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.
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.
As a part of the festival “Easter gift” the world biggest Kulich will be baked in Moscow. On April 12 it will be delivered on Pushkin Square and Moscow’s guests will be able to try the traditional Russian Easter treat.
Venue: Different locations around Moscow
Event cost: Free
When: 12 April 2015
Festival “Easter gift” will take place at 17 venues across Moscow. Hundreds of events will be held during the festival. The city center plunge into the atmosphere of different eras – from XVII to XIX century. Paskha is a wonderful opportunity to take part in traditional Easter festivities, outdoor shows, and fairs as well as experience the spirit of the real Russian holiday.