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HSE at the International Film Festival of Science and Technology 360°

HSE at the International Film Festival of Science and Technology 360°
On October 20-30, the VI International Film Festival of Science and Technology 360° will take place in Moscow. The festival’s programme is comprised exclusively of documentaries relating to science, technology, and new ideas on the world and society. HSE has partnered with the festival several times in the past, organising lecture series and holding discussions on the exciting films screened at the event. And this festival, which is being organised for the sixth time already, will not be an exception.

‘Spasskaya Tower’ Military Music Festival

The Ninth International Military Music Festival ‘Spasskaya Tower’ is taking place from August 27 until September 4, 2016 on Red Square in Moscow.

Moscow Jam Festival

From July 15 to August 7, 2016, a festival of jam is taking place all around Moscow. Thirty three festival sites located in central Moscow and in all of the city’s administrative areas sell honey, fruit, nuts and souvenirs, as well as 200 varieties of jams, including such exotic sorts as lilac, chamomile, rose petal, dandelion, honeysuckle, coffee, chili, and aubergine jam. Guests of the festival can also participate in about 1,000 creative and athletic workshops.

Spring in Moscow: Street Festivals and Classical Music

This year May 1 in Russia is not only Labour Day, but also Orthodox Easter. Moscow offers a wide range of activities at its spring festivals, from classical and bell music, to arts and crafts fairs and birdhouse-making master classes.

Afisha Picnic and Lounge Zone by HSE School of Design

Afisha Picnic and Lounge Zone by HSE School of Design
HSE School of Design will be creating a lounge zone — an interactive summer playspace with bright red giant spheres — at the Afisha Picnic Festival on 25th July at Kolomenskoye.

Geek Picnic, June 13–14

Geek Picnic festival is an open-air event for everyone interested in technology, science, and the arts. This year it is taking place in Russia’s two capital cities: on June 13th and 14th in Moscow, and on June 20th and 21st in St. Petersburg. The festival’s latest theme is Human-Machine. In Moscow, the festival will be in Krasnaya Presnya Park.

Street Celebrations and Performances on Victory Day

On May 8 and 9, the 70th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War will be remembered and celebrated in Moscow parks and streets.

Easter Festivals in the Streets of Moscow

Easter decorations and market stalls have already appeared on the streets and squares of central Moscow. As Orthodox Easter this year falls on April 12th, Easter street festivals will take place from April 10th – 19th.

Maslenitsa Festival

If you are in Russia for the week of February 16-22 this year, you are particularly lucky, since you’ll have the opportunity to participate in Maslenitsa, one of the most popular Russian festivals.

Magical Journey to Christmas

As more and more Moscow streets turn pedestrian, the idea of walking around the city is becoming more and more attractive. Even more so this winter, since the Moscow government has organized a festival ‘Magical Journey to Christmas’, which is taking place around the city in various pedestrian zones until January 11.
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