In the author’s column on, Dmitry Volkov shares details on the preparation and conduct of the Street Piano Festival: “As always, the rare idea is completely original. In the process of organizing the festival, we found that such initiatives existed and continue to live. In England in 2008 it passed action with street pianos under the slogan “Play on me, I'm yours.” They say that it started spontaneously: someone just could not drag the piano into the house, left it on the street and wrote a joke for passers-by to play on it. NT became popular, it was even dragged away, putting a new one in its place. And then, the artist Luke Jeram made a flash mob out of it. We can say that our street festival is a continuation of such an action, and Moscow’s joining European cities ". Read more