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Weekend in Moscow: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, SnowFest and More

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Warner Bros

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 

Christmas come early 

The long-anticipated screen-writing debut of J.K. Rowling has arrived, to the relief of wizarding fans worldwide. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” set in prewar New York, tells the story of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), an introverted, eccentric wizard and the future author of a textbook used by Harry Potter in the original wizarding series. There are magical creatures, stunning cinematography and superb acting aplenty to get stuck into.


For winter sports fanatics 

Dream of boarding through powder and tackling black runs? This weekend’s SnowFest winter sport extravaganza could be right up your street. Attend open lectures from the stars of the mountaineering and freeriding worlds, hear some of the city’s best DJ’s spin records and enjoy watching skiers and snowboarder try tricks on a 15 meter airbag.

Lace Haute Couture 

Fashion through the ages 

This weekend is your last chance to catch a beautiful exhibition at the Museum of Decorative, Applied Folk Art. “Lace Haute Couture” features more than 300 works which demonstrate the history of lacemaking from the 18th century to modern experimental fashion designs. Exhibits include haute couture items from the Atelier Caraco in Paris.

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