A simplified procedure of entry to Vladivostok by filling out an electronic questionnaire visa application on the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has been postponed once again.
The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, the Hermitage and the State Russian Museum of St Petersburg, as well as other museums of different Russian cities will be “temporarily free” to all visitors.
This year Moscow celebrates its 869th birthday. The Moscow City Day 2016 will be celebrated on a large scale in the early September.
Russia is a transcontinental country, covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia. With such a vast area of territory, Russia boasts numerous landmarks, some of which are copies of world’s most famous sights.
Moscow visitors will be able to catch a glimpse of Russia’s military hardware rolling across Moscow’s streets during the rehearsals ahead of Victory Day parade on May 9.
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Travelers to the Baikal are given a chance this weekend to see two exotic competitions that will take place on the frozen waters of the lake: Sled Dog Race and XII Ice Marathon.
By the act of 2015 the city of Vladivostok was awarded a special status of Free Port, which implies a simplified visa regime for entering into it.
This year Moscow will turn into an amazing sea of wonders: the streets of the capital will become uncharted islands where everyone will be able to make a Journey to Christmas.
Guests of LumiFest will see Aleksandrovsky Park in a new light this October. The Park and the neighborhood will be brightened up from early morning to late evening.
After successful debut last year, the Russian Cuisine Festival is coming back to Moscow this fall.
During the CIRCLE OF LIGHT festival 2015 major buildings of Moscow will serve as a canvas for different multimedia and light installations.
Every year visitors of St. Petersburg have a great opportunity to see a traditional opening and closing festival of the fountains in Peterhof.
This year Moscow celebrates its 868th birthday. There will be about 1,000 different events and activities including parades, fairs, street entertainments, sports contests and live music concerts.
The International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower 2015 will take place on Moscow’s Red Square from 5th to 13th of September 2015. The traditional participants of the Festival Spasskaya Tower 2015 are the units of the State Honour Guards and the leading Russian and foreign military music bands from 14 countries.
The International Air show MAKS 2015 occupies a leading position in the ratings of major world aviation forums and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every time it is held.
The International Art Festival “Taybola” is held on the banks of the White Sea in the Onega district. This is one of the most beautiful places of the region with stunning landscapes and amazing northern nature.
Ivan Kupala Day combines the words: the Slavic name Ivan (St. John the Baptist), and Kupala, which is derived from the Slavic word for bathing. Traditions and activities associated with this holiday is closely linked to Pagan rituals.
For the first time in the history of the pole sport and the aerial acrobatics, the International Championship of extreme aerial disciplines will take place in Moscow.
Best world aerobatic teams will perform in a large-scale air show in Sochi. They will fly in formation over the Olympic Park at the shortest distances possible.
Museums at Night is an annual festival designed to encourage people into museums, galleries and heritage sites by showing off the best they have to offer. More than 250 cultural institutions will be accessible free of charge all day long on May 16 till late at night.
If you are lucky to spend the first ten days of May in Russia you’re lucky enough!
Plenty of events will be held over the next two weeks. Russians call this period “May holidays”. We have compiled a list of the most exciting upcoming events to help you find out what to see and do during your visit in Russia.
A festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Variuos fairs are opened on Moscow’s pedestrian streets. Visitors can try traditional Russian Easter dishes and learn what customary Easter gifts for friends and relatives are.
Golden Mask is a Theatre Festival that demonstrates the most significant premiers of the previous season.
Grelka Fest is annual largest event of Siberia taking place in the ski complex “Sheregesh” and attracting more than 10,000 spectators. Usually It happens on the first weekend of April, however, this year the festival will lasts three weekends of the month.
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Russian Fashion Week is the central event in the Russian fashion industry and the largest fashion week in Eastern Europe.