10 Places To Visit In April
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We have gathered the best places for the English-speaking audience in April.We are continuing to update this post.
Moscow Spring Festival
27 April 2018- 9 May 2018
The annual “Moscow Spring” festival will open on April 27.The festival will encompass more than 30 of special art and sports zones in the city centre. The main pavilions will be placed at Kuznetsky Most, Tverskaya Square, Rozhdestvenka street, Ploshad Revolutsii.Entrance is free. The festival will be open until May 9.
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 will be 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 will be demonstrated in the exhibition halls of the Moscow Kremlin Museums will 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.
Oxygen Coctails in Moscow
14 April 2018 – 15 April 2018
The “Dunyasha” Gift Market will open in the ARTPLAY Design Center in April for two days. Hand-made souvenirs, textiles, toys will be available for purchase. Live bands will be on stage throughout the weekend. For those who register here a welcome oxygen cocktail is free!
April 20 2018 – April 22 2018
If you’re keen on getting some unique Indian items, the “Delhi Bazaar” festival is for you! It takes place in the heart of the city!
Operating hours 12.00 – 20.00. Entrance is free. Address: Arbat Street, 24.
“Adopt Me in Spring”
14 April 2018
The pet charity and one day adoption event (“Pora Brat”) will take place at the “Meridian” centre this month. Cats and dogs and their future masters will have an opportunity to find each other. Any pet can be taken for free, but ID cards will be required from all visitors. Pets will be delivered from shelters, and volunteers will be present at all times to raise money and collect food and gifts for other shelters. Operating hours : 11.00-16.00.
Entrance is free, but registration is required – please, check out the link
Free Museum Day
15 April 2018
The best museums of Moscow offer free admission on April 15 – 2018. For more information,please,click here.
Salvador Dali+Frida Kahlo in ONE place!
Until April 22
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.
International Party – Spring Break
28 April 2018
The biggest free gathering in Moscow for expats, tourists, students and locals internationally minded, is going to be held on Saturday, April 28th, straight before May’s russian holidays.
This time some pleasant surprises await its guests along with meet-up and chat zone, music and dances.The ‘master plan’ will be uncovered just in the next days, and announced as usual in the event discussion board on FB. Check the details here.
The Best World Knights to Compete in Moscow
30 April 2018 – 2 May 2018
The International Knight Festival ‘Tournament of St. George’ will be held in Moscow at the Kolomenskoye museum-reserve from April 30 until May 2.Nine most famous knights from Russia, Norway and France will compete at the 4th St. George International Tournament.For more information,please, click here.
Until April 29 2018
“Samscara” is a unique combination of everything we love about the high-technology equipped exhibitions – 3D installations, panoramic projection mapping, virtual reality projection. Best described as a “digital painter,” Android Jones has become famous for his many layered, psychedelic works and live performances using a custom built digital set up. In winter more that 15 thousand visitors attended the exhibition in Moscow! It is open the ARTPLAY Design Center (map) until April 29. To purchase tickets, please, click here (Russian)
The Kremlin Ballet
Seeing a Ballet in Moscow must be every traveller’s dream.Having celebrated its twenty first birthday, «The Kremlin Ballet» became the leader among choreographic companies of the country. Check the repertoire for April.