Russian Culture

Izmaylovo Kremlin

The Izmaylovo Kremlin

Izmaylovo Kremlin is a unique entertainment and cultural complex designed as a stylized pseudo-Russian fortress with walls, towers and fortifications. Despite the apparent historicity of the name, the Izmaylovo Kremlin has no relation with the historic fortresses and palaces of Moscow. It was built in 1998-2007 and is a popular architectural fantasy and Old Russian …

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russian kvass

Russian Kvass, the quintessential Russian drink

Contrary to popular beliefs and stereotypes related to the country Russia, the Russian Kvas has a greater presence in the scenes of the daily life of the population, while the fame of Vodka is reduced to a few parties or celebrations. Not only Russians consider kvass “theirs”, there are so many varieties of this drink …

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Circus in Russia

History of the circus in Russia

Circus art in the modern sense came to Russia in the 17th century: wandering foreign performers demonstrated the wonders of tightrope walking, showed ingenious tricks and amused people. In the 18th century, Russian Artists began to associate and form companies. One hundred years later, stationary circuses appeared on the territory of the country, the first …

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