Yuri Norstein, the renowned Russian animation director, is probably best known for his iconic animation film Hedgehog in the Fog. A new exhibition at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center offers an extensive overview of the works created by him together with his wife and partner, artist Francesca Yarbusova. The project celebrates Yuri Norstein’s 80th birthday.
Moscow’s Big Cartoon Festival has grown from a small event for kids into a comprehensive event that premieres outstanding animated works and attracts not only children, but adults as well.
VDNH, a huge exhibition space with lots of beautiful Stalinist architecture, monuments and museums, has recently been renovated. This winter it offers a wealth of attractions including a skating rink and some remarkable exhibitions.