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This year in the trading program of the festival involves producers from 55 regions of Russia and 22 countries of the world.
Christmas decorations and home decorations, handicraft Souvenirs, winter accessories, delicacies for the festive table — all this and more can be purchased at the festival “Journey to Christmas” which will be held from 13 December to 12 January at dozens of venues across the city.
This year, the shopping festival program involves producers from 55 regions of Russia and 22 countries. On “Journey to Christmas” will open 450 chalets.
Christmas gingerbread from Strasbourg and ceramic handmade
One of the most unusual shopping programs this year awaits the guests at the Manege square and on the transition from Manezh square to the square of the Revolution. Here will present the best goods and products, which are famous European Christmas markets.
For example, a family company, founded in 1768, brought from Strasbourg a variety of gingerbread hearts, animal figures, toys. The most famous — “Mandel” is the gingerbread man. Such gingerbread in Alsace like to decorate a Christmas tree. The prices of these sweets will start from 40 rubles.
Also from Alsace (but from the city of Soufflenheim) another French manufacturer will deliver at the Moscow festival of original ceramic tableware is handmade. Among its main advantages is not only beauty, but durability. Such dishes can be put on the fire in the oven, cook it in tarts, pies, French gratin, terrine or stuffed goose.
Bohemian glass and Belgian truffles
The Danish manufacturer will provide the visitors a warm Slippers of natural felt. From the Czech Republic will bring children’s toys.
In addition, at these sites you can buy products of famous Bohemian glass (the first mention of it dates back to 1162), the Lithuanian wool blankets, cards, decor items, created by Danish artists Czech wafers (thin waffles with vanilla, chestnut, almond, orange, coffee, chocolate, chili pepper and many other flavors), lomnicka crackers (unique product, which is produced only in the Czech town of Lomnice, cracker with hazelnuts, almonds and peanuts) Nuremberg gingerbread (they are distinguished by a high content of nuts and a minimal amount or even complete absence — of flour), a traditional German Christmas cakes Stollen, Belgian truffles, marshmallows, chocolates. Also bring a wide range of Austrian products (e.g., oil from the seeds of the Styrian oil pumpkin, which the Austrians are proud to call green gold, acacia honey with red walnuts, honey with gold leaf and chocolate cream honey with core cocoa).
Mittens with embroidery and Crimean sweets
Many pleasant surprises are waiting for guests and other festival venues.
In Kamergersky lane you can choose wrought iron gifts, lamps and Christmas decorations of stained glass, lace handmade jewellery, Christmas wreaths and gingerbread houses.
Rozhdestvenka, guests will find a cute textile dolls, hand-sewn, wooden home decorations, Christmas tree, soft and educational toys (for example, self-propelled 3D designers).
On lavender Boulevard in Troitsk should pay attention to more Souvenirs made of wood: toys, boxes, decorative items, candle holders, lanterns. And here you can buy textile toys, handmade pottery, mittens with embroidery, shawls, a variety of Crimean tea and sweets.
In chalets on Walnut Boulevard will feature the characters of tales, decorative masks, gift and interior dolls, dolls-boxes, porcelain, Crimean sweet jam made of herbs and fruits, marmalade, Turkish delight, candy, candy, candied fruit, teas, as well as products from lavender (sachets, scented candles, syrup, honey and powder).
Designer hats and handmade boots
In Zelenograd, in the area of Youth, you can choose original Christmas wreaths, Christmas bouquets, candles. Young visitors will surely enjoy Teddy bears, felted toys and vintage dolls. While on the site, located in the Boulevard area of the 16th microdistrict of Zelenograd please pay attention to handicraft Souvenirs made of glass, clay, wood, textiles, wool.
On Gorodetsky street is certainly worth a try on designer hats and scarves, to look at the Christmas handmade toys, mosaics, wood art jigsaw puzzles and Christmas candles handmade.
On Union street you can also purchase hats, scarves and snudy with unique prints, toys, Changeling, music boxes, Christmas songs from wild fir.
On the street Matveevskaya will sell Christmas bells, hand painted Christmas decorations, decorative masks, gift and interior dolls. And the table will offer deli meats, curly izborska gingerbread, candy and sweets of the Vologda confectionary plant.
On the Leningrad highway, you can select candle holders, vases, wine glasses, Christmas tree ornaments glass hand painted, traditional Christmas toys of wool.
On the street Khachaturian visitors will find cotton toys made by hand according to old technologies. In addition, you can also buy boots handmade Christmas decorations with unique design, educational ekogroszku, gingerbread, 3D lollipops “Space” and “new year”, space food in tubes.
On Timiryazevskaya street you can bunt choose dolls Ivanovskiy factory of toys, Souvenirs, interior items made of wood and sweet gifts — candy canes and shortbread cookies in the glaze.
On Svyatoozerskaya street vendors will offer Christmas gift sets in the South of Russia (fragrant tea, jam and sweets).
On the square of Fame in trade will be presented Chalet kitchen utensils, toy mouse (symbol 2020), woolen Handicrafts, dolls in folk costumes, bundles of Christmas bells, Christmas balls with ribbons, desserts and confectionery.
Festival “Journey to Christmas” this year will be held from 13 December to 12 January, nearly 40 venues. The main celebrations will take place at the Manezh and red square, Noviy Arbat street and others. Sites will work every day, weekdays from 11:00 to 21:00, weekends and public holidays from 10:00 to 22:00.
Offers Christmas trees and fairy light installations, ice shows, theatrical performances and concerts, art and sports workshops. For example, everyone will be able to learn how to play Curling or snowboarding.
Last winter, the festival “Journey to Christmas” was attended by a record 18.6 million guests, which allowed him to become the biggest holiday in Europe. The annual quest joined about 90 thousand participants, they received about 85 thousand gifts, among which were movie tickets, fashion accessories and sweets.
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