The Original Russia

The Original Russia festival is being held at the Central House of Artists for a second time. It includes photo images, paintings, films, folk crafts, presentations and master classes.

The exhibition brings together works by many of the most outstanding Russian wildlife photographers working in the extreme north of Russia, Siberia, the Caucasus and other hard-to-reach nature reserves. These unique images from the furthest corners of the largest country on Earth include shots of wild animals and inhabitants of sea depths, as well as aerial photos. The landscape photos reveal beautiful forests, mountains, lakes, seashores, rivers and waterfalls.

Films and animation about Russian nature will be shown as part of the festival. Guests will also be able to see some examples of folk crafts and even a fragment of the notorious 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor.

Open until February 22, 2015

Website of the festival (in Russian)

Address:Central House of Artist

10 Krymsky Val. Oktyabrskaya metro station

Ticket price: 350 roubles

Opening hours:

Tuesday – Thursday: 11 am – 8 pm

Friday – Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm

Sunday: 10 am – 8 pm

Mondays, February 9 and 16: 11 am – 8 pm (these two days were added to the schedule due to overwhelming public demand; the exhibition centre is usually closed on Mondays).