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Russia: Thousands of students celebrate graduation in Moscow's Gorky Park01:09

Russia: Thousands of students celebrate graduation in Moscow's Gorky Park

Russian Federation, Moscow
June 20, 2015 at 00:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of students from over 270 schools and colleges gathered at Moscow's Gorky Park, Friday, to celebrate their graduation.

The event, called 'The Galaxy of Opportunities', was organised by city authorities and dedicated to Russian heroes and well-known people, such as Mikhail Lomonosov, Vladimir Mayakovsky and Yuri Gagarin amongst others. The theme of the event was designed to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Moscow receiving the status of 'Hero City' for its role in WWII.

During the event, graduates walked down the red carpet where they were greeted by a variety of performers including acrobats and jugglers. At midnight the Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin congratulated the students on making it to their graduation.

Russia: Thousands of students celebrate graduation in Moscow's Gorky Park01:09
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Thousands of students from over 270 schools and colleges gathered at Moscow's Gorky Park, Friday, to celebrate their graduation.

The event, called 'The Galaxy of Opportunities', was organised by city authorities and dedicated to Russian heroes and well-known people, such as Mikhail Lomonosov, Vladimir Mayakovsky and Yuri Gagarin amongst others. The theme of the event was designed to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Moscow receiving the status of 'Hero City' for its role in WWII.

During the event, graduates walked down the red carpet where they were greeted by a variety of performers including acrobats and jugglers. At midnight the Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin congratulated the students on making it to their graduation.

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