Agenda for the weekend, 22 and 23 April: learn about Japanese culture at the Hinode Power Japan festival in Pavilion #75 at VDNH EXPO, visit the art exhibition in ROSIZO Gallery, make a Grasshopper eco-toy at the City Farm, and dance with Russian folklore ensembles near the historic Russia – My History park.
Plan for the weekend of April 15–16: In honour of past Cosmonautics Day at VDNH, visit space excursions and touch the chestnut trees planted at the Exhibition by cosmonauts themselves and also those planted in their honour; In the Historical Park you can use VR glasses to "go out" into open space and closely inspect the legendary spacecraft models; Meet with a real astronaut in the Chess Club and find out how they sleep on the "ceiling"; See with your own eyes at Robostantsiya how "EggBot" paints Easter eggs.
On 12 April 2017, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin visited the historical "Cosmos" Pavilion, which is being restored, and the operating Interactive Museum Complex "Buran" at VDNH.
On 12 April 2017, after examining the restoration of the "Cosmos" Pavilion, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced the beginning of a large-scale reconstruction of VDNH.
On 4 April, the results of the open tender — in which specialized management companies participated — to construct an amusement park were summarized. The competition was announced in early March, in accordance with the Federal Law No. 223. Pizarotti I.E. LTD won the tender. This is the Russian branch of the Italian company Pizzarotti, which is famous for having built Disneyland and the tunnel at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. The construction of the amusement park should be completed by September 2018.
On March 31, 2017, a presentation called "Armenia — My Seventh Sense" took place in Pavilion No. 68 "Armenia", dedicated to developing the Republic's tourism industry. Zarmine Zeituntsyan, Head of the State Tourism Committee of Armenia, and Karen Asoyan, Trade Representative of the Republic of Armenia in the Russian Federation, participated in the event. On April 1, people wanting to learn about the ancient culture of this country could do so by visiting the pavilion.
The Birds of VDNH event took place last weekend in the House of Crafts, where over 100 people decorated birdhouses, which were then installed in the trees of Ostankino Park. The actor Ivan Okhlobystin took part in celebrating International Bird Day, together with his family. As special guests on the first day of the event, the actor, his wife, daughter and son enthusiastically decorated the houses for our feathered friends.
On April 1, 2017, the Navruz Moscow City Festival took place at the VDNH EXPO, with the support of the Department for Multicultural Policy and Interregional Cooperation of Moscow. Pavilion No. 75 turned into a real Oriental bazaar. Larisa Dolina and Lev Leschenko, Honoured Artists of Russia, congratulated all the guests with the Spring holiday at the colourful event.
Programme for the weekend of 1–2 April: at the International Day of Birds we will ornament a designer nesting box, and present it to the birds of Ostankino Park, participate in master classes devoted to the feathered tribe at the City Farm, become acquainted with national Armenian traditions, try out national dishes and drinks, and also have a blast with children at the attractions in the Sportland Exhibition of Children's Leisure and Family Recreation at VDNH EXPO.