The traditional spring festival "Easter Gift" will be held in Moscow from the 7th to the 15th of April, 2018
The festival is dedicated to the celebration of Easter, which falls on the 8th of April, 2018.It will take place in more than 40 central and suburban sites of the capital. The festival menu includes dozens of different Lent dishes as well as the best Easter treats, with more than 30 kinds of Kulich cakes! The cultural programme includes educational and creative master classes, as well as street exhibitions about Russian culture and traditions.
The main sites are Manezhnaya and Tverskaya Squares, Revolution Square, Tverskoy Boulevard, New Arbat street, and Kamergersky and Klimentovsky Lanes. The main feature of this year's festival is a huge amount of charitable events. Adults will be able to donate some money via SMS or participate in a charity auction, while children will create Easter souvenirs and postcards and send them to the foundations.
The programme will take into account that this year was declared the Year of Theatre in Russia. "Easter Gift 2018" carries out a large-scale charitable theatre marathon. Theatrical groups from Moscow and its regions, including groups containing people with disabilities, such as the "Theatre of the Open-Hearted", that includes people with Down’s syndrome, will perform in well-equipped spaces.Tverskoy Boulevard will hold events in support of foundations that help homeless animals. The guests will find out how to take care of foster animals.
New Arbat: the leading publishers will present their books to the guests of the festival and send a part of their profit to charitable causes. Also a charitable system of books collection will work here: the visitors can bring their own books that they want to donate, or buy books in the commercial pavilions of the New Arbat and donate them.