Moscow Weekend: June 22 – June 23
Here are the brightest events of the upcoming weekend!
Updated! Italian Weekend at Flacon
June 21 – June 23
The “Italian Weekend” festival will be held at the “Flacon” Design Factory on June 21 – June 23. It will encompass traditional food corners, beauty zone, handmade items, souvenirs, as well as vintage items and special markets. The festival includes a concert on its list of events. The entrance is free.
“Usadba Jazz” Festival
June 22 – June 23
Usadba Jazz is the most anticipated event of the year, the largest Russian open-air presenting jazz and funk, world music and soul, indie and electronics. Usadba Jazz is a festival for the whole family. The youngest ones can enjoy a beautiful music programme specially created for them at Usadba Jazz Kids stage.
Black Eyed Peas at Usadba Jazz Festival
Usadba Jazz is the most anticipated event of the year, the largest Russian open-air presenting jazz and funk, world music and soul, indie and electronics. Usadba Jazz is a festival for the whole family. On June 23 the Black Eyed Peas band will perform along with other international guests. The youngest ones can enjoy a beautiful music programme specially created for them at Usadba Jazz Kids stage.
The Swan Lake Ballet ( The “Moscow Ballet Summer” Festival)
The “Swan Lake” ballet with brilliant music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky is currently the most famous ballet in the world, and a symbol of the Russian ballet. The base of the story is an old German legend telling about a beautiful princess Odette turned into a swan by the curse of an evil wizard Rothbart. The “Swan Lake” is an ever young lyrical charm of a classic dance inspired plasticity of pattern, a mysterious harmony of music and choreography.
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.
The “Sand Tale” Circus Show (the “Sandy Tale”)
June 8 – June 30
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”.
The Nutcracker Kremlin Ballet ( The “Moscow Ballet Summer” Festival)
The summer the Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army is hosting one of the world leading troupe on the international scene performing at one of the world’s best ballet venues.
Moscow Metro Summer Tour
Ride the Moscow Metro with a guide, and discover some of the most spectacular art located underground.Learn the history of Russia and the former USSR through its underground art. Meeting point Meet next to the fountain in front of the Bolshoi Theater (Teatralnaya ploshchad 1) Fee: 1867 roubles
Water Music Show in Europe’s Biggest Oceanarium
June 6 – June 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”.