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Archive for October, 2011

Russian Fashion in Folklore Style – colourful, bright and dynamic. Inspired by traditional Russian clothes, shawls and scarves coming from old provincial towns. This is the Russian sole and its history that inspired new approach in fashion. Collection by Shevchenko family designers – Yanastasia brand. Presentation at shopping and entertainment complex Afimall, part of the Moscow International Business Centre – Moscow – City, on 23 October 2011. Collection presented by famous Russian singers, dancers, and their children.

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28th October, St. Petersburg will host the “International Conservatoire Week” festival. The “International Conservatoire Week” festival is a unique forum for one of the brightest and most extraordinary music projects in St. Petersburg. Musicians from all over the world will perform varied music including opera, folk, choral, jazz, chamber music and wind instrument emsembles on different stages around St. Petersburg.

The festival programme also includes Stravinsky’s ballet, The State Chamber Choir of Armenia and world premieres performed by contemporary Russian composers.

A number of workshops, lectures and seminars held by world-class musicians will run alongside the festival.

Please contact Go Russia for tickets.

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Apple Museum in Moscow

A collector of Apple memorabilia, Andrey Antonov is planning to open an ‘Apple’ museum in Moscow. Antonov has built-up a unique collection of technical equipment and accessories made by technology giant ‘Apple’. The collection includes screens, hardware, keyboards and other computer paraphernalia produced by Apple during the last 30 years.

In this collection you can find everything from the sublime to the ridiculous. The former includes both the stationary and portable models of the Apple IIC (1980), a rare Apple II from 1978, the first pocket computer and the Mac portable which astronauts have taken with them into space. The latter includes a beer bag-fridge complete with radio and some limited edition Apple-shaped sunglasses.

The opening of the museum is scheduled for the beginning of 2012.

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