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INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION-FORUM RUSSIA

31 January 2024

In Moscow, on the territory of VDNKh, you can visit the International Exhibition-Forum RUSSIA until 12 April. At the exhibition you can learn about the most important achievements and inventions of our country in industry, energy, transport, construction, science, culture and sports. All 89 regions of Russia became participants of the exhibition. 
NEW WINTER ACTIVITIES IN MOSCOW

17 January 2024

We are pleased to tell you about new winter activities in Moscow. For guests of the city we can offer not only classic tours with visits to such famous places as Red Square, Kremlin, St. Basil Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, Novodevichy Monastery and others. In winter there is a unique opportunity to visit a real husky farm and get acquainted with this amazing and friendly breed of dogs. 

BREATH OF BAIKAL OPERA FESTIVAL

01 February 2024

The 10th International Festival of Opera Music Breath of Baikal was held in Irkutsk from 26 to 30 May.

On Wednesday, the festival opened with a gala concert, where arias from operas and vocal works by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Richard Wagner, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were performed. The evening of chamber music took place on Thursday. The piano was accompanied by works by Russian and foreign composers. On Friday, at the Angarsk Palace of Culture, the artists performed Giuseppe Verdi's opera La Traviata. At a gala concert that concludes the festival on May 30, the guests of the musical festival heard arias and ensembles from operas by Alexander Borodin, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini. In addition, Siberian and Buryat songs were also performed.

The festival program also included the traditional qualifying round of one of the most famous and prestigious music competitions - the international competition named after Hans Gabor Belvedere. Its qualifying rounds take place on the stages of famous theaters around the world. This year, vocalists from Russia, Ukraine and the United States took part in it.

In 2021, the Breath of Baikal Opera Festival was being held as part of the celebration of the Year of Baikal Lake in the Irkutsk region.