Tag Archives: Moscow - Page 7

21 Sep
2016
Novospassky Monastery This peaceful place can be reached by taking the metro to Proletarskaya. From there it’s a short walk through a Soviet neighbourhood over the 3rd Krutitsky Pereulok. If you head towards the Moscow River, on the right you see the white stone walls and the bell tower of the Novospassky Monastery – Новоспасский ...
21 Sep
2016
First things first, everyone: This festival is free and open to the public! Now, what is it about? The Circle of Light Festival uses electronic art, specifically lights and video mapping, to redefine and highlight well known public spaces.  Artists from around the globe have created pieces to be judged in three categories. Featured displays will be ...
20 Sep
2016
Greetings From The New Girl In Town! Hello there! Привет! My name is Ellie and I’m the newest arrival at Liden and Denz Moscow! I am from the UK and am a recently graduated student with a degree in Russian and French. I studied French at school and it was always my favourite subject… until ...
19 Sep
2016
The State Tretyakov Gallery The State Tretyakov Gallery – Государственная Третьяковская Галерея – is one of the best art museums in Russia with an incredible collection of different art forms. It is an essential destination in Moscow for everyone who is interested in art and Russian history. The museum was founded in 1856. It all ...
10 Sep
2016
Pod Mukhoi Moscow is fast becoming one of the best cities in the world for great food and drinks. To say the bar and restaurant scene has flourished would be an understatement. The city boasts around 4,000 restaurants, bars and cafés owned by ambitious and creative collectives who are changing the gastronomic face of the ...
03 Sep
2016
Vogue Fashion’s Night Out If you love fashion and, like me, live in sweet denial of the dire state of your bank account- I mean, broke IS the new Birkin- then Vogue Fashion’s Night Out is the place to be. Probably the biggest fashion event in the capital, Fashion Night Out will be taking place ...
29 Aug
2016
Gogol’s House To say that Russia has a rich literary history would be an understatement. Russia has produced some of the greatest writers of all time, whose distinctive voices have transcended the ages. The 19th century is regarded as the ‘Golden Age’ of Russian literature and Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol- who rose to prominence at this ...
23 Aug
2016
If you weren’t lucky enough to find yourself rubbing shoulders with celebrities at Cannes or hanging with the indie crowd at Sundance – fear not. Tomorrow the Strelka Institute will be hosting a special screening of the seven best movies to come out of the annual Shnit 2015 International short film festival. Founded in Berne, ...
15 Aug
2016
Today marks  the anniversary of one of the most significant days for Russian cultural heritage, as on August 15th 1893, the Tretyakov gallery was officially opened to the public. The gifting of the gallery to the state was a major stepping stone in raising the profile of Russian art. Pavel Tretyakov, the eponoymous founder, came ...
18 Jul
2016
State Historical Museum At the entrance to Red Square stands the State Historical Museum.  It was founded in 1872 by Alexander III and opened for public viewing since 1883. It contains 4.5 million items and 14 million sheets of documents spanning from the early prehistoric period right through to more contemporary items from the 1980s. ...