Pictures of the Week: April 14 – April 21
Here are the pictures of the biggest city events. By the way, do you like the “Stone Flower” fountain after its renovation?
The “Stone Flower” fountain at the All-Russian Exhibition Complex has been finally restored. Its final look caused a firestorm of heated reactions. Some people called it outrageous and plastic.
The “Stone Flower” Fountain was the first fountain in the world to combine light and music. World-famous Russian composer, Dmitry Shostakovich, wrote his “Festive Overture” specifically for the opening of the “Stone Flower” fountain in 1954. If you want to know more about VDNKh – Europe’s biggest exhibition complex , then use our audio guide
The “Skolkovo Robotics” forum was held in Moscow. The event is aimed at creating a meeting place for market and startup leaders to exchange experiences, showcasing the companies’ achievements to leading Russian companies and international corporations
The preparations for the annual celebrations on May 9 have been started. The route for the upcoming parade in the city centre was marked last week.
City service organizations are preparing for the opening of the summer season in Moscow on May 1 cleaning up the central venues and monuments.
The contrasts of the Moscow region. A new neighborhood in Krasnogorsk steps from a small village.