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Abu Dhabi Fest in the Hermitage Garden

The first festival of Arab culture took place yesterday in Moscow in the Hermitage Garden. It was organized by the Department for Tourism and Culture of Abu Dhabi. The Moscow garden turned into a magic world of Arabia.  …

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 The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 …

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Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building

Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building is one of seven Stalinist skyscrapers laid down in September, 1947 and completed in 1952, designed by Dmitry Chechulin (then Chief Architect of Moscow) and Andrei Rostkovsky. …

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"Moscow Summer" Jam Festival

A jam festival "Moscow Summer" is taking place these days in Moscow. Central squares, parks, alleys, and streets of the city have turned into the festival's platforms for 10 days. Guests can enjoy an interesting program …

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Das Fest – 2015 at VDNH

Dast Fest is one of summer Moscow festivals. It took place yesterday at VDNH. Guests enjoyed national German cuisines and many entertainments: armwrestling, a competition on rolling a barrel, photographing, dancing, karaoke with German songs and …

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Eyüp Sultan Mosque and graveyard

A mosque complex (külliye) was constructed on the site in 1458 by the Ottoman Turks only five years after the conquest of Constantinople in 1453. The present building dates from the beginning of the 19th century. The mosque complex includes …

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Street theatres at VDNH

The festival of street artists of the world 'Theatre Without Borders' took place on August 1st at VDNH.  Guests were welcomed by participants of performances near the entrance. They occupied the territory of the Main …

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The fourth start for mitzvah-mobiles

On July 27th mitzvah-mobiles started their fourth journey all over Russia. Mobile synagogues will visit more than 70 cities of the country to present traditions of Judaism to everybody who is interested. There are scrolls of the Torah in each …

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Hearty Russian weekend

The Fourth Inter-regional Festival of Slavic Art ‘Russian Field’ took place in the museum park of Tsaritsyno on July 26th. Delegations from 38 regions of Russia participated in it. More than 250 masters of traditional crafts …

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Sabantuy 2015

Last weekend the all-city festival 'Sabantuy' was held in the Moscow State Park Museum 'Kolomenskoye'. Guests enjoyed an interesting program: concerts of art masters from Moscow, Tatarstan, and Bashkortostan, games, …

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Ramadan Tent 2015

Ramadan is coming to an end... The cultural project of Russian muslims 'Ramadan Tent' has been working on the Poklonnaya Hill during the month.  It presented days of Russian republics, foreign Muslim countries. Every night was …

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Holi Indian festival of colours in Moscow

Another Holi festival of colours was held in Moscow. It was tons of dry colored powder, eight hours of a live concert, open-air dancing for residents of the capital. Historically the festival originates from India. It was celebrated in early …

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"Artists of the North Caucasus" Exhibition

An exhibition of “Artists of the North Caucasus” was opened in the State Oriental Museum, Moscow. It presents 80 works by outstanding artists of the region. The exhibition is devoted to the 30th anniversary of the North Caucasus …

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Apricot Festival 2015

Last Sunday, on July 5th, the multinational Apricot Festival took place in the Museon Park in Moscow. Initiators were giving apricots to everyone, holding workshops, singing, and dancing on the stage.  …

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Seaside Batumi

Batumi is one of the most beautiful cities of Georgia. Today Batumi is a center of tourism and the main seaport of the country. Batumi is an old city. For the first time it was mentioned by Aristotle in the 4th century B.C. In the Middle Ages the …

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