This is the third festival of colors in Moscow this year. This time it will take place in «Fili» Park. It is almost indistinguishable from the former ones, but fighting powder coatings have gained such popularity among people that now they will surely gather a crowd of participants. Entrance to the Russian equivalent of the Indian festival of spring is free, but a bag of powder paints weighing one hundred grams will cost 150 rubles (€3).
The Holi Festival will take place on Saturday from 14.00 to 20.00 in the «Fili» Park.
STAY HUNGRY BACKYARD
This Saturday, Stay Hungry project will hold the second yard-party in the summer. It will take place in business center «Red Rose» in Khamovniki. This time the festival will look similar to the children’s summer vacation: a hayloft, a swimming pool, sun loungers and outdoor games. At the food court will be located all friendly projects (The Burger Brothers, «Pian-se», The Hummus, «Gifts of Nature»), several new members, as well as Aperol- and beer bars.
Stay Hungry fest takes place on Saturday 16, from 16.00 to23.00 at Frunze Street, 11, Business Center «Red Rose».
The Bauman Garden will host a festival of African Peoples Culture – Afrofest-2014. The outdoor festival offers master classes in dance, concerts by famous artists from Africa, souvenirs from all over the African continent, and more. There is a special program for children: animation, braiding, drumming, games and creative workshops.
Afrofest waits for visitors at the Bauman Garden (Staraya Basmannaya, 15) on Saturday, from 12:00 to 22:00.
JAZZ IN THE «HERMITAGE» GARDEN
The big Moscow Jazz Festival with a sixteen-year history for the first time will be free. This is one of its main differences from the non-budget «Homestead Jazz» and the recent open-Air Jazz Rooftop Festival. The park stage will host domestic quartets and ensembles, as well as several foreign guests. Ada Dyer- back vocalist of Stevie Wonder and Sting will close the first day of festival.
On the second day of the jazz marathon, domestic quartets and ensembles from St. Petersburg, Moscow and Ufa, and after them – the American tenor saxophonist and the «Grammy» owner – Wayne Eskofferi will be on stage.
The festival will go the whole weekend from 15: 00 to 21: 00.
International action for those who dream of their own restaurant.
Restaurants day began to take place in Moscow on a regular basis last year. This time, the festival involves 40 projects. The concept is the same: novice enthusiasts prepare their own and original dishes in urban backyards, alleys, pedestrian streets and other, sometimes unexpected places.
Unusual program is expected from «Oktopusfest» – summer cafe on the Sparrow Hills (Vorob’evy Gory), where you will be able to try octopus and an oyster bar. Rich program will be at the «Flacon» Design Factory. There will be experienced chefs, including «AC / DC in Tbilisi» with variations on Georgian cuisine, Momozino with frozen yogurt, as well as Prasad with vegetarian food. /
«BUY ME AN ELEPHANT!» MARKET
A large fair for children and progressive parents.
Large- scale children’s party will take place On Sunday, in Arts Park «Muzeon» at the Krimskaya embankment. If you do not feel like preparing for September 1, running through the malls, the market is a great opportunity to buy everything you need. You can buy here books, clothing and toys for every taste, bicycles, scooters, robots, and many treats. If you do not want to buy anything, then send your child to one of the master classes. Ping Pong Club Moscow will bring the children’s table, Ping-Pong, and the project «Cardboard Dad» will build a cardboard city that children will decorate themselves. In addition, kids will fly kites, participate in water pistols battle and even jump on Cat-trampoline.