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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

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PREMIERE AT THE BOLSHOI THEATER

14 April 2021

The Moscow Bolshoi Theater will present an unscheduled premiere of the ballet Four Characters in Search of a Plot on the New Stage on 10th September. "The Bolshoi Theater has clarified its plans for the beginning of the 245th season. Ballet life at the Bolshoi will begin on 10th September on the New Stage with the performance of modern choreography Four Characters in Search of a Plot", the press service said. The performances are scheduled on 10th, 11th and 13th September. The audience will see one-act ballets staged by young foreign choreographers: The Ninth Wave by Brian Aries, Just by Simone Valastro, Fading by Dimo ​​Milev and Silence by Martin Shex. The further fate of this unplanned work will largely be determined by the audience reception. It is possible that the play Four Characters in Search of a Plot will be included in the theater's repertoire. It was especially emphasized that the work format was established taking into account all the necessary safety requirements.