Urban Forum in metro: Television studio carriage to run on Circle Line

Urban Forum in metro: Television studio carriage to run on Circle Line
Bloggers, Moscow experts, photographers and designers will take part in the open dialogue.

A new mobile television studio was installed in a metro train carriage that will run on the Moscow Metro’s Circle Line (Line 5) on 17 and 18 July. Bloggers, urban analysts, photographers and designers will take part in the open dialogue. Traveller and television journalist Mark Podrabinek will talk to them.

Television and radio host Vladimir Rayevsky will explain how the entrance hall to Krasnye Vorota metro station connected Moscow and Leningrad and how Americans interfered with the metro construction. Designers Sultanna Frantsuzova and Katya Dobryakova will speak about the latest fashion trends, and Olga Katalina, general director of the Artist Charity Foundation for Art People, will explain why the metro is featured in films so often.

Everyone can join in the conversation. About 20 of the most interesting questions from social media users will be asked in the programme.

Sergei Sobyanin opens the 2018 Moscow Urban Forum

A stationary television studio will open in the Moscow Transport booth at Zarydye Park during the Urban Forum, with experts on transport infrastructure development, such as Secretary General of the International Association of Public Transport Mohamed Mezghani, appearing as guest speakers. Mr Mezghani will talk about hidden resources for the development of city transport.

Where to watch broadcasts

— Moscow Transport Facebook page (in Russian)

the Moscow Metro’s Facebook and VKontakte pages (in Russian).

The Moscow Urban Forum opened in Zaryadye Park today. It will run through 22 July. This largest international congress is dedicated to global issues related to the development of megalopolises. The theme of this year’s forum is “The Megacity of the Future: New Space for Living.”

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