The Orthodox festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Paskha is how Russians call Easter, the main holiday of the Russian Orthodox Church. Believers end 40 days of fasting with midnight church services. During Paskha is customary to eat “Kulich” and “Paskha”, special yeast fruit cakes.
Easter Gift festival concerts and performances will take place at 24 venues in the centre of the city as well as in 19 parks. There will also be special classes and workshops teaching people how to prepare good food for Lent and traditional Easter specialities.
Venue: Different locations around Moscow
Event cost: Free