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Russian Winter Festival in Moscow
Some think that winter is not the best time to travel, nevertheless, there are plenty places and activities that you should see and do just in winter time. One of those is musts is Russian Winter Festival in Moscow. The most famous and biggest in Russia is a huge event, which starts in mid-December and finishes in mid-January. The festival celebrates Russian culture and is one of the best way to enjoy Moscow if you are planning to travel there.
The major cultural festival in Moscow is celebrated with more enthusiasm every year and is an unique event for everyone travelling to Russia. Taking place at Izmailovo Park and Revolution Square festival futures performances of traditional Russian dance and song, food, games, crafts, and many others. You can also buy excellent gifts and souvenirs on the Christmas Village at Revolution Square, such as traditional folk crafts, winter clothing, Christmas ornaments, etc.
Not only can you sample Russian traditional food, but also admire Russian ice sculpture, take troika rides, or play games. You will also meet there traditional Ded Moroz and Snegurochka. The ice sculptures differ every year, thus you will definitely see something new, even if, you have already been in Moscow on Russian Winter Festival. The sculptures are culturally significant, for example giant rubble coin which appeared in 2009 or valenki felt boot which was as big as a human being in 2008. If travelling to Russia you cannot miss this magnificent winter festival.
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