Moscow Weekend: Oct 26 – Oct 27

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Here are the brightest events of the weekend in Moscow, we are also excited to present you the festivals and shows of the next festive weekend (Nov 2 – Nov 3) here.

Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival 2019

Oct 17 – Oct 27

The festival is an exceptional eleven-day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in multiple cities on five continents worldwide, with three main components: shnit PLAYGROUNDS, taking place in all of our PLAYGROUND cities, shnit SHORTS, in cinemas all around the world. Check the schedule here

Wool Market at Flacon

October 26 12.00 – 20.00

The “Wool Market” will be held at Flacon. The venue is one of the biggest art clusters of Moscow. Craftsmen from the biggest Russian cities will take part in the event. Operating hours are from 12.0 – 20.00. Entrance is free.

The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030–2100

Now – Until Dec 1


The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030–2100 is a major exhibition project that brings together historical and new works by over 50 Russian and international artists and will occupy the entire Museum building. It takes a look at a future already in the making, when the environmental agenda will become one of the main political questions. Entrance fee is 500 rubles.

New Oil Multimedia Centre at Vdnkh

Explore the pavilion with the video below. The text you’ll hear below is in Russian.

The new “Oil pavilion” houses an exhibition dedicated to the oil production and indutry. The centre’s content and educational programs are aimed, from kids to industry experts.

The biggest multimedia exhibition dedicated to oil in Russia is divided into 4 themed halls: Humans & Oil, History, Technology, and Science. The Centre encompasses the most advanced technologies and gear: VR and AR, a hologram theatre that unites digital and physical worlds. The exhibition includes interactive multimedia installations, game apps, and unique animated movies. There is a multi-functional room with a study and movie area for all your educational activities.

By the way

Europe’s longest ecotrail has opened at VDNKh this autumn. The venue is a part of the newly opened Landscape Park.

The “Castle” Park in Moscow

A new park called “Zamok (The Castle)” has opened this month in Novokosino. Check the address. It will host festivals, markets and fairs. Сheck the address here.

The Nutcracker ( The World Ballet Festival) 

Oct 26


The “Nutcracker” ballet is currently the most famous ballet in the world, and a symbol of the Russian ballet. The “Nutcracker” is an ever young lyrical charm of a classic dance inspired plasticity of pattern, a mysterious harmony of music and choreography with a truly festive spirit.

The “Epicenter of the World” Circus Show

Oct 25 – Oct 27


The show is a true multinational kaleidoscope that comes with such eternal themes as friendship, love, tolerance and consensus between people.Aerialists, acrobats, equilibrists, jugglers and eye-catching clowns – will come up on the arena.

Moscow Time Machine Attraction at Zaryadye Park


Welcome to an amazing tour of Moscow’s past! Have a look at the moment of city’s foundation by Yuri Dolgorukiy, find yourself among Mongolian invaders and salute Yuri Gagarin with the crowd upon his arrival in Moscow. Learn more about the attraction and the Red Square new park with our audio guide!

DEPO Market 

The biggest food mall in Europe has opened this year in Moscow (check the address). it’s an impressive mixture of a huge food market and a seriously big food court. We think that it is one of the best hidden sights of Moscow 2019. You can literally spend a day there. Take an exclusive food tour in Moscow to try out all the legendary city dishes!

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