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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

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

It's Maslenitsa Week in Moscow

Maslenitsa, the folk festival often referred to as pancake week that takes place the week before Easter, will be one of the main events this weekend in the capital

IKRA Gastronomic Festival to Be Held in Sochi

From Mar. 1 to 5, Sochi will host the IKRA international gastronomic festival

Moscow Gets Ready to Celebrate Maslenitsa

Thirteen festival locations will be operating throughout the Russian capital from Feb. 17 to 26

Tenth Irish Film Festival to Open in Moscow

The tenth Irish Film Festival will be held in Moscow from Mar. 15 to 26 at the Karo 11 Oktyabr movie theatre

Antique Fair Opens in Tverskaya Square

Antique shops where visitors can take retro-style photos and buy souvenirs opened on Jan. 21 in Tverskaya Square

Russian Regions to Host Several Festivals for Foodies in 2017

Afisha.Restaurants is planning to organise gastronomic festivals throughout Russia

Almost Two Million Russians Participate in Epiphany Ice-Water Plunge

More than 1.8 million Russians have participated in epiphany celebrations by dunking themselves in icy water

Russia's Murmansk to Host Arctic Circle’s First International AV Festival

Inversia, the first international audiovisual festival above the Arctic Circle, will take place in Murmansk from Feb. 2 to 4

‘Journey to Christmas’ Festival in Moscow Receives Over 12 Million Guests

Over 12 million people visited the "Journey to Christmas" Festival and almost two million people rang in the New Year on its premises

Sokolniki Park to Host Ice-Block Construction Area

The first ever family-friendly construction zone featuring blocks of ice as building materials will appear in Moscow’s Sokolniki Park this weekend

Ice Sculptures Installed on Moscow’s Poklonnaya Hill

The Ice Moscow festival opened on Friday in Moscow’s Park Pobedy

Over 1,200 People Visit Hanukah Event in Moscow

Participants witnessed a light show, took part in fun competitions and enjoyed a live concert

A Christmas Fairytale in Russia’s Metropolises

Check out the most magical images of wintertime in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan in our photo gallery

Moscow to Spend About $50 Million on New Year Celebrations

RBC added up government procurement figures and discovered that the Government of Moscow is planning to spend at least three billion roubles ($49.1 million) on celebrations

Moscow to Open over 200 Christmas Tree Markets

Over 200 Christmas tree markets will traditionally be opened on the streets of the capital before the New Year

Hundred-Metre Ice Slide Opened in Centre of Moscow

An ice slide operates daily between Revolution Square and Manezhnaya Square from Dec. 16 to Jan. 15 in the heart of Moscow

Dolph Lundgren Visits Holiday Festival in Moscow

Hollywood actor, director and producer Dolph Lundgren visited the “Journey to Christmas” festival in Moscow

Santa House Opened on Tverskaya Square in Moscow

Lapland’s Santa Claus and his elves visited the opening ceremony of the “Journey to Christmas,” a holiday festival taking place on Tverskaya Square in Moscow from Dec. 16 to Jan. 15