Today citizens of Moscow celebrate their city’s 862nd birthday. Writes ITAR-TASS (translation by Google with a few [corrections] by me):
MOSCOW, September 5. Itar-Tass. The capital of Russia celebrates its 862 th birthday.The main event, according to tradition, will be a theatrical performance at Tverskaya Square, which will open a series of festive processions. During polutorachasov [half the morning?] acquaint visitors with the Moscow youth. The submission [performance] will be attended by more than 2,5 thousand young artists metropolitan theaters, youth choir, students of urban schools, musical ensembles and groups.
Immediately after the opening ceremony, parade [of Moscow students] starts at Tverskaya,[followed by a] big youth concert. At Theater Square at 14:00 Moscow time will sound musical greeting Muscovites from popular music groups, Lubyanka Square invite to festive music and entertainment program “On the [About] Moscow – with love,” which will be attended by renowned masters Mosconcert.
Happy Birtday Moscow.