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April 17, 2018
After winning the prestigious travel award in the past we are proud to announce we have been nominated for 2018 competition as a “Russia’s Leading Travel Agency”. If you have previously used our services and believe we deserve this prestigious title - please vote for us!

The Festival of fountains on 14-15 of September The Festival of fountains on 14-15 of September
September 05, 2017
The Autumn Festival of Fountains is one of the most awaited traditional presentations in St. Petersburg. Thousands of residents and visitors of Saint Petersburg will arrive to Peterhof in Autumn to see a unique and spectacular show of fountains, light and dramatic art.

Zaryadye park opening in Moscow Zaryadye park opening in Moscow
August 31, 2017
Moscow’s huge new Park Zaryadye, the Russian capital’s first major new park in 50 years, is officially opening for the City Day celebrations on 9 September. It is located by the Moscow River, just a stone’s throw from Red Square and the Kremlin.

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May 03, 2017
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Moscow Spring A Capella festival Moscow Spring A Capella festival
April 24, 2017
The Moscow Spring A Capella festival will run between 28 April and 9 May at 31 venues in the city, including rooftops and balconies of some buildings in the centre. During the contest each Capella will sing different kinds of songs, including pop, rock, jazz, blues, gospel, folk, Russian and foreign hits of the 20th century, and classical  works too.

Moscow Spring and Easter Gift Festivals Moscow Spring and Easter Gift Festivals
April 18, 2017
The Moscow Spring Fest is opening on April 28 2017. It will run until May 9.Tens of chalet-tents will be set in the city centre (including Manezhnaya Square, Kuznetsky Most, Tverskaya Street) to treat residents and guests with all sorts of traditional and exotic jams, candies and souvenirs.

The International Knight Festival ‘Tournament of St. George’ will be held in Moscow! The International Knight Festival ‘Tournament of St. George’ will be held in Moscow!
April 14, 2017
The International Knight Festival ‘Tournament of St. George’ will be held in Moscow at the Kolomenskoye museum-reserve from April 29 until May 1. Nine most famous knights from Russia, Norway and France will compete at the 3rd St. George International Tournament.

Free Museum Day in Moscow on the 16th of April Free Museum Day in Moscow on the 16th of April
April 05, 2017
The best museums of Moscow offer free admission on 16 April 2017! Don’t miss your chance!
 

Monument to Samuil Marshak to be installed in downtown Moscow Monument to Samuil Marshak to be installed in downtown Moscow
February 21, 2017
A monument to Samuil Marshak is to be installed in the historical centre of Moscow in honour of the writer’s 130th birthday anniversary.

The Moscow Maslenitsa Festival 2017 The Moscow Maslenitsa Festival 2017
February 16, 2017
The Moscow Maslenitsa Festival 2017 will take place from 17 to the 26th of February. This year, the Moscow Maslenitsa Festival will open with the Moscow Seasons street festivities. Traditional Maslenitsa fairs will open at 13 venues in the city’s centre. Visitors will enjoy public festivities, sporting events, historical re-enactments, street performances, workshops and many pancakes.

The library on Lake Baikal The library on Lake Baikal
February 08, 2017
The world’s first ice library has been set up on the edge of Lake Baikal not far from the city Baikalsk in Russia. The structure is built of transparent ice from the lake cast into walls, on which the hope and dreams of over 1,000 people all over the world have been engraved.

Snowman competition in Moscow Snowman competition in Moscow
January 20, 2017
Moscow will hold the Artistic Snowman Contest creative family festival for the sixth time. It will take place at the Palace of Young Pioneers on Vorobyovy Gory.

In Moscow «Sokolniki» opens new Ice-Designer attraction In Moscow «Sokolniki» opens new Ice-Designer attraction
January 12, 2017
Ice designer will work for the first time in Moscow in Sokolniki Park from Saturday, January 14; everyone will be able to create their own figure or hometown from the given ice blocks and to  decorate it with acrylic paint which also be given. Everyone is welcome to try their artistic skills and create a unique sculpture.

Russia’s Most Beautiful Village wants ‘to hide’ from the tourists Russia’s Most Beautiful Village wants ‘to hide’ from the tourists
January 05, 2017
Russia’s Most Beautiful Village Kinerma, Republic of Karelia can’t cope with the growing stream of tourists. Residents of Kinerma village in the Republic of Karelia complain about the impossibility to receive such a large number of guests – as a number of tourists coming to the village exceeds its recreational opportunities.

New Bulgakov museum opens in Moscow New Bulgakov museum opens in Moscow
December 27, 2016
Mikhail Bulgakov museum will be opened at 35a Bolshaya Pirogovskaya Street in Moscow near the Sportivnaya and Frunzenskaya metro stations, in the apartment where he wrote "The Master and Margarita."

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