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10.07.2015, 10:00

Moscow parks offer music festivals and dance workshops

Moscow parks offer music festivals and dance workshops

Over the weekend, an electronic music festival, a music and poetry performance, Photographers’ Day, dance workshops, and more will take place at Moscow parks.

Muzeon Art Park

The park will hold a two-day electronic music festival, Fruit Vibrations. It will include a picnic and games zone, summer cafes and food courts.

From 12 pm to 6 pm on Photographers’ Day on12 July, the park will host lectures and classes on extreme filming and air surveying from a quadrocopter, travel photography and photo reports made during concerts.

Hermitage Garden

On 12 July, Hermitage Garden will host the traditional Camomile Ball. Visitors will learn the basic skills of ballroom dancing, summer table setting, carving, wedding dances, T-shirt painting, floristics, handicrafts and archery. A charity fair will also take place.

At 1 pm, free classes will be held in body ballet for mothers and daughters. At 2 pm, free classes will be held for girls over 14 in the yoga area.

Perovsky Park

On 11 July at 8 pm, Perovsky Park will hold the music and poetry performance, Drop, recreating the atmosphere of the 1960s. It will feature poetry by Bella Akhmadulina and Rimma Kazakova and music of the Khrushchev thaw era.

On 12 July from 12 pm to 4 pm, a rock matinee will take place. It will include venues for family leisure, a tattoo saloon and a photo area. The agenda includes music workshops and family fashion displays.

On 11 July, Sadovniki Park will stage free workshops in jazz funk and Park Pobedy (Victory Park) on Poklonnaya Gora will host a drum show.

On the same day, Kuzminki Park will offer a fitness drill for seniors, a workshop in chalk painting on asphalt and a bubbles show for children.

On 11 July, Babushkinsky Park will hold a charity exhibition where replicas of famous paintings depicting a woman with children will be on display. After scanning a QR code using their mobile phones, visitors can see the original painting, the author’s name and the cell phone number used for SMS donations. The funds will be allocated to a foundation for supporting mothers and children.

On 12 July at 12 pm, a music festival featuring Holi painting will kick off at Druzhba (Friendship) Park. Admission is free.