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  • 28 february

    VDNH Skating Rink: summing up the results of the third season

    The winter season of 2016/2017 is over! The Main Skating Rink of the Country at VDNH reviewed the results of the ending winter. 94 working days, 68,000 sq. m. of space, including infrastructural objects, 20,000 sq. m. of ice cover, 55 themed events — these are the main results of the skating rink's work during this past season.

  • 27 february

    Maslenitsa celebrations at VDNH: photo report

    Noisy, pancake and daring Maslenitsa (Pancake Week) closed the series of winter activities on the territory of the Country's Main Exhibition. During 10 days, thousands of VDNH visitors were able to try 40 kinds of pancakes, played ancient Russian games, mastered talismans for their houses in the Park of Crafts, stormed the straw castle, welcomed spring on the Parade of the Sun on the skating rink, burnt an effigy on the City Farm and saw off winter together with the stars of the TV channel MUZ-TV.

  • 24 february

    February 23 at the VDNH rink: photo report

    On February 23, 2017, the Moscow Lightning festival of speed skating was held at Russia's main ice-skating rink. Special guests of the event were the famous sportsmen: 1988 Olympic champion in speed skating Nikolay Gulyayev, 2006 Olympic champion in 500 m speed skating Svetlana Zhurova, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, speed skater Varvara Barysheva.
  • 22 february

    The Maslenitsa Sun Parade at the VDNH Skating Rink, burning of an effigy at the City Farm, a speed skating race on the Defender of the Fatherland Day

    The program of events for weekends and holidays: on Thursday 23 February, on Defender of the Fatherland Day, the Moscow Lightning speed skating festival will be held at the VDNH Skating Rink. On Saturday and Sunday, 25–26 February, the Maslenitsa carnival Parade of the Sun will also be held on our ice. Other interesting events: burning two-metre sculptures in front of the House of Crafts and workshops for making amulet dolls.

  • 22 february

    More than 800 Russian and Foreign Companies Brought Their Products to the Hunting and Fishing in Russia Exhibition

    The 41st Hunting and Fishing in Russia International Exhibition opened in two exhibition pavilions No.69 and No.75 at VDNH on 22 February 2017. Spinning rods, reels, fishing lines, lures, baits, special clothing, footwear, motor boats, boats and engines, products of hunting and fishing farms from all over Russia — more than 800 companies are presenting their products and services.

  • 16 february

    Cheese fest, pancake week fair, career counseling day, and a film about the Amur tiger

    Weekend programme: at the Pancake Fair, VDNH guests will get the chance to try more than 40 kinds of pancakes, take pictures of themselves against the backdrop of a huge windmill, and visit an exhibition dedicated to the history of the Pavlovo Posad shawl. Other interesting events: The Moscow Career Counseling Day in the “Russia – My History” Historical Park, a two-day Cheese Fest in the House of Crafts, and a free screening of the film “The Amur Tiger: On the Way to the Sacred Mountain”, at the City Farm.

  • 11 february

    The Winter Sports Day Took Place at the VDNH Skating Rink

    On Saturday February 11, 2017, the Main Skating Rink of the country celebrated the Winter Sports Day, marking the anniversary of the Olympic Games in Sochi and dedicated to the Russian National Team's trip to the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang.

  • 9 february

    Winter Sports Day at the Skating Rink, with master classes for lovebirds at the Art Clay Russia Jewellery Studio, the Dymov Ceramics School, and the House of Crafts

    Weekend programme: On Saturday, 11 February, at 11:00 a.m., the Winter Sports Day starts at the Skating Rink. Free master classes in curling and figure skating, as well as an autograph signing session with Olympic athletes will be offered to our guests. Other events: master classes in creating silver jewellery at the Art Clay Russia Jewellery Studio, a class in making matching ceramic cups and Raku bowls at the Dymov Ceramics Studio, and interactive lessons devoted to ecology at the City Farm.

  • 2 february

    Cartoons "Leo and Tig", activities for young conservationists at the City Farm, do-it-yourself ceramic valentines at the Dymov Ceramics

    Weekend programme: during Ecology Days at the City Farm on Saturday, 4 February, at 5:00 p.m., little guests will be treated to cartoons about two inseparable friends: leopard Leo and tiger Tig, and will be told about the nature of the Primorsky Krai. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday, "ecological" workshops on various topics will be held for the kids. As for adults, on Sunday, 5 February, at 5:00 p.m, they will get a chance to make ceramic valentines for their soulmates at the Dymov Ceramics.

  • 28 january

    Day of Goodness at the VDNH Skating Rink

    Saturday, 28 January 2017 has been declared as the Day of Goodness at the VDNH skating rink. Three Foundations – the Konstantin Khabensky Charitable Foundation, the Vera Hospice Charity Foundation and the "I am!" Foundation – invited everyone to help their wards. All proceeds from this day's sale of tickets at the Main Skating Rink of the Country, as well as donations, will be directed to various programmes of the foundations. Guests of the skating rink were welcomed by hockey players Vyacheslav Fetisov and Alexey Yashin, DJ and singer GarikBurito, well-known Russian actors Yegor Beroev, Ksenia Alfyorova, Tatiana Arno, Andrey Merzlikin, Ekaterina Shpitsa, and others.
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