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08 December 2021

Journey to Christmas festival will start 10th of December in Moscow

Journey to Christmas festival will start 10th of December in Moscow

“Journey into Christmas” is considered to be the biggest in the world New Year Festival and one of the most picturesque annual festivals in Moscow as it combines original traditional elements of Russian Christmas funfairs and new contemporary ideas for all ages.

07 December 2021

GES-2 House of Culture was opened in Moscow

GES-2 House of Culture was opened in Moscow

V–A–C Foundation’s new permanent site in Moscow, ‘GES-2 House of Culture’, was opened to the public on 4 December 2021. GES-2 aspires to re-imagine traditional Russian ‘houses of culture’, recreational centres that first came about in the late 19th century and which are still popular today. 

24 October 2021

Moscow and St. Petersburg won several nominations at the European stage of the World Travel Awards

Moscow and St. Petersburg won several nominations at the European stage of the World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards – the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in travel and tourism – has revealed its Europe 2021 winners.

23 October 2021

New buildings in 2024 will appear at the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Museum

New buildings in 2024 will appear at the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Museum

With the opening of additional spaces, museums are reformatting permanent exhibitions and temporary exhibition venues

22 October 2021

GES-2 House of Culture opens to the public on December!

GES-2 House of Culture opens to the public on December!

V–A–C Foundation’s new permanent site in Moscow, ‘GES-2 House of Culture’, will open its doors to the public on 4 December 2021. GES-2 aspires to re-imagine traditional Russian ‘houses of culture’, recreational centres that first came about in the late 19th century and which are still popular today. 

20 October 2021

28 common superstitions in Russia

28 common superstitions in Russia

Do you know that Russian life is full of traditions and not-logical and irrational superstitions that play very important role in daily life of Russians. You will be surprised how not just private everyday life filled with it, but also business routine and etiquette cannot be separated from local customs and superstition. You will need to know them in order to avoid awkward situations and don’t make “fatal” mistake communicating with Russian friends and business partners.

18 October 2021

Starting from 9th of November Russia will increase number of regular flights to 12 countries

Starting from 9th of November Russia will increase number of regular flights to 12 countries

Russia is planning to increase the number of regular flights to 12 countries that will include Italy, France, Germany, Spain. It will happen 09th of November 2021 according to representatives of the anti-coronavirus crisis center in Russian Government.

15 October 2021

9 Restaurants in Moscow got Michelin stars!

9 Restaurants in Moscow got Michelin stars!

69 restaurants were included in the first Moscow Michelin Guide - 9 of them received one and two stars! Moscow became the first city in the CIS to have Michelin-starred restaurants.

12 October 2021

A Hotel of the chain COSMOS Hotel Group will be opened on the New Arbat in Moscow

A Hotel of the chain COSMOS Hotel Group  will be opened on the New Arbat in Moscow

New owner of the building - Cosmos Hotel Group On the site of the former Communications House, it is planned to build a hotel of the same chain. 

06 October 2021

Hermitage Moscow at ZIL center has got governmental approval of it’s architectural concept

Hermitage Moscow at ZIL center has got governmental approval of it’s architectural concept

The architectural concept of the Hermitage-Moscow art museum on the territory of the former ZIL industrial zone has been approved, the press service of the capital's construction complex reported.

23 September 2021

Russia will resume flights with four more countries

Russia will resume flights with four more countries

From the 5th of October Russia will resume flights with Goa and Tenerife, as well as Denmark, Djibouti, New Zealand, Peru and South Africa

04 July 2021

Cosmoscow Contemporary Art Fair will be held in Moscow on September 10 - September 12, 2021

Cosmoscow Contemporary Art Fair will be held in Moscow on September 10 - September 12, 2021

For the 9th time, the Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair will bring together Russian and international artists, collectors, gallery owners and simply lovers of contemporary art in one space. In 2021, Cosmoscow will take place in the Gostiny Dvor space from September 10 to 12.

01 July 2021

The EvenArt Weekend festival will be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg online and offline from 2 to 4 July

The EvenArt Weekend festival will be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg online and offline from 2 to 4 July

The EvenArt Weekend program includes exhibitions and events offering to get to know better and appreciate game art. The festival will include the Street Art Museum, DiDi Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art. Kuryokhin and others.

30 June 2021

Breakaway Festival 2021 Music Festival will be held from July 30 to August 1

Breakaway Festival 2021 Music Festival will be held from July 30 to August 1

A three-day festival with bright headliners, motorcycle shows and sports tournaments will be held in the open air in the Moscow region.

29 June 2021

Between Gothic and Renaissance: the Sienese School from Duccio to Sassetta at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin

Between Gothic and Renaissance: the Sienese School from Duccio to Sassetta at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts for the first time in Russia so fully shows the art of Siena of the XIII-XV centuries from June 25 - October 3, 2021

24 June 2021

Project "Red Garden": eight modern sculptures will face the Kremlin wall from July 1st to September 1st, 2021

Project "Red Garden": eight modern sculptures will face the Kremlin wall from July 1st to September 1st, 2021

For the first time in modern history, Red Square will host a large exhibition of Russian public art - eight sculptures by contemporary Russian artists can be seen until the end of summer from July 1 to September 1

22 June 2021

Hampton by Hilton Moscow Rogozhsky Val will be open on the 1st of September, 2021

Hampton by Hilton Moscow Rogozhsky Val will be open on the 1st of September, 2021

The Hotel is conveniently located in the historic Tagansky district of the capital, next to the main city highways - Sadovy and the Third Transport Ring, within walking distance from the stations of 5 lines of the Moscow metro, and a trip to Paveletsky or Kursk railway station will take no more than 10 minutes. The hotel provides its guests with quick access to anywhere in the city, regardless of whether you prefer public or private transport.

21 June 2021

Russia will resume regular air travel with 8 news countries from 28th of June 2021

Russia will resume regular air travel with 8 news countries from 28th of June 2021

Russia will resume regular air travel with the following countries from June 28: the United States, Italy, Cyprus, North Macedonia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Jordan and Ireland, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova announced Friday 18th of June. Citizens of China and Lichtenstein will also be permitted to enter the country. Plus  Regular flights with Turkey will resume June 22, 2021, Golikova said.

15 June 2021

Construction of the first bicycle route to St. Petersburg began in Moscow

Construction of the first bicycle route to St. Petersburg began in Moscow

Cycling Development Team Let’s bike it! and the consulting company KB Strelka, with the support of Rostourism, have begun construction of the Moscow-Petersburg cycle route, according to the Let’s bike it! project page.

10 June 2021

Five exhibitions opened at the Manezh as part of the Fashion and Style in Photography 2021 festival

Five exhibitions opened at the Manezh as part of the Fashion and Style in Photography 2021 festival

In particular, Russian photographer Olga Michi presented the project "Vulnerable?", dedicated to the problems associated with globalization

09 June 2021

The restoration of the Anton Chekhov house-museum has begun in Moscow

The restoration of the Anton Chekhov house-museum has begun in Moscow

Restoration work began in the Anton Chekhov House-Museum on Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Street in Moscow. This was reported on Wednesday on the official website of the mayor and the government of the capital.

08 June 2021

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky will be moved for restoration in October 2021

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky will be moved for restoration in October 2021

The sculpture will be dismantled and installed on a temporary frame-type pedestal, said Alexey Zhdanov, chief architect of the restoration project

01 June 2021

Russia to resume flights to and from another eight countries on June 10

Russia to resume flights to and from another eight countries on June 10

Russia will resume regular flights to and from Austria, Hungary, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Morocco and Croatia, as well as charter flights to Albania, on June 10, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said in a statement on Monday.

31 May 2021

Russian entry visa measures get simplified

Russian entry visa measures get simplified

Russia has facilitated the entry into the country for foreign tourists. Last week President Vladimir Putin signed a law according to which foreigners will soon be able to obtain tourist visas for up to six months if they have a simple hotel reservation.

21 May 2021

The secret becomes clear

The secret becomes clear

In the center of Moscow, in a once secret Stalinist bunker, at a depth of 43 meters underground, an exhibition of contemporary art Hidden Places has opened

15 May 2021

From May 25, Russia will resume flights with five more countries

From May 25, Russia will resume flights with five more countries

From May 25, Russia opens borders with five more countries: Iceland, Malta, Mexico, Portugal and Saudi Arabia. This was reported in the operational headquarters in prevention of the import and spread of coronavirus

09 May 2021

Experimental Music and Art (EMA) Expo 2021

Experimental Music and Art (EMA) Expo 2021

From April 20 to May 16, 2021, the Experimental Music and Art (EMA) Expo project will be held at the Educational Center of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, in which 11 artists from Switzerland, Germany, Argentina and Russia study the current aspects of the social agenda through the language of sound, digital and technological art.

08 May 2021

Sports festival at VDNKh is held for all comers till May 22nd, 2021

Sports festival at VDNKh is held for all comers till May 22nd, 2021

From February 27 to May 22, 2021, the Sports Festival is taking place at VDNKh. For three months, lectures and master classes from famous Russian athletes were held for the guests of the exhibition.

07 May 2021

Festival "The Elusive World" in Moscow will be held till December 2021

Festival "The Elusive World" in Moscow will be held till December 2021

On February 13, 2021, the first popular science festival "The Elusive World", dedicated to nature reserve science, opened in Moscow.

06 May 2021

The festival of France Day will be held in Moscow on July 14, 2021

The festival of France Day will be held in Moscow on July 14, 2021

The France Day festival in Moscow is held annually in the capital on July 14 - Bastille Day, the largest and one of the main holidays for all French people. In 2021, the event will be held at one of the central venues of the city - in the Muzeon Park of Arts.