The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

decorate unique arch in Moscow City Day

City Day, which this year is celebrated on 10 and 11 September, Moscow decorate unique arched bands that reproduce the shape of the famous front group of the first post-war Moscow fair, which took place in 1947.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

In 1947, when after heavy war years the country's economy gradually began to build, it was decided to hold fair - "Spring market". Pushkin Square entrance height of several meters in the style of traditional Russian architecture was built.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

On the arches were attached colored lights that were lit in the evenings. Very fair coverage of the powerful lights and spotlights. Therefore, the festive mood and crowded fairs preserved and evening.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

At the fair itself placed towers and shopping carts with different kinds of food, which in some ways is the personification of lifting the food industry in a difficult post-war period. Everywhere were full of signs: the Moscow-Leninist department store, "Glavhleb" and others.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

The experience of the spring fair has been so successful that the next season of "market" at Pushkin was opened in September of the same year and was dedicated to the 800 th anniversary of the founding of Moscow. The entire city was decorated with flags and bright illumination.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

The scope of the feast was grand. In commemoration of its even released a medal - "In Memory of the 800th anniversary of Moscow", which was subsequently awarded about 1, 7 million people. At the same time, the laying of the monument to the founder of Moscow - Yuri Dolgoruky. It was the first City Day in Moscow over the past 100 years. Previous Day celebrations in Moscow Born conducted already in 1847.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

This year, following the historical traditions, arched composition height of 14 meters and a width of 33 meters have decided to install on Pushkinskaya, Tverskaya and Manege Square in Novopushkinsky Square and Revolution Square.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

For each of them thought the original artistic concept, which assumes a particular color, colored reliefs on the individual sketches and architectural lighting.

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

For example, on Tverskaya Street unfold large-scale exhibition, consisting of multiple sites and dedicated to the year of the Russian cinema. In ten floors of Kozitskogo lane to Manezh Square "reproduce" the films "Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Occupation", "Pig and shepherd", "War and Peace", "Circus", "Meeting Place Can not Be Changed", "Walking the Streets of Moscow" "Pokrovsky gates", "Guest from the future", "Night Watch", "Dandy".

The Moscow City Day will decorate unique arches

These days, all guests can enjoy free screenings, musical performances, meetings with famous actors and directors, as well as exciting entertainment programs and workshops.