Children's City at VDNH During Celebrations of Moscow 869th Anniversary

Young visitors of the Exhibition will be able to let their imagination run free and try their hand in architecture, engineering, shipbuilding and even in magic crafts on September 10–11, 2016. Science master classes, exciting experiments, classes in constructional design and other educational and entertainment programmes in honour of City Day await the young Muscovites and Moscow visitors. Their parents will not worry about being bored this weekend as well: the best wind bands will perform their music programmes on the Green Theater stage, and famous authors and novelty literature will be presented at a traditional book exhibition fair.

CHILDREN'S CITY FESTIVE EVENTS PROGRAMME AT VDNH

Constructor Playgrounds

More than ten interactive sites devoted to constructors for children of any age will be open on the Main alley of VDNH. During the holidays, experienced mentors will conduct exciting master classes that will help children feel like real constructors. Young participants will be able to busy themselves with ship, airplane and car modeling, or try to make mosaic art. Children will learn that complex biological models, created by nature, are also a kind of constructors, and will become acquainted with the principles of their work. Master classes are free.
VENUE: The Main alley of VDNH.
TIME: September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., September 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
PRICE: free

On September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Lego Play Zone, behind Pavilion No. 29 (Flower Gardening and Landscaping) 600 square meters of entertainment will await children of all ages. In a special training camp, the most courageous guests of this holiday will master the skills of ancient arts, and will perform six fascinating missions demonstrating agility, ingenuity, teamwork skills and other qualities of heroes, in order to save the Green Ninja and to become real Ninjas themselves. The Lego Duplo Zone will be open for young constructors aged 1.5–5 years. Here, the little ones will be able to take their photographs with 3D figures of Lego animals. And in a sandbox, children will create structures of their dreams with Lego Duplo blocks. Girls over 5 years of age will have a chance to meet with their Lego Friends: this time they will plunge into the brilliant world of show business in the city of dreams – Heartlake City, where a real pop-star Livy has come to perform a tour concert. They will be able to assemble a colorful mosaic in a heart shape, learn a popular dance with Lego Friends and to take pictures with their favorite characters. Attendance is free.

VENUE: near Pavilion No. 29 (Flower Gardening and Landscaping).
TIME: September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
PRICE: free



Let's Make it Brighter Together Festival

Industry Square of VDNH will become one of the sites of All-Russia festival of energy-saving "Let's Make it Brighter Together" during City Day, organised with the support of the Ministry for Energy of the Russian Federation, the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, the Eastern Economic Forum, the Moscow Government and the Global Energy Intentional Prize. Art objects created in accordance with the latest energy-saving technologies will be presented at the Festival. Organizers will present shows and experiences reflecting properties of different types of energy resources. Besides this, young guests will be given lessons on energy saving and mentors will explain how to use this knowledge in everyday life. Festival events are free to attend.

VENUE: Industry Square.
TIME: September 10–11, time to be announced.
PRICE: free.



Bio-hacking Laboratory of Polytechnic Museum

Bio-hacking Laboratory of the Polytechnic Museum will present the Indicator in Your Plate experience-game as part of City Day festivities programme at VDNH. Bio-hacking is a new scientific direction striving to combine biology together with innovative technological achievements. The Bio-hacking Laboratory of the Polytechnic Museum managed to become famous thanks to its experiment involving the detection of the human adventurism gene. The experience of the Indicator in Your Plate will enable children to extract anthocyanin from fruit and vegetables by themselves, and to recognize acid, alkaline or water solutions by color – and this means they will be really surprised by the beauty of nature around us.

VENUE: Industry Square, colonnade of Pavilion No. 26 (Transport).
TIME: September 10 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
PRICE: free.



Park of Crafts

The Park of Crafts will conduct a series of development and creative master classes for children during these holidays, and will become one more site for Constructor activities.

VENUE: Pavilion No. 47 (Swine Breeding).
TIME: September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., September 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
PRICE: development master classes and Constructor site in front of Pavilion No. 47 are free. Master classes given by residents of the Park of Crafts are fee based.



City Farm at VDNH

Guests of VDNH at the  City Farm will be presented an educational and entertaining programme devoted to revitalization of the historical ecosystem of Moscow. During the entire day, educational master classes and interactive lessons will be conducted at the site. The main subject of the lessons will be preservation and improvement of our city's ecology. Young farmers will create a paper recycling station and try to recover the historical ecosystem by themselves during the course.

VENUE: near Pavilion No. 44 (Rabbit Breeding).
TIME:  September 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
PRICE: admission for adults and children over 3 years – 300 rubles, children under 3 years – 150 rubles, children under one year – free. Master classes and educational program are free.



Brass Bands Festival

The finale of the Brass Bands Festival, being conducted on the sites of the Main alley of the Exhibition during the entire summer, will take place on the Green Theater stage of VDNH on September 10. Three best musical bands, according to users of the official site of VDNH and invited judges, will perform at a final closing show at that day. The winner of the Festival will be determined and awarded online. The programme will close with the performance of the famous Oleg Menshikov's Brass Band. The event will start at 2:00 p.m., admission is free.

VENUE: The Green Theater of VDNH.
TIME: September 10, 2016, start at 2:00 p.m.
PRICE: free admission.



Moscow International Book Fair

A traditional book exhibition fair will take place at VDNH on September 7–11. The guests will have access not only to a huge variety of books and literature during this holiday weekend, but also to a presentation novelties, master classes and meetings with favorite authors. Admission to the fair will be conducted by tickets. Detailed programme of events.

VENUE: Pavilion No. 75, Oktyabrskaya (October) Square
TIME: September 7–11 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
PRICE: admission to the fair is by tickets. Ticket for one day – 125 rubles, for two days – 200 rubles; tickets are available at the official site of the Moscow International Book Fair.



Moscow Metro Wagon of a New Generation

In front of the Main Entrance arch, Moscow Metro SUE will present its wagon of a new generation, which was named the Moskva (Moscow) by Muscovites during voting on the "Active Citizen" Internet portal.

VENUE: In front of the Main Entrance arch.
TIME: September 10–11, 24 a day.
PRICE: free.



Beeline Site

The Beeline Company is organizing the First Family Games, where the guests will participate in a smart panel game, table games, open air dancing lessons, master classes for children and their parents, and the family quest #house divided against itself cannot stand.

VENUE: near Pavilion No. 58 (Farming).
TIME: September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
PRICE: free.