Last Saturday, the Park of Crafts celebrated its one-year anniversary. The square in front of the House of Crafts (Pavilion No. 47) welcomed guests with numerous master-classes given by the Park's residents, interactive games, lotteries and sophisticated musical events.
Preparations of the future Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre at the Country's Main Exhibition are in full swing. The first 67 exhibits are completely finished, and are ready for shipment. The next batch of unique technical devices is expected in the third quarter of this year, that is, by the beginning of the installation of the exposition. About 120 exhibits will be showcased in the new museum at VDNH. Unique exhibits are being provided by enterprises of the rocket-space and defence sectors, from different parts of the country.
On 14 June 2017, the Folkloric Ballet of the State of Mexico performed on the dance floor in Ostankino Park. In addition to the rousing performance, everyone wishing to learn this exotic dance was welcomed in master-classes. In addition, located nearby was an exhibition of Mexican products. The event was supported by the Mexican Embassy in Russia.
Over 20 million people visit VDNKh annually, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said live on the VKontakte social network. All construction and restoration work at VDNKh is to be completed by 2020.
Now it will take just a few minutes to get to the main attractions and the far corners of the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy. Since November 25, 2016, bus route No. 33 has started to make short trips under No. 533 from the VDNH metro station to Botanichesky Sad metro station and back. The route passes through the territory of the country's Main Exhibition.
The City Farm Family Entertainment and Educational Centre at VDNH now has yet another attraction. In the beginning of June, a Zebu humped cow gave birth to a brown female calf. The name for the newborn calf will be chosen by social media users. The contest for choosing the name starts next weekend in official groups of the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy in Facebook, Instagram and Vkontakte. Moreover, the Moscow Zoo presented the City Farm with four peacocks.