Moscow's annual ‘Journey to Christmas’ highlights Russian traditions in the most fairytale-like manner
Moscow kicks off the signature festive season event Journey to Christmas, which incorporates festive magical places, must-see dynamic destinations, decorations, lighting, traditional winter sports activities, and meeting Father Frost and Snegurochka, or the Snow Maiden. The festival will last until January 8.
The large-scale event is transforming the city: twinkling lights illuminate the streets, ice skating rinks and slides pop up everywhere, and there are shows with music, live performances and more for the whole family to enjoy, all venues filled with delicious food and holiday cheer. Activities take place not only in the city center but also in the distant boroughs. For many, the event marks the start of the festivities sparking that magic and holiday cheer in muscovites and the city guests young and old.
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