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02/07/2017

July 2 at press center

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12:30

Performance by the Guslyars of Russia state orchestra led by People's Artist of Russia Yury Yevtushehnko.

All types of early musical instruments are represented in the orchestra: the ringing gusli, bandores, keyboard instruments, the Mari gusli and the Armenian kanon. The orchestra's concert repertoire primarily consists of folk songs and melodies, Russian romances, opera arias and modern folk-adapted compositions.

15:00

Broadcast Portugal vs. Mexico (Moscow).

17:00

Tour to the Institute of Russian Realist Art (IRRA). IRRA is a project that is reviving the traditions of Russian patronage of the arts. The Institute's collection is considered one of the best collections of the 20th century national realist school of painting.

To attend the tour, please sign up in advance at the press center's information desk.

All day starting at 10 am

— A guided tour of the Tretyakov Gallery. Visitors will see paintings by world famous artists, as well as sculptures, Soviet agitprop china, photographs and much more. Visitors can pick up Moscow City Passes to attend the tour and get more information at the press center's information desk.

— Sightseeing tours on a double-decker bus around the Moscow Kremlin, Christ the Savior Cathedral, St. Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theater, Manezh, Gostiny Dvor, Alexander's Park, and many other unique historical buildings and streets. All tours are conducted in eight languages: Russian, English, French, German, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and Italian.

Information on the timetable and the tour terms is available at the information desk of the press center.

All day starting at 12 pm

Moskva River boat ride. An hour-long ride along picturesque embankments starts at the Tretyakovsky Pier and makes stops at the Patriarshy Pier and the Novospassky Pier. Ferry timetables and other details of the tour are available at the press center's information desk.

21:00

Broadcast Chile vs. Germany (St. Petersburg)

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The red star atop the Vodovzvodnaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin. Right: Grand Kremlin Palace, the Church of Saint John Climacus and the Ivan the Great Bell Tower
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