Roscosmos Congratulated Moscow on City Day [Video]

On the weekend of September 11 and 12, Moscow celebrated its 874th birthday. The ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation decided to congratulate city residents in its special way, TASS reports. The greetings were accompanied by a photo of the city taken from space by the “Resurs-P” Earth remote sensing satellite.  

“Congratulations on the Moscow City Day! Moscow is the leading centre of the rocket and space industry of our country. There are more than 40 enterprises of the industry located in the capital. Over 100,000 people of labour and science contributed to the formation of the space era!” the press service of the state corporation said on Twitter.

It is noted that there were a lot of festive events held in the city dedicated to its birthday. Muscovites had a chance to see beautiful flower installations from landscape design professionals at the 30 venues of the Flower Jam festival, located both in the centre of the capital and in the districts.

For sporty people, there was ping-pong, arm wrestling, a masterclass on yoga and exercise, bicycle tour, Extreme Sports Cup, and demonstration performances of motorcyclists of the Honorary escort, KP reports. For those who like calm leisure activities, there was chess, checkers, dominoes, and graffiti drawing workshops.

Also, the Moskino cinema chain organized free screenings of Soviet films about Moscow. The culmination of the holiday was held on the roof, where was organized a concert in the rays of sunset. The special day ended with great fireworks.

Ru-Main, 13.09.2021, Picture: TVZvezda 

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