The Most Interesting Festivals in Russia
Archstoyanie Festival (July 26-28)
One of the most remarkable festivals in Russia, Archstoyanie is a land art event which takes place in the Kaluga region, 200 km from Moscow at Nikola Lenivets, which is a beautiful architecture park in the middle of nature.
Bol Festival (July 5-7)
Bol is the largest underground festival in Russia.
Forma Festival (July 27-28)
Forma is an independent music and arts festival, known for its diverse programme featuring experimental music, poetry reading events, theatre performances, exhibitions, and workshops.
Gamma Festival (July 11-14)
The large-scale Russian festival of music and modern culture Gamma will be held for the fourth time in St.
Nashestvie Festival (July 19-21)
Nashestvie is definitely a full-on head-banging experience.
Park Live Festival (July 12-14)
This 3-day festival takes place in the hippest park of Moscow – Gorky Park.
Picnic Afisha Festival (August 3)
Picnic Afisha, the largest one-day open-air music festival in Moscow, gathers annually more than 50,000 music-lovers.
Stereoleto Festival (July 6-9)
Stereoleto is a family festival held in Saint Petersburg in a newly opened event space right on the Neva river embankment on the Vasilevsky island – port Sevkabel.
The Mir Sibiri Festival (12-14 July)
The Mir Sibiri is an international festival of folk music and crafts which takes place in the picturesque area of Siberia in the village of Shushenskoye.
Solncestoyanie Festival (21-23 June)
Solncestoyanie is a historic reconstruction of the old slavic holiday with beautiful swimming rituals, round dance, big fires and walking on the hot coal.