Orchestras from around the world perform on Red Square

Red Square is hosting the 9th annual International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower. This festival is one of the biggest displays of military music groups in the world. With the Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral as its backdrop, the Spasskaya Tower features more than 1,500 military musicians.

27 military orchestras and ensembles form 9 countries have gathered in the heart of Moscow to take part in the show. Traditionally, the festival impresses the audience with its spectacular combination of music, dance shows, military marching bands, pyrotechnics and laser effects.

This time, organizers expect over 56,000 people to attend the week-long event with the main arena hosting over 7,500 viewers at a time.

Watch the rehearsal of the International Spasskaya Tower Music Festival

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