Moscow City Day experienced by a British expat

Graeme Lockhart, RBTH's British style editor, decided to experience some of them firsthand. Find out through his eyes how Moscow celebrated its birthday.

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Moscow traditionally commemorates its foundation — which this year reaches its 866th anniversary — on the first weekend of September. According to a rough estimate, around 1,000 different events took place this year in the Russian capital. There was something to everyone's taste: dance performances, concerts, make-up shows... Graeme Lockhart, RBTH's British style editor, decided to experience some of them firsthand. Find out through his eyes how Moscow celebrated its birthday.

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