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this year the festival “Journey to Christmas” was a record for duration, number of visitors and number of sites, according to the organizing cycle urban street events “Moscow seasons”.
“the Whole 50 days, from 13 December 2019 to 31 January 2020 81 the area around the city of Muscovites and guests of the capital was accompanied by a magical atmosphere of winter holidays. During this time the festival was visited by more than 26.1 million guests. The visitors looked 162 ice show, more than 1,800 performances of creative groups took part in 10 400 free workshops and answered 1 million 200 thousand questions Christmas quest and got the reward 86 thousand gifts”, – is spoken in the message.
As noted in the events they were involved in seven of the thousands of actors, musicians, athletes, leading.
the Most popular among the guests were the festival site, located at the Manege square, on the transition from the Manege square to Revolution square in Revolution square, in Novopushkinsky square, Tverskaya square, in the square at Galyanovskoe pond, on the streets Svyatoozerskaya and Gorodets, on the square of Glory and in Zelenograd.
throughout the festival in Manezhnaya square worked “Christmas mail”, where you can send a letter to Santa Claus, as well as family and friends. All was accepted and sent about 9 thousand emails.
At Revolution square, in Novopushkinsky Park in the Park at Galyanovskoe pond and Svyatoozerskaya street showed 162 spectacular show on ice. In his free time screenings of “Ice theaters” worked as regular rollers.
On Novy Arbat, near the house on 21 worked as a snowboard Park. Here were daily open training sessions and master classes from Champions.
in addition, this year the festival “Journey to Christmas” music and theatre once again took to the streets of the city. On the stages, and also directly on the festival grounds held more than 1.8 thousand performances of creative groups.
In culinary schools guests learn to cook festive food and drink at Russian and European recipes, and the five platforms of Muscovites and guests of the city have studied the ancient traditions of the winter holidays in the company of reenactors.
in Total, the festival was held 10 400 sessions in which participated more than 147 thousand people.
the Festival started on 13 December 2019. He lasted longer than planned – until 31 January. The corresponding order was signed by the mayor.
Among other important figures of the last festival – the number of open at this time areas. Only in Moscow were available for more than 80 leisure and entertainment zones, and in the center of the capital and in the districts.
Despite the end of “Journey to Christmas” skating rinks that are open during the festival, will continue its work. Visit them will be until March 1, inclusive.
on weekdays you can ride from 11:00 to 21:00, in weekend operation mode is changed from 10:00 to 22:00. With their horses let free. If not, the rental will cost 50 rubles, you will also need to leave a Deposit of 2 thousand rubles.
“Journey to Christmas” was named one of the best Christmas fairs in Europe. Version of Deutsche Welle, Moscow festival is one of the most “magical” of the European Christmas fairs.
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