June 2018

TIMES & EPOCHS. THE GATHERING HISTORICAL FESTIVAL
One of the main historical reenactment festivals in Europe. In 2017 it was attended by more than 10 thousand reenactors and participants from all over the world. The sites represented 12 time periods: Antiquity, Age of Peter the Great, Russian Patriotic War of 1812, Great Patriotic War etc. Festival guests had an opportunity to visit Sevastopol in the 19th century and participate in one of Catherine the Great's costume balls. Over 40 central and district locations.

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August 9—19, 2018, June 1—12, 2019
CHILDHOOD TERRITORY SAFE KID'S DAY EVENT
Sparrow Hills State Educational Facility
A festive program for Moscow residents including work-shops, sports tournaments, demonstrations, expositions, shows, creative competitions.

June 1
RUSSIA DAY CELEBRATIONS
Teatralniy Proezd, Red Square, Poklonnaya Hill
Military equestrian team demonstration performances. A big festive concert will feature the most popular Russian stars.
June 12
MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
One of the oldest film festivals in the world. First held in 1935 with Sergei Eisenstein as chairman of the jury. The history of the Festival is usually traced back to 1959, when it became a regular event.


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June
SAMOVAR FEST

The event aims to strengthen inter-ethnic harmony in Moscow. The program includes an opening ceremony, a concert, fairs and crafts, as well as public festivals.
June
RED SQUARE BOOK FAIR
Red Square
Attendees can expect film appreciation courses, lectures and literary discussions.
June
THE MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GARDENS AND FLOWERS
Muzeon Park of Arts
The Moscow International Festival of Gardens and Flowers called MOSCOW FLOWER SHOW means astonishing colors, dozens of designer-created gardens, unique floral arrangements, as well as lectures, workshops and thousands of visitors. This is Russia's
largest festival of gardening and flower design and every year it gathers the very best experts in landscaping, garden art and floristry.
June—July
2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA
Moscow is one of the 11 Russian cities that will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This will be the first FIFA World Cup held in Russia and Eastern Europe. The finals — the most anticipated sports event for millions of football fans around the world — will take place at the renovated Luzhniki Stadium.
June 14 — July 15
BIG MOSCOW REGATTA INTERNATIONAL ROWING COMPETITIONS
Krylatskoye State Olympic Reserve Rowing Channel
The Big Moscow Regatta has been held yearly for almost 60 years. It's a major international sports event.
June
MOSCOW SABER INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT (MEN & WOMEN)
VTB Ice Palace
Attended by the saber fencing elite. Annual event since 1973. One of the most prominent international saber tournaments (World Cup Series of the FIE Season).
June
GET READY FOR LABOR AND DEFENSE MILITARY AND SPORTS FORUM
VTB Ice Palace
Annually the Forum brings together more than 50 sports organizations from 30 Russian regions, thousands of athletes, coaches and sports managers. The festival attracted more than 20 thousand visitors this year.
June
5K COLOR RUN
Luzhniki Olympic Sports Palace
The city people will run 5 km through colorful clouds of non-toxic paint. The course will be lined with volunteers throwing different colored powders over the runners, many of the participants will be wearing carnival costumes. The Color Run has already hosted comic characters, fantasy creatures and even extraterrestrials. Tennis player Vera Zvonareva and TV presenter Maria Komandnaya were among the participants in 2017.
June
ALEXANDER PUSHKIN'S 220 TH MEMORIAL ANNIVERSARY
State and private theater shows based on Alexander Pushkin's works by Moscow theater and movie actors.
June 6, 2019
ETERNAL FLAME. MEMORY WATCH OPEN PATRIOTIC EVENT, IN MEMORIAM MOSCOW EVENT
Krymskaya Embankment, Alexander Garden
Day of Memory and Grief events. Theater shows and concerts, musical performances featuring patriotic wartime songs, lectures, documentary war chronicles and flower-laying ceremonies.
During the night of June 20—21
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