Top 10 Festivals in Moscow in 2019
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“11 Warriors” By Jackie Chan
June 25 – June 29
Jackie Chan is one of the most famous actors in Asia, gathered a unique creative team in his Beijing company: he combined dancers and athletes for an incredible performance, which converged elements of kung-fu, Traditional Chinese ballet, and modern dance.
What seemed fantastic on the screen, on the stage happens without any special effects and editing tricks: Live miracles in real time and space.Sun, fire, rain on the stage – the fascinating magic of ancient art in combination with the most modern multimedia technologies. Fabulously animated dragons and incredibly talented dancers.
Dikaya Myata Festival
June 28 – June 30
Dikaya Myata (Wild Mint) is Russia’s largest annual world music festival IN Tulskaya District with international artists aboard.In 2012 Wild Mint Festival joined the European Festivals Association. Every year the festival amazes thousands of music lovers with live music, street theaters, fire shows, outdoor movie nights.
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The Lastochka (“Swallow”) summer festival of music and active lifestyle will be held in the park of the Luzhniki sports complex. Set on the bank of the Moskva River, the festival will feature sites with sports projects, a terrace with installations and street art, a designer market and picnic spots under the trees along with haut cuisine restaurants, burger bars and vegetarian cafes. There will also be a children’s zone with games and workshops.This year LP and Lil Xan and Bhad Bhabie from the US will come up on stage at the “Lastochka” festival.
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.
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.
Afisha Picnic Festival (VIP Guest – the CURE)
The Moscow Jam Fest opens in the middle of July. Tens of chalet-tents are set in the city to treat residents and guests with all sorts of traditional and exotic jams.Entrance is free.
August 18 – August 19
The International Fireworks Festival will be held in Moscow in August 2019!
End of August
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.
The city of Moscow celebrates its birthday in the beginning of September. Parades and fairs, carnivals and concerts, artists’ shows and traditional grandiose fireworks are all planned in celebration of the holiday.The festival venues are scattered throughout the city, however the main events are traditionally held on Tverskaya Street, in the Red Square, on Vasilievsky Slope, Poklonnaya Hill and Sparrow Hills. Entrance is free.
End of September
The Circle of Light Moscow International Festival is an annual event at which light designers and 2D and 3D graphic designers utilize the urban space of Moscow as canvas for multimedia and light installations. Entrance to any Festival venue is free. The festival will opens by the end of September .
September 27 – September 29
The “WorldFood Moscow” event is the main platform in Russia where food trade professionals, international associations and guests can assess the market.WorldFood Moscow annually gathers international food and drink companies from over 62 countries.
The Moscow Gastronomic Festival opens in the beginning of October, 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: customers can taste the main dishes of Moscow’s fanciest restaurants at significantly discounted prices!
The annual Night of the Arts is held in the beginning of November.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.
The annual Christmas festival “Journey Into Christmas” will take place steps from Red Square with dozens of special stalls and tents, playgrounds and stages.
The festival encompasses special zones in the city centre. More than 100 stalls, selling different products, will be within the bounds of the fair. The entrance is free.