Moscow Events Calendar 2019
Here is our Moscow Events Calendar with the main food and cultural events, shows for kids, free days and street and film festivals! We keep on updating the calendar!
The “Sand Tale” Circus Show (the “Sandy Tale”)
This Circus show is very athletic with shows of strength mixed with dancing, clowns, athletes, actors, musicians and amazing costumes. This summer the World’s Most Famous Circus is presenting the show called “The Sand Tale”.
Water Music Show in Europe’s Biggest Oceanarium
July 18 – July 30
Moscow’s Oceanarium is a must visit place for adults and kids. It is considered to be the biggest oceanarium in Europe. This season the venue welcomes its visitors with a new festive show- “ A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.
The Grand Illusion Show
July 18, August 14
The world’s greatest magicians, finalists of international festivals, stars of international television contests and shows will take part at the show. Colorful stunts performed by the artists of the show have already conquered the hearts of thousands of spectators and made them believe in the impossible!
Collection of Fondation Louis Vuitton: Selected Works at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
June 19 – Sept 29
In cooperation with one of the world’s leading collections of contemporary art Fondation Louis Vuitton, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts presents the exhibition “Collection of Fondation Louis Vuitton: Selected Works”. Visitors will have the chance to get acquainted with the collection’s most famous works, from Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol to Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Christian Boltanski, Marina Abramović, Maurizio Cattelan, Andreas Gursky and other prominent artists. The exhibition includes 65 works in a diversity of media: painting, sculpture, photography, video and installation. All these works are shown in Russia for the first time. Check the details here. Check the details here.
Forma Art Festival
July 27 – July 28
“Forma” is the annual festival of modern, art, street performance and music. This year it will encompass performances and physical and street theater. “Forma” will take place at creative cluster Khlebozavod.
Moscow Metro Summer Tour
July 3 – July 31
Ride the Moscow Metro with a guide, and discover some of the most spectacular art located underground.
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Learn the history of Russia and the former USSR through its underground art.
Meet next to the fountain in front of the Bolshoi Theater (Teatralnaya ploshchad 1)
Fee: 1842 roubles
Raymonda at Bolshoi Theatre
Raymonda is a story, bases on a medieval chivalrous legend, here is a ballet with a detective plot with kidnappings and joyous releases, and, of course, many magnificent dance scenes of classical ensembles.
Coppelia at Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of this ebullient comedy involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fiancee with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker. The company’s stunning corps de ballet shines in the divertissements and famous “dance of the hours,” and its principals abound in youthful energy and irresistible humor in this effervescent production.
International Equine Festival Ivanovo Pole
July 19 – July 21
The biggest international horse festival in Russia will host performances of professional riders, trotter horses, fighting with knights, performances of a historical theater and more! The program of the festival will feature various competitions, performances and master classes.
July 12 – July 14
Park Live is an annual international festival in Moscow that usually attracts around 25 to thirty thousand visitors. This year it will be headlined by 30 Seconds to Mars and more!
Geek Picnic Festival
July 13 – July 14
the largest European open air festival dedicated to popular science, modern technology, science and art will be held on the territory of the Kolomenskoye Museum. Entrance ticket prices start at 750 roubles. For more information, please, click here.
July 26 – July 28
The Barbecue festival is scheduled for July in Sokolniki Park with 150 participants for the best city restaurants. More than 30 meat-focused restaurants, chefs and grill experts will prepare delights to satisfy every guest. Entrance is free!
Christina Aguilera has announced her first tour for 13 years, and tickets go on sale this week!
She’s just finished a Las Vegas residency, and the new tour will see her once again remind fans why she’s a part of pop royalty with thirteen dates across Russia, Europe and the UK.
CHESS & JAZZ Festival
Chess & Jazz festival takes over Moscow’s Hermitage Garden for the first time and transforms it into a unique venue, where outdoor chess tournaments with Grandmasters meet performances from Grammy award winner GREGORY PORTER and other foreign and local jazz artists.
Visuals created for Chess & Jazz festival came out as a unique graphic code where two different worlds came together as one. Well recognised shapes reflect grids both used in chess and music DNA, while the colourful and playful patterns inspired by the 60’s fashion in Italy refer to the improvisation inherited from jazz culture.
he 1975, who picked up two Brit Awards earlier this year for Best British Group and Best British Album of the Year for ‘A Brief History into Online Relationships’, will bring their world tour to Dubai after playing across Europe, America, Australasia and Asia.
The group has been releasing music and going on tours since 2012 and have performed at major festivals such as Coachella and Lollapalooza. Their sound is a hybrid of rhythm and blues and pop.
Afisha Picnic Festival
Every summer the Afisha Festival brings great music and fun to Kolomenskoe park in Moscow for a day. In 2019 the line up will feature the Cure along with a selection of international and local music stars. Come early to browse the market and try out the entertainment, which always includes dance stages and virtual attractions.
Jennifer Lopez is hitting the road this summer. The North American It’s My Party Tour, Lopez’s first outing in more than six years, will kick off on June 7. On August 4 she will perform in Moscow!
International Fireworks Festival
August 18 – August 19
The International Fireworks Festival will be held in Brateevo Park! The leading pyroteams from all over the world will come together to take part in unforgettable show and to compete for the main prize.To purchase the ticket,please,click here.
Without a doubt, it was the single “Ocean Eyes” which put Billie Eilish on the map at the start of her career. Released in 2016, Billie Eilish would go on to release several remix versions of the song, based on its initial popularity. Most artists and bands need a benchmark song to firmly establish their place in popular culture, and “Ocean Eyes” served as that platform for Billie Eilish.
The “Spasskaya Tower” Festival
August 23 – September 1
The International Military Music Festival – ‘Spasskaya Tower’ opens by the end of August on Red Square.The best of Russian and foreign military bands and folk groups, as well as honorary guard units of the heads of states, will take part in the event. To book the tickets, please, click here.
“WorldFood Moscow” Exhibition September 24 – September 27
The event is the main platform in Russia where food trade professionals, international associations, government ministers can assess the market; network with existing and new clients, as well as conduct and conclude deals for the future.WorldFood Moscow annually gathers international food and drink companies from over 62 countries.
Moscow Gastronomic Festival October 1 – October 30
The Moscow Gastronomic Festival has opened this month, with 75 restaurants welcoming clients to special contestant set-menus from their master chefs.One of the best attractions of the menus are the prices: the price limit means that customers can taste the main dishes of Moscow’s fanciest restaurants at significantly discounted prices! The restaurants are listed here: http://www.gastronomic.ru
Satori Show by Sergei Polunin October 13
International ballet superstar Sergei Polunin will perform his show Satori for the first time in Moscow. He was the youngest first dancer of the Royal Ballet in London. Today he performs in Hollywood movies as well as in commercials for some of the most fashionable brands and many of his ballet performances are sold out within minutes! BOOK TICKETS HERE
The Night of the Arts
The annual Night of the Arts will be held on November 3.With dozens of venues on the list, the festival brings together those who love contemporary and classic art, performances and concerts by live bands. Entrance to all events is free. Operating hour 18.00 – 2.00.
The “Scarlet Flower” (“Beauty and the Beast”)on Ice
Nov 6 – Nov 10
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The Scarlet Flower’ is a Russian version of the famous fairy tale ‘Beauty and the Beast’ written by in the 19thcentury. The Olympic champion Tatyana Navka will play the leading role performing along World Championship Level skaters. Breath-taking high speed leaps, heartstopping throws and awe-inspiring acrobatics combine with sublime ice dance to make the Scarlet Show a truly stunning show.
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Lord of the Dance Nov 25 – Nov 26
Lord of the Dance is a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance. The story is based upon mythical Irish folklore as Don Dorcha, Lord of Darkness, challenges the ethereal lord of light, the Lord of the Dance. Battle lines are drawn, passions ignite and a love story fueled by the dramatic leaps and turns of dancers’ bodies begins to build against a backdrop of Celtic rhythm. The action is played out over 21 scenes on a grand scale of precision dancing, dramatic music, colorful costumes and stage-of-the-art staging and lighting