Have you ever played golf?
So what do you say about ice golf? You’ve probably never heard of it .
Learn about the Ice Golf Festival that takes place right on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal!
Have you ever played golf?
Russian Fashion Week is the central event in the Russian fashion industry and the largest fashion week in Eastern Europe.
International Women’s Day is an internationally recognized celebration of women and their social and political achievements.
The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg has free admission on every Thursday of the month, during 2015, to commemorate its 250th anniversary. The closest free day is on 5 March, 2015.
If you’re the kind of person who likes to go off the beaten way then you should certainly visit Ice Sculpture Exhibition “Planet Ice” (in Russian “Планета lёd”), which have the bonus of being situated in the picturesque Sokolniki Park.
Defender of the Fatherland Day is a public Russian holiday and day off which is celebrated annually on February 23.
Maslenitsa is a traditional Russian festival, a mix of pagan beliefs and Christian traditions, which marks the end of winter. It is celebrated during the last week before Great Lent, eighth week before Eastern Orthodox Paskha (Easter).
On November 28, 2014, the largest artificial ice rink of 20,510 square meters opened its doors to skaters at the VDNKh (Rus: ВДНХ, National Exhibition of Economic Achievements) in Moscow. It ranked first in terms of area among all Europe rinks. The second one is the FlevOnice rink located in the Netherlands, which is 1,310 square meters less than the Russian rink.
On 4 November Russia is celebrating the liberation from Polish-Lithuanian invaders in 1612.
Russian Fashion Week – the key event in the Russian fashion industry and the largest fashion week in Eastern Europe.
Circle of Light festival is a unique event, devoted to the growing possibilities of modern lighting technologies. The world’s best masters of lasers and light will present their skills. The project allows everyone to reveal the familiar face of Moscow in a new light.
The Kremlin Cup is Russia’s biggest tennis tournament on indoor hard courts.
IgroMir is a Russia’s exhibition of computer and video games, mobile phones and other platforms.
Moscow traditionally celebrates its founding during the first weekend in September. This year the city celebrates its 867th birthday.
The Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival will take place on Moscow’s Red Square in early autumn.
The 18th Moscow International Motor Show, one of the most prestigious motor shows in Eastern Europe, will open its doors in Crocus Expo IEC for general public starting from August 29.
A new unique show will be showcased within the International Exhibition “Oboronexpo 2014” on August 16th-17th, 2014. Airplanes and cars will compete with each other in their acceleration charasteristics and speed…
The Russian capital has a lot to offer, including museums, that you can explore for days. It is not a secret, that entrance to museums in Moscow is rather expensive, however, any museum was designed to be open to everyone, without regard to their financial status. So there are some days and even a night a year when everyone can visit most Moscow museums for free.
Experience the “White Nights” (rus: Белые Ночи [Beliye Nochi]) in Saint Petersburg, when the city stops to sleep and sinks into the constant daylight. This curious phenomenon caused by St. Petersburg’s very northerly geographical location – at 59 degrees 57′ North. During the “White Nights” the sun does not descend below the horizon, it hardly becomes dark and nights get indistinguishable from days.
May 9, Russia celebrates one of the biggest holidays, Victory Day (rus: День Победы, Den Pobedy). On 9 May 1945 the German military surrendered to the USSR in Berlin. It became the end of the Second World War (also known as the Great Patriotic War) for the USSR. After four years of fighting USSR lost about 25 (according to different estimates) million citizens.
If not for the weather, you would never be able to distinguish the sandy beaches of Lake Baikal from those of California. RBTH will prove to you that Russia alone is enough to see the whole World
Two members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot who were arrested on Monday near the Winter Olympics resort of Sochi have been released. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were being held on suspicion of theft. The pair were convicted of hooliganism over a protest song against President Putin in Moscow’s largest cathedral. They staged the protest along with other band members and were only released from jail in December. The act was seen as blasphemous by many Russians, and was condemned by the Orthodox Church. Continue reading
The sport in brief
Few sports are more spectacular. Competitors jump further than the length of a football pitch at speeds of 60mph, so power, balance and an unflinching resolve are vital.