• Festivals and Contests
    Russia-Wide Colorful Festival
    Russia-Wide Colorful Festival
    The annual summer open-air takes place in different cities of Russia and gives the guests of the holiday bright emotions, freedom and emancipation. In the program of the festival: performances of popular Petersburg DJs, dozens of entertainment and creative zones. The main event will be the "volley of colors", when thousands of guests in one instant will throw up the paint of eight colors, creating a bright cloud in the sky.
    address: “Kirovets” Stadium
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (https://vk.com/colorsfest)
    From: 14 June 2019
    Till: 16 June 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "GRAME STUDIOS. SOUND ALL AROUND"
    "GRAME STUDIOS. SOUND ALL AROUND"
    The light and sound installations presented by the renowned Grame National Centre for Musical Creation (Lyon, France).
    address: Erarta Contemporary Art Museum
    From: 14 June 2019
    Till: 06 October 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “SUMMER GARDEN - 315” Festival
    “SUMMER GARDEN - 315” Festival
    The festival is dedicated to the 315th anniversary of the Summer Garden founding, one of the symbols of St. Petersburg, berhymed by Alexander Pushkin, Pyotr Vyazemsky and Anna Akhmatova. The oldest park ensemble of St. Petersburg it was the favorite creation of Peter the Great. The fate of the Summer Garden was bright and complex. Each epoch left its imprint in its appearance. During the festival, St. Petersburg residents and guests of the city will be able to discover unknown pages in the history of a unique monument of landscape architecture. A real marathon of cultural events awaits the guests of the holiday: dramatized sketches, excerpts from performances, historical reconstructions of dances and promenades, music programs and other events.
    address: State Russian Museum. Summer Garden
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (314-20-56)
    From: 14 June 2019
    Till: 16 June 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    8th International Flower Festival
    8th International Flower Festival
    A unique flower show annually attracts thousands of spectators. The festival will traditionally begin with the "Parade of Flowers", which starts from Ostrovsky Square and will pass along Nevsky Prospekt to Palace Square. In a colorful procession, models in floral suits, platforms with giant floral compositions, retro cars and horse carriages decorated with flowers will take part. This year florists from Russia, Finland, Holland, Poland, Belarus, Latvia, Estonia and other countries will be guests of the festival.
    address: Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-911-954-63-77)
    From: 11 June 2019
    Till: 13 June 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “HANGER” 8th Festival of Petersburg’s Theater Schools
    “HANGER” 8th Festival of Petersburg’s Theater Schools
    The festival presents the best diploma plays of graduates of theater schools and universities of St. Petersburg. The project, which has already become a good tradition, takes its worthy place in the series of events in Kronstadt and St. Petersburg. The program of the Eighth Festival dedicated to the Year of Theater in the Russian Federation will be opened by the musical performance of the Igor Bogdanov creative workshop “Elizaveta Bam” based on the play of the same name by D. Harms.
    address: Kronstadt Palace of Youth
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (903-30-10, 311-22-14)
    From: 10 June 2019
    Till: 20 June 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "FROZEN IN TIME". Diane Tuft
    "FROZEN IN TIME". Diane Tuft
    ROSPHOTO presents an exhibition of works by American artist Diane Tuft (New York). In her work, Diane Tuft explores and develops the vital topic of climate change. By travelling to the most remote places throughout the world including both the North and South Poles, she has been able to document the visual effects of climate change on our planet. The exhibition includes two series by the artist, dedicated to the coldest parts of the Earth: the Arctic and Antarctica.
    address: “ROSPHOTO” The State Museum and Exhibition Center
    From: 07 June 2019
    Till: 28 July 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "THE ROLES AND FATES"
    "THE ROLES AND FATES"
    The exposition will be based on materials from the family archive of the Kshesinsky – Sevenard family, which stores unique documents related to the biography of the great Russian ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya, her work and memoir heritage.
    address: Kirov Central Park of Recreation and Culture
    From: 06 June 2019
    Till: 20 August 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "FORBIDDEN FRUIT" OF WORK BY CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SCULPTOR CHRIS INTEMANN"
    "FORBIDDEN FRUIT" OF WORK BY CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SCULPTOR CHRIS INTEMANN"
    Exhibition of porcelain composition created at the Meissen manufactory. A modern interpretation of the festive feast in the Rococo style.
    address: The State Hermitage Museum. The General Staff Building
    From: 05 June 2019
    Till: 01 September 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “SUNDAY OF TRUMPET MELODY” Summer Festival
    “SUNDAY OF TRUMPET MELODY” Summer Festival
    Sunday concerts of brass music, which have become a new St. Petersburg tradition, annually open the summer season in the Peter and Paul Fortress. World classics and swing arrangements, written especially for the festival and performed by the leading soloists of city’s orchestras, will resound from the balcony of the Peter and Paul Cathedral from June to September.
    address: Peter and Paul Fortress. Cathedral Square
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-903-094-34-67)
    From: 02 June 2019
    Till: 01 September 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    "A-KINO" 6th Film Festival in the Fountain House Garden
    "A-KINO" 6th Film Festival in the Fountain House Garden
    The theme of the 2019 festival is “Painting and Cinema”. In the program: silent films to the accompaniment of modern musicians Vyacheslav Gaivoronsky (trumpet), Nikolai Sudnik (sounding objects) and Viktor Sobolenko (cello, keyboards); game tapes and documentary films- portraits, animation, experimental films and classics of world cinema. The festival will open with poetic film masterpieces by Sergei Parajanov, the director, for whom the language of painting has become one of the main sources of inspiration. In the Fountain House garden there will also be an exhibition of drawings by Paradzhanov “I will avenge the world with love!”
    address: Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House, Museum Garden
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (579-72-39)
    From: 01 June 2019
    Till: 16 June 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “PAVLOVSK SEASONS” - “SEASONS OF THE YEAR” Festival
    “PAVLOVSK SEASONS” - “SEASONS OF THE YEAR” Festival
    The festival opens with the Lilac promenade on the first summer day and will end at the December with the New Year project “Winter Fairy Garden”. Concerts with St. Petersburg artists and musicians, exhibitions, master classes, interactive programs for children and other events will take place on the territory of one of the most beautiful palace and park ensembles of St. Petersburg suburbs.
    address: Pavlovsk State Museum-Reserve
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (452-12-14)
    From: 01 June 2019
    Till: 31 December 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “PALACES OF ST. PETERSBURG” 27th International Music Festival
    “PALACES OF ST. PETERSBURG” 27th International Music Festival
    The festival, which has already become a landmark of the city’s cultural life, takes place every year during the romantic time of the White Nights. Renowned musicians from Russia and other countries will perform in the magnificent halls of the palaces of St. Petersburg. This year, at the opening ceremony of the festival, one of the leading tenors of the world, winner of many prestigious awards Brian Himmel (USA) will perform. The special guest of the concert will be the Russian singer, laureate of national and international competitions Maria Bayankina (soprano). Famous arias and duets from operas by Donizetti, Rossini, Massenet, Tchaikovsky, Verdi and other composers will be performed.
    address: State Hermitage Museum, State Russian Museum. Mikhailovsky Castle, “Tsarskoe Selo” Museum-Reserve. Catherine Palace, Konstantine palace, Gatchina State Museum-Reserve, “Russia is my History” Multimedia Historical Space, Kamennoostrovsky Theater (BDT 2nd Stage)
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (570-05-15)
    From: 01 June 2019
    Till: 05 July 2019
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