September 23-27
During the VII Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" the beloved capital will once again take on the appearance of the amazing City of light! Prepare for unexpected transformations, pleasant surprises and amazing meetings that await you at all venues of the Festival. And let this autumn be bright!


Something completely fantastic is prepared for the debutant of the Festival! In the Stroginskaya floodplain there will be a bright 30-minute pyrotechnic show dedicated to the closing show of the VII-th "Circle of Light." Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time in Moscow and Russia - an incredible show of Japanese pyrotechnics! The unique pyrotechnic show of fireworks will be coloring over Moscow sky with the masterpieces of Russian classical music and become a final chord of the whole Festival.

27 September 21:30-22:00


"Circle of Light" is returning to Ostankino! There will be the long-awaited opening ceremony of the Festival. Ostankino tower and the surface of the Ostankino Pond will take a part in an amazing musical and multimedia show, which will unite the whole world, in a literal sense! Large-scale video projections, choreography of fountains, unusual fireworks, synergy of light, lasers and fire - you will see a truly huge show of light, which will not leave anyone indifferent!

23 September 20:00-21:15
24 September 20:00-21:00


For the first time in the history of the Festival, amazing light shows simultaneously unfold on the facades of the Bolshoi and Maliy theaters! Panoramic review will allow you to immerse yourself in the fantastic worlds of dance and theatrical art. In a cyclic mode, the works of the international competition Art Vision, created by the best teams from around the world, will be shown.

23 September 19:30-23:00
27 September 19:30-23:00


For five evenings Tsaritsyno will turn into a fabulous park of light! Stunning multimedia shows on the Great Catherine Palace, a live performance of Soprano Art Group, amazing light installations from around the world and a fascinating show of fountains on Tsaritsinsky pond - here you will truly feel yourself in the realm of light!

23 September 19:30-23:00
27 September 19:30-23:00


As a good tradition of the festival "Circle of Light", DIGITAL OCTOBER will host a new educational program. World wild main specialists in light design and video projections sphere will share the secrets of their skills with all comers, answering all questions. The entry is free, but you will need to pre-register.

23 September 10:00-19:00
24 September 10:00-19:00


“MIR” is a new space for the Festival this year where VJing nomination will take the place. The particular place to see the fascinating competition of the best VJ's - they will create absolutely new works with the help of unexpected visual images and video fragments in real time. Hereafter, there will also be a ceremony of awarding the winners of all the categories of the Art Vision competition.

24 September 20:00-23:00


"ART VISION" is a video-mapping contest, in which professionals and beginners from all over the world show your creative skills.

The event takes place annually in the framework of the Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light".

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