The informational policy of the Committee for Culture is based upon the following principles:
- Communications about the activities of cultural institutions and the most important events in the cultural sphere of St. Petersburg
- Promotion of favorable image of St. Petersburg worldwide using Russian and global media integration.
These principles are realized through a system of informational publications of the Committee:
Monthly bulletins “St. Petersburg Next Month: Main Cultural Events” and “St. Petersburg Next Month: Arts and Culture. Professional Contacts”
Annual edition “St. Petersburg Next Year: A Calendar of Events”.
Published in both Russian and English, the Calendar contains in-depth information about a wide spectrum of large-scale events planned for the coming year. This booklet is included in the official St. Petersburg presentation kit, distributed at leading cultural events in the city, during state visits, and at tourist exhibitions. It is also made available to commercial, governmental, and professional organizations, information agencies, and the mass media.
Web site of the City’s Committee for Culture www.spbculture.ru is a part of the St. Petersburg Government’s Internet portal www.gov.spb.ru.
It gives an access to official documents, city news, announcements of cultural events and also presents the full versions of informational publications of the Committee for Culture.