Top 10 Summer Festivals in Russia 2019
Want to see the country of Russia this summer? Big open-air festivals are the perfect reasons to take a weekend getaway and explore a new place. We are happy to present you the most anticipated summer events in Moscow and other regions of Russia in 2019.
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.
Usadba Jazz in Saint Petersburg
Being known as the birthplace of jazz music in Russia, it is hardly surprising that St. Petersburg has been selected as one of the cities to host Usadba Jazz Festival. Combining jazz, blues, soul, funk, and fusion, the festival is undoubtedly one of the most eagerly awaited music festivals in the city, hosting a wide range of famous international and local artists. This year the festival will feature among its artists Omara Portuondo, Makaya McCraven, SunSay, Yazz Ahmed, and many others.
July 12 – July 14
Park Live is an annual international festival in Moscow that usually attracts around 25 to 30 thousand visitors. This year it will be headlined by 30 Seconds to Mars, the Prodigy (their participance is not approved ) and more!
Summer Folk Festival
July 26 – July 28
The biggest folk festival in the picturesque place in Kaluzhskaya Region on the Oka river will encompass several stages and dance floors , outdoor attractions, markets. Ticket prices start at 1500 roubles.
Afisha Picnic Festival
Every summer the Afisha Festival brings great music and fun to Kolomentskoe 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.
Alfa Future People
August 16 – August 18
The biggest electronic music festival near the city of Nizniy Novgorod welcomes the lovers of trance, dubstep. Multiple outdoor activities along with sports events with playgrounds for volleyball, yoga and physical fitness. Check the details here.