Flea Market and Flowers To Fill Krasny Oktyabr

Shoppers rummaging around for good deals at the Lambada Market.

Check out one of Moscow's most ambitious flea markets as Lambada Market sets up camp Sunday in the Krasny Oktyabr gallery.

Elena Kamay, founder of the Lambada Market, said she was inspired to start Lambada Market after spending time in London's famous markets, such as Camden and Brick Lane.

"At the market, everyone can take part. For example, we have a girl who is a practicing surgeon, but at the market she sells sandwiches," she said. People can still join the market before Sunday, organizers said.

More than 200 stalls are expected to be set up from shops, showrooms and ordinary people selling a mixture of designer clothes, secondhand and vintage, as well as the brick-and-brack that they promise you can expect to find at a flea market in Europe.

The market also promises a packed food court and sets by local DJs.

The market will coincide with the end of the Flower Power Festival at Krasny Oktyabr, which has seen the grounds turned into a flower garden with installations from famous florists.

That festival also includes florist master classes, photo exhibits, and a visit from a "hippiemobile," the market's Vkontakte page says without explaining what exactly that is.

Lambada Market. Sunday, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. 3 Bersenevskaya Naberezhnaya. Metro Kropotkinskaya.

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