Dance Festival in St. Petersburg

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Dance Open Festival 2011 News: 2011-04-14 Throwing down a bridge between the contemporary ballet and the era of the Imperial Russian Ballet, the International Dance Open Festival came to town for the 10th time. A lot of dance talents have … Continued

Prado Exhibit in the Hermitage

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Prado at the Hermitage News: 2011-04-01 PRADO at the HERMITAGE If you happen to arrive at St.Petersburg in April or May, you can catch a “lucky strike”, when visiting the Hermitage, that currently features 66 paintings from Madrid’s Prado Museum … Continued

Scarlet Sails in St Petersburg

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“Scarlet Sails” festivity in St. Petersburg June 18, 2011 This is the most massive and famous public event in St. Petersburg. Its title has originated from a romantic novel with the same name (1922) by Alexander Grin – the book, … Continued

Music Over the City Festival in St. Petersburg

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CARILLON  – MUSIC  OVER  THE  CITY July 3-14, 2011 The carillon of St. Peter-and-Paul Cathedral was installed in St. Petersburg 10 years ago.  The X International Carillon Music Festival, devoted to this anniversary will take place at the Cathedral square. … Continued

Day of Peter and Paul in St Petersburg

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The Day of the Apostles Peter and Paul July 12, 2011 On July 12 the Orthodox Christian Church celebrates the Day of the Apostles Peter and Paul.  Jesus Christ chose Peter (who was a fisherman called Simon at that time) … Continued

Celebrating the Day of St Petersburg

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Day of St Petersburg May  27-29, 2011 The Day of the City is truly a “holiday” for all St. Petersburg inhabitants and guests. According to the legend on this day Peter the Great had laid down the Peter and Paul’s Fortress, … Continued

Imperial Gardens in St. Petersburg

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Imperial Gardens of Russia News: 2011-05-05 The Imperial Gardens of Russia IV International Festival May 26 – June 6, 2011 ‘The Imperial Gardens of Russia’ International Festival, taking place in the Mikhailovsky Garden, was established by the Russian Museum. Each … Continued

St Petersburg International Music Festival

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St. Petersburg Palaces International Music Festival News: 2011-05-11 Welcome to the 19-th “St. Petersburg Palaces” International Music Festival (May 25 – June 30, 2011) It is one of the most beautiful festivals of the Northern capital, held in the parade … Continued

Night at the Museum in St Petersburg

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Night at the Museum News: 2011-04-26 Every year since 1977 International Museum Day is organised worldwide around May 18. This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society. In St. Petersburg … Continued