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‘Loveless’ by Russia’s Zvyagintsev Wins Jury Award in Cannes

A movie directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev was awarded at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

Richard Dawkins to Speak at Geek Picnic in St. Petersburg

British biologist and science populariser Richard Dawkins will perform at the annual Geek Picnic festival scheduled for June 24-25

Russian Film ‘Loveless’ Keeps Topping Critics’ Rating in Cannes

The film “Loveless” by Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev continues to be on top of critics review at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

Muscovites to Get ‘Printed Tattoes’

The Ninth Moscow International Tattoo Convention will start in Moscow Sokolniki park on June 2

Russian Regions to Host Several Festivals for Foodies in 2017

Afisha.Restaurants is planning to organise gastronomic festivals throughout Russia

First Roof Music Fest to Be Held in Moscow

Moscow roofs will host the very first Roof Music Fest which has been traditionally held in St. Petersburg and has gained huge popularity among the city’s music lovers

Entrance to 200 Moscow Museums to Become Free for ‘Night of Museums’

On May 20, the 11th annual “Night of Museums” will be held in the Russian capital with more than 200 museums and galleries taking part

Moscow to Jam with Sweet Treats Festival this Summer

This summer, a traditional Moscow festival devoted to jam and ice cream will be combined in one “Sweet Summer”

Russia Celebrates Labour Day

A reminiscent of the Soviet era eulogising the Worker and his toil for the good of the motherland, 1st May is still widely celebrated in modern day Russia

Moscow to Praise Spring with ‘Moscow Spring’ Festival

Yes, the official start of spring was two months ago, but only this week a sunny and beautiful weather has finally arrived to the Russian capital

International Lace Festival to Be Held in Russia’s Vologda

Third international lace festival “Vita Lace” will take place in Russian town of Vologda from June 22 to 25

Biblionight to Take Place in Moscow

Biblionight, an annual literary festival, takes place in Moscow on Apr. 22, with Triumfalnaya Square being the event’s main venue

More Than 2.5 Million Easter Cakes to Be Baked in Moscow

For this year’s Orthodox Easter which falls on April 16, Moscow bakeries will cook over 2.5 million Easter cakes – a total of 750 tons

Fitness Night Held in Russia

Fitness Night, a large-scale event organised by Reebok, World Class and Alex Fitness, took place from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4

St. Petersburg to Host Roof Music Fest

The sixth Roof Music Fest will be held from May to September in Russia’s St. Petersburg, the event’s organisers told Afisha.Daily

George Martin to Attend Fantasy Festival in St. Petersburg

George R.R. Martin, an American novelist and screenwriter, is going to become the honorary guest at the St. Petersburg Fantasy Assembly 2017

Moscow, Tattooed

How people with tattoos on their faces shocked the Russian capital

Rosturizm and Ministry of Agriculture to Create Gastronomic Map of Russia

Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation are developing a gastronomic map of Russia that will be presented this autumn

The Colder, the Better

Some unusual pastimes in Northern Russia