The winter season has officially started with freezing temperatures in Moscow, Russia, and residents are celebrating in every nook and corner of the city. Some beautiful outdoor skating rings were opened for festivities on 28 November.
As reported by Russia’s state-owned news outlet Sputnik, the pictures below were taken at the amazing light show which was held at VDNKh’s skating rink.
Reports confirm the venue at VDNKh has become the largest ice rink in Europe for the third year in a row.
Spectators who attended the opening show of the Hermitage Garden’s skating rink enjoyed a Venetian carnival.
Another beautiful venue, the Lyod skating rink, which opened in the Sokolniki Park, was recognized one of the most colorful and modern rinks in Moscow. The report says its artificial ice does not depend on weather conditions due to the unique technology used to create it.
Image shows visitors at the opening of the skating rink at the VDNKh exhibition center.
A total of 5,000 can be accomodated at the skating rink who sits on 70 thousand square meters.
It’s selfie time for visitors at the skating rink opening in the Hermitage Garden.
A child at the Serebryany Lyod (Silver Ice) skating rink which opened in the Izmaylovsky Park.
The report says Serebryany Lyod offered a free entry, as well as many other skating rinks of the city, offered free entry for all visitors on its opening day.