10 Places to Visit in May
Moscow Spring Festival
Now until May 9
The festival encompasses more than 30 of special art and sports zones in the city centre. The main pavilions are placed at Kuznetsky Most, Tverskaya Square, Rozhdestvenka street, Ploshad Revolutsii.Entrance is free. The festival will be open until May 9.
Circus du Soleil
OVO is teeming with life. Insects work, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy in motion. Their home is filled with biodiversity, beauty, action and moments of quiet emotion. The awestruck insects are intensely curious when a mysterious egg appears, representing the enigma and cycles of their lives.
Ticket prices start at 2300 rubles. For more information in English, please, visit the official website
Pirelli Calendar 2018
Until May 13!
Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s immortal novel ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ acclaimed British photographer Tim Walker presents a new interpretation of one of the best-known tales in the history of world literature.For the shoot Tim Walker enlisted 18 personalities, both established and upcoming young talents, including musicians, actors, TV presenters, writers and models. The exhibition is open at Moscow’s Multimedia Art Museum. Check the details here.
Moscow Museum Night
On May 19 2018 more than 300 of Moscow’s museums and art centres will be open until the early hours of the morning, welcoming visitors with no admission charge. The entire program will be published shortly.
Entrance fee is 200 rubles . For more details,please,click here
Free Museum Day
May 20 2018
The best museums of Moscow offer free admission on May 20 – 2018. For more information,please,click here.
International Party Weekend
May 25 – May 26
For the first time in our party history, the International Party will be held twice in a row! The biggest FREE gathering in Moscow for expats, tourists, students and locals internationally minded, is preparing for the World Cup.
The program will include a meet-up & chat block in the VIP area of the “Lookin Rooms” club, then at 21.45 the final of Champions League on a huge screen with a projector and stadium effects with foreign comment … and at the end -the party time. DJ Diego and Mi Cuerpo Pide Salsa Moscow will make the night special with dance/disco and latino/pop music for the entire night. For more information, please, visit the official event page .
The Guard mounting ceremony in the Kremlin
The Guard Mounting Ceremony is considered one of the most spectacular military ceremonies which have been part of the Russian military statuses and articles.
The ceremony encompasses the most spectacular elements of the Russian military ceremonies including demonstration of arms-drill and elements of horse carousel -cavalrymen are showing a so-called horse roundabout- accompanied by the President’s Band performance.The Ceremony of the Mounting Guard is seasonal: April till October (warm season), Saturdays 12.00 at the Cathedral Square of the Moscow Kremlin.
For the admittance, please buy a ticket for the Moscow Kremlin.
Salvador Dali+Frida Kahlo in ONE place!
Prolonged until May 27!
Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits. Her work has been celebrated internationally as emblematic of Mexican national traditions. The multimedia exhibition “Frida Kahlo: Visions Come Alive” is open at Lumiere Hall (map).The greatest works by one of the most iconic figures in art history, Salvador Dali, are showcased at the same venue.Ticket prices start at 450 rubles.To purchase the ticket, please, click here
The age of Rembrandt and Vermeer at Pushkin Museum
Now – July 22
For the first time in Russia, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts the most significant privately-held collection of Rembrandt and Rembrandt School paintings in the world.The Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer: Masterpieces from the Leiden Collection explores the artistic world of the Dutch Republic through a selection of 82 paintings and drawings by Rembrandt van Rijn and his contemporaries, many of which have never been on view in Russia. Ticket prices start at 400 rubles. For more information, please, visit the official website.
The Shanghai Museum: The Radiance of Knowledge
17 April 2018 – 25 July 2018
It will be the first time when the collection of the Shanghai Museum is on display in the Moscow Kremlin Museums. The exhibition is dedicated to the Ming dynasty epoch (1368–1644), one of the most vivid pages in the wealthiest heritage of China. At that time the interest in art, literature and music, intimate knowledge of philosophical and historical tractates becomes a real cult.
Wonderful pieces of art that are demonstrated in the exhibition halls of the Moscow Kremlin Museums make it possible for visitors to get acquainted with almost all aspects for which Ming culture is renowned—porcelain, paintings, stone carving and furniture.For more information,please, click here. Entrance fee is 500 rubles. Operating hours: 10.00 – 17.00. Day off – Thursday. Address: Exhibition hall of the Patriarch’s Palace.