Celebrities visiting Red Square

Celebrities visiting Red Square. Billy Joel, 1987

Billy Joel in Moscow, Red Square, 1987. Celebrities visiting Red Square

Celebrities visiting Red Square

No doubts, every self-respected foreigner must come to Red Square during the day and take a picture of miracle of miracles, bright and cheery color explosion – St. Basil’s Cathedral. “Cathedral comes out of the depths of the earth, like a volcano. It seems as if its central pyramidal head preparing to start as space rocket”, wrote Newspaper L’Express, France. Yes, just for the sake of this masterpiece you should arrive in Moscow … And then go back and enjoy Red Square in the night lights – from the windows of GUM to red stars of the Kremlin. And among the celebrities visiting Red Square – stars of show business, politicians, actors, athletes, and artists, who at least once in their life, visited Red Square.

Celebrities visiting Red Square. Boney M, 1978

Boney M, 1978

Celebrities visiting Red Square. David Bowie in Moscow

David Bowie in Moscow

Since the 1990s on Red Square have been held celebrations and concerts:
1992 June 21 – concert «Space».
1993 September 26 – a concert by the National Symphony Orchestra of the US memory of Tchaikovsky.
1994 June 25 – a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the “Time Machine”.
1996 May 26 – Renzo Arbore concert and “Orchestra Italiano.”
1997 September 7 – concert dedicated to the 850th anniversary of Moscow.
1997 September 27 – concert «The Prodigy» in support of new album «The Fat of the Land».
1998 July 15 – closing of the World Youth Music Forum.
1999 June 6 – concert “Golden Voice of Russia Pushkin.”
1999 August 14 – concert «Red Hot Chilli Peppers» (birthday MTV Russia).
2001 July 18 – a charity concert Placido Domingo.
2003 May 24 – Paul McCartney concert.
2003 September 6 – concert «Scorpions».
2004 – concert dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the “Time Machine”.
2005 July 2 – International Music Festival «Live 8″.
2010 – Tiesto concert in support of new album «Kaleidoscope».
2011 June 23 – Linkin Park concert in support of the world premiere of “Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon”.

Employees of Kremlin museums believe that rock concerts can cause damage to ancient buildings, including St. Basil’s Cathedral.

Red Square

Red Square

Celebrities visiting Red Square

Sources:
wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Square
vk.com/z_history