International Women’s Day is an internationally recognized celebration of women and their social and political achievements.
Venues: Different locations around Moscow
Event cost: Free
When: 8 March 2015
The Women’s day in Russia is an official public holiday and day off which is celebrated annually on March 8. Started as a Socialist political event the day eventually lost its political flavor, and became simply an occasion for men to express their love for women. There is a tradition among Russian men to undertake all household duties on this day so that women can enjoy a full day of rest.
A special entertainment show is held in different locations of the city.
Remember, that on March 8 most of public offices are closed and some public transport routes may be changed due to street events.