Ice shows, downhill sleighing and street shows: highlights of the Journey to Christmas festival

Ice shows, downhill sleighing and street shows: highlights of the Journey to Christmas festival
The best entertainments of the Journey to Christmas festival are available to all Russian or non-Russian speakers. Art is a universal language. Ice shows, thrilling street shows and traditional winter games will be on every day from 16 December to 15 January free of charge.

Fascinating ice shows starring 50 professional figure skaters will take place at the Magic Ice Theatre on Revolutsii Square, featuring such shows as The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cipollino and Snow White. Skates will also be available for hire along with training sessions by professional coaches.

A gigantic ice slide will be built between Manezh Square and Revolutsii Square for visitors to enjoy a fast breath-taking ride. The venue will also host street theatre shows, stilt-walkers and fiery dance shows.

Kids will love interactive theatre and circus shows in Manezh Square.

A magic light installation, Musical Forest, will premiere in Pushkin Square. Inspirational light and music shows will leave you with unforgettable memories and create fantastic photo opportunities.

Tverskoi Boulevard will welcome the youngest athletes with a new curling ground, kids’ snowboarding, an ice slide and snow ball games.

Tverskaya Square will host Christmas Cuisine with cookery lessons from European chefs followed by traditional Russian Christmas festivities with carol singing, yuletide and fortune telling on 6-9 January.

Novy Arbat will offer the longest book fair in Moscow to uphold its reputation as the world’s best-read city.