The organizers were told how to decorate the city for the festival «Moscow Mardi Gras»

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotobanka the sun during the celebration of carnival at ENEA. archive photoThe organizers were told how to decorate the city for the festival «Moscow Mardi Gras»© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Site of the capital of the festival «Moscow Pancake week» in the city centre will be decorated with art objects as symbols of the holiday, reported RIA Novosti news Agency in the organizing Committee of the cycle of street events, «Moscow seasons» on Wednesday.

The festival kicks off in the capital on 9 February. For guests of the festival stage concerts and theatrical performances, traditional games and fun.

«The holiday has become even brighter, playgrounds adorn the large-scale art objects as symbols of the holiday: the sun, horses, dolls-«Maslenitsa» in costumes typical of different regions of Russia. Part of the art objects created specially for the festival, others are already familiar to the guests on last year’s «Moscow Mardi Gras,» — said in the organizing Committee.

The organizers said that creating art objects to Tverskaya square, the artists used mainly red and gold. So, the venue will appear red figures of horses harnessed to a sled, «which arrives to the city of spring». Also, the site will adorn the spring installation with a rotating solar disc, the movement of which will sound music.

«Guests can look inside small houses on wheels, but this time the artists will scroll a lurid story, accompanying its story about the Shrovetide traditions», — said the organizers.

Part of the art objects which adorned the centre of the city last year, this year will be moved to other sites of the festival. For example, in Troitsk on lavender Boulevard install six figures-«Maslenitsa» in bright outfits with a height of over 2.5 meters. Last year they stood on the platform between Manezh square and Revolution square, said the organizing Committee.

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