On 23 and 24 September 2017, Moscow Glass Fest will be held for the first time in the Park of Crafts at VDNH. The programme includes an exhibition and glassware fair, a historical reconstruction "Ancient Glasswork", and many other events. The festival has a fitting musical programme — glass harp prodigy Alexander Lemeshev will perform with a string quartet and tuned bottle musician Fyodor Grigoriev.
The second season of the VDNH Summer Educational Programme has drawn to a close. Over the past three months — from 17 June to 17 September — VDNH hosted 145 lectures, workshops, creative meetings and concerts, which were visited by more than 15,000 people in total.
The "Russia – My History" Historical Park at VDNH and the Russian Geographical Society have organised "Russia Through The Camera Lens", a joint project dedicated to the study of Russia through photography. Visitors will have the chance to meet professional travel photographers from 23 September to 22 October 2017, at VDNH's Pavilion No. 57. Taking part in the project are internationally-renowned documentary photographers with experience of exploring the most beautiful and remote corners of our country – from Kamchatka to the islands of the Gulf of Finland.
On 14 September 2017, the Hunting and Fishing in Rus International Exhibition opened at VDNH EXPO. For four days, lovers of outdoor activities will be able to choose and purchase all the essentials at Pavilion No. 75: the best equipment, vehicles, special gear and accessories. More than 600 Russian and foreign companies are presenting their goods and services.
This week, the joint project of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Moscow and VDNH is focused on Pavilion No. 58 'Agriculture' (Ukrainian SSR), famous for its colourful ceramic facade cladding, sculptural ensembles at the entrance and mosaic-decorated coat of arms made of stucco. As early as the end of September, the scaffolding will start to be removed, and visitors will be able to see the pavilion's rich exterior decor after being completely restored for the first time. The restoration of the exterior of the pavilion is now almost complete.
On 10 September 2017, the 30th Moscow International Book Fair was completed. In five days, 720 events were held at the 12 thematic spots of Pavilion No. 75 at VDNH. More than 130 thousand book fans visited the Jubilee MIBF.
On 9 and 10 September 2017, as is traditional, VDNH became one of the main sites of Moscow's City Day. More than 50 events in the holiday programme, 17 interactive Children Cities, and more than 500 thousand visitors — this is the scale of the celebration of the 870th anniversary of the capital at the Main Exhibition of the country.