Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Moscow City Day: No Alcohol, French Art, And Festive Fireworks
31.08.2012 17:29
Moscow City Day: No Alcohol, French Art, And Festive Fireworks
(Photo credit: Julia Shuvalova 2012)

Moscow is celebrating its 865th anniversary this year. The capital city has grown considerably with additions of new territories, and the brand new Muscovites are also participating in Moscow's "happy birthday" events. 

      Among the highlights of September 1 events are the Art Boulevards, uniting Petrovsky, Neglinny, Tsvetnoy, and Rozhdestvensky Boulevards. There visitors will see the French artistic and literary displays (Petrovsky Blvd), take part in family events (Tsvetnoy Blvd), enjoy the crafts (Neglinny Blvd), and learn about the latest tendencies in visual arts, fashion and design (Rozhdestvensky Blvd). 

      The VDNKh area will all be dedicated to the pop culture festival: young graffiti makers, skaters, bitboxers, and photographers will celebrate Moscow as the best city on Earth. 

      The concert "Moscow Broadway" will start at 8pm in Pushkinskaya Square where extracts from musicals will be presented to the public, including Mamma Mia!, The Cats, Zorro, The Sound of Music, and others.

      Sport events will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Luzhniki and in Teatralnaya Square. The latter place will see the competition among waiters, as well as performances from the Guinness Book record holders from Russia and Ukraine. 

      More shows are scattered around the city centre, including the "Moscow local carnival" in Academician Sakharov Prospect where people will be entertained by Russian performers. The event will be attended by amdassadors of countries where carnival traditions flourish to this day: Brazil, China, Cuba, Argentina, and Mexico. 

      And the Yuri Nikulin State Circus in Tsvetnoi Boulevard will have its clowns, performers, acrobats, and animals entertain the crowd right in the street. 

      The sales of alcohol drinks are banned for the weekend, and no drink will be available in glass containers, to avoid incidents. 

      The traditional festive fireworks will take place in several places in Moscow and the newly added territories. 


Sources: http://inmsk.ru 


Author: Julia Shuvalova

Tags: Moscow events Russian regions Moscow City Day   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Traffic Police will Start Checking Digital Passes in Moscow
13.04.2020
Beauty Salons will Resume Work in the Moscow Region
02.06.2020
Bicycle Rental was Launched in Sergiev Posad
07.08.2019
Christmas Fair in St. Petersburg will be Held in the Very Centre of the City
21.10.2019
Non-food Trade Resumes in Moscow
02.06.2020







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Biryulyovo  Russian roads  protest actions  Murmansk  Moscow  Concerts in Kazan  Censorship  physics  Moscow hotels  Russian business  Festivals  Russian ministries  biology  space mission  Vladivostok  Russian regions  Kupino  Books  September Electric  Peterhof  Krasnodar Territory  Russian designers  Boksitogorsk  Tatu  Russian hotels  Sotsrealism  Alexander Porokhovschikov  Konstantin Stanislavski  Exhibitions in Moscow  tourist guide  Russian tourism  Svetlogorsk  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  paid parking zone  Russian Cinema  Jason Mraz  Comics  Russian theatre  Active Travel  St. Petersburg  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Alexei Batalov  Russian laws  Festivals in Moscow  travel to Russia  programming  Nord Stream  Armenia  Gays  Christmas 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites