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Russia: Culture-vultures pour out for Moscow’s free ‘Night of the Arts’01:33

Russia: Culture-vultures pour out for Moscow’s free ‘Night of the Arts’

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 3, 2014 at 23:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Some 250 museums, theatres, and galleries took part in Moscow's 'Night of the Arts' Monday, a free all-night festival to celebrate the capital's cultural offerings. Over a thousand visitors could be seen enjoying a host of exhibitions and performances from a range of Russian high profile artists. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, The State Museum of Oriental Art and The Moscow Museum of Contemporary were among some of the many museums taking part in the event.

The evening played on the theme 'Sound brings us together,' including audio and visual shows from rock quartets to classical chamber music.

Partnered with its sister events, 'Museum Night' and 'Art Night', Night of the Arts and its ilk have promoted art in the capital and are encouraging museums to stay open later. Several of the capital's cultural centres are now open regularly until 22.00.

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Some 250 museums, theatres, and galleries took part in Moscow's 'Night of the Arts' Monday, a free all-night festival to celebrate the capital's cultural offerings. Over a thousand visitors could be seen enjoying a host of exhibitions and performances from a range of Russian high profile artists. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, The State Museum of Oriental Art and The Moscow Museum of Contemporary were among some of the many museums taking part in the event.

The evening played on the theme 'Sound brings us together,' including audio and visual shows from rock quartets to classical chamber music.

Partnered with its sister events, 'Museum Night' and 'Art Night', Night of the Arts and its ilk have promoted art in the capital and are encouraging museums to stay open later. Several of the capital's cultural centres are now open regularly until 22.00.

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