top-ranking musicians is to take place on a brand new, state-of-the-art venue.
The project that offers to the public over 180 works by ArkhipKuindzhi, one of the most amazing 19th-century painters, is highly interesting and even enigmatic.
Works of photographer Ezra Stoller, who is considered by followers from all over the world as a trendsetter in the field of architectural photography, have been provided for the exhibition by eminent American museum collections and give visitors a complete picture of Stoller’s working methods and techniques.
Fans and admirers of Nirvana, an American rock band, hold this annual festival to celebrate the birthday of its founder, Kurt Cobain.
This exciting exhibition displaying over 90 creative paintings is focused on the story of love and work of two outstanding painters of the 20th century.
This ballet was created in Paris and became the first folk-themed ballet. Igor Stravinsky set up a group of Russian emigrant supporters, thus making possible the production of this ballet starring VatslavNizhinsky.
As part of the festive programme for celebrating Defender’s Day in Russia, visitors will be offered traditional military bowl races, fun activities and surprises.
One of famous Swedish rock groups, known as the founder of death metal in their homeland, has changed significantly over the 30 years of its existence.
A large-scale yet free-of-charge street exhibition to be put on the square in front of the Museum of Arts, Modern Garden follows in Ortega’s traditional work with outdated objects.
Tilo Wolff and Anne Nurmi are coming to Russia as part of their European tour to present their new album, Revolution.
British musician Chris Corner is an interesting figure on the alternative music scene.A front man in one of British groups, he later decided to found his own music band and, in 2012, performed in Moscow as part of IAMX’s concert that played compositions from the album Volatile Times.
The world-known Cosmic Prince from France and an outstanding keyboardist conveying the sense of the Universe’s infinity in his compositions, Didier Marouani and his legendary group, Space, are giving a new concert in Moscow.
The large-scale exhibition of works by Jacques Lipchitz, one of the masters in the School of Paris, displays over 100 items echoing major events of the 20th century.
The repertoire of the famous French singer Mireille Mathieu features over 1,000 songs in French, Spanish, German, Finnish and, of course, Russian languages, among others.
Andru Donalds, a Jamaican favourite with the public, has felt a vocation for music since he was a child. His magnificent voice spanning a broad range is highly popular among music lovers all over the world.
The annual show by Russian designer Valentin Yudashkin, famous for his unique casual fashion ideas, will mark the festive occasion of the International Women’s Day on March 8.
In the early spring, Russian basketball fans will cheer for their favourite team in one of Moscow’s sports halls. The upcoming competition between two promising and strong sportive teams promises to be an exciting, fun and eventful event.
The son of an incredibly talented father has realized his talents as a supermodel and an actor, having starred in a Hollywood film.
A lute and old flutes, bagpipes and harps participate in the compositions of a music band from Berlin known for their singular ‘medieval metal’ style.
The unusual and beautiful compositions of Pain of Salvation, a Swedish group founded in the town of Eskilstuna in 1991, are representative of progressive metal music and count thousands of Russians among their fans and admirers.
The Maslenitsa Week is one of the merriest and playful Russian folk holidays. Maslenitsa is about setting up ice slides and swings, putting up vending tents, baking pancakes and building the Maslenitsa effigy, to be burned later.
Heavy metal funs who will be coming to the new program of the ‘noisiest group’ as part of its international tour, The Final Battle, are in for stunning emotions, an ocean of mind-blowing percussion tracks and of guitar riffs.
The unforgettable idol of previous years and one of the most successful composers in pop music, whose tunes have been known and loved by generations of fans for at least 30 years, is bringing many of his greatest hits to Moscow.
This popular Finnish group is ready to groove to the music in Moscow. The show will feature a vibrant programme comprising new hits and old, time-proven music masterpieces as popular among the group’s fans now as before.
This game will be an exciting event for basketball fans as participation in it brings the rival teams closer to the victory in the European Basketball Championship.
The goal of the legendary rock group’s upcoming show in Moscow is to recreate the concert of the METALLICA S&M in its new capacity as a concert to the accompaniment of a real symphonic orchestra, including the hottest versions of METALLICA’s best super hits.
One of the most unconventional contemporary stage productions by ChyornoyeNeboBeloye, a Russian plastic theatre company, plunges spectators into the world of dreams.
In the Russian Empire, the tradition of charity at the highest level was established as early as the reigns of the first Romanovs.
The performance of celebrated Spanish tenor Jose Carreras accompanied by a renowned Moscow symphonic orchestra is a great occasion for spectators to enjoy one more time the enduring talent of Jose Carreras who, despite his seventy years, still amazes his audience with his beautiful and powerful vocal abilities.