Martin Jangö Studios

Moscow Mischief

I travel a lot through singing, over the past five years I have been to five out of our seven continents, seeing everything from the coasts of Belize to the barren peaks on Svalbard. Earlier this year I was in Moscow, singing at the annual Easter Festival. Prior to leaving I contacted Stutterheim, a Swedish company that makes rain coats and told them about my idea which is portrayed here below. The rain coat bears the unmistakable colours of the LGBTQ/Rainbow flag which I ended up wearing for almost all of my stay in Russia, despite being warned by both friends and family. The crazy part is that after wearing it and having taken photos with it on the Red Square and even inside the Kremlin, all I received from people were smiles and people coming up to greet and encourage. Not a singe frown. Just something to think about.

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 The rain coat’s first ever appearance on the streets of Moscow was bold, or at least that’s what we thought when we headed down town with the metro. There was definitely a tingle of anxiousness as we moved through the Thursday evening rush hour. But we couldn’t help snapping a quick photo down in the astounding halls of the Moscow metro system. After uploading it to Instagram later that evening, we were happily surprised by a regram by Stutterheim founder  Alexander Stutterheim .

The rain coat’s first ever appearance on the streets of Moscow was bold, or at least that’s what we thought when we headed down town with the metro. There was definitely a tingle of anxiousness as we moved through the Thursday evening rush hour. But we couldn’t help snapping a quick photo down in the astounding halls of the Moscow metro system. After uploading it to Instagram later that evening, we were happily surprised by a regram by Stutterheim founder Alexander Stutterheim.

"All I received was smiles and people coming up to greet and encourage"

"All I received was smiles and people coming up to greet and encourage"

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