• Art Exhibitions
    “PENUMBRA”. Daniil AKULIN. Drawings
    “PENUMBRA”. Daniil AKULIN. Drawings
    The exhibition combines the monumental landscapes of Akulin, made over the past ten years. The author for the first time will present his paintings in St. Petersburg, returning the drawing the right to an independent artistic expression. The scale of the landscapes of Akulin corresponds to the greatness of the depicted: the boundless sky, fields and sea space.
    address: Erarta Contemporary Art Museum
    From: 15 August 2019
    Till: 10 November 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “SUMMER MUSIC PARK” Festival
    “SUMMER MUSIC PARK” Festival
    Summer open-air of classical music, successfully launched in 2017, will again invite listeners to concerts in the park-arboretum. Petersburgers and guests of the Northern capital will be able to hear masterpieces of musical classics, Hollywood soundtracks, Piazzolla tangos, rock hits and stroll through the picturesque alleys of the Botanical Garden.
    address: Botanical Garden
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-800-550-86-05)
    From: 15 August 2019
    Till: 18 August 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    "THE QUEEN SONG - 2019" 1st International Festival-Competition of Vocalists, dedicated to the Lyudmila Zykina 90th Anniversary
    "THE QUEEN SONG - 2019" 1st International Festival-Competition of Vocalists, dedicated to the Lyudmila Zykina 90th Anniversary
    The competition dedicated to the 90th birthday of the great Russian singer Lyudmila Zykina is held with the aim of preserving and developing the song traditions of Russia. Paying tribute to the legendary artist, the organizers set the goal of searching and supporting young singers with outstanding artistic professional data. A wide range of repertoire requirements for participants includes the main directions of the domestic song tradition.
    address: Elena Obraztsova Cultural Center
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-937-429-77-00)
    From: 12 August 2019
    Till: 18 September 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “OPEN LOOK” 21st International Festival of Modern Dance
    “OPEN LOOK” 21st International Festival of Modern Dance
    “Open Look” annually introduces world trends in contemporary choreography and related art forms such as visual theater, performance, dance on film and multimedia. Founded in 1999, the festival has come a long way from a summer dance school to the most anticipated dance event in the cultural life of St. Petersburg. The program includes performances, creative sessions and master classes by leading teachers of Russia and other countries.
    address: Alexandrinsky Theater. New Stage, “Lumiere Hall” Creative Space. Planetarium One
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (938-20-88)
    From: 12 August 2019
    Till: 17 August 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "SONOCONTOUR: SOUND ARCHITECTURE". Sergey FILATOV. Sound sculptures
    "SONOCONTOUR: SOUND ARCHITECTURE". Sergey FILATOV. Sound sculptures
    Erarta Museum presents an exhibition by Sergey Filatov who created a unique acoustic environment shaped by an ensemble of sound sculptures.
    address: Erarta Contemporary Art Museum
    From: 08 August 2019
    Till: 04 November 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "KONSTANTIN SOMOV (1869-1939). ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH"
    "KONSTANTIN SOMOV (1869-1939). ON THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH"
    The exhibition is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Konstantin Andreevich Somov, one of the greatest masters of Russian art of the first half of the twentieth century, a prominent representative of the artistic movement “World of Art” (“Mir Iskusstva”). Konstantin Somov is the author of magnificent paintings and drawings: portraits of prominent figures of the Silver Age of Russian culture, “gallant scenes”, landscapes, journal and book graphics. The exhibition features more than 100 works created by the artist in the 1890s — 1930s from the collections of the Russian Museum, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, the State Museum-Reserve Petergof, and private collections in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
    address: Mikhailovsky Castle
    From: 08 August 2019
    Till: 17 November 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "THE LONG SHADOW OF CHERNOBYL". Gerd LUDWIG
    "THE LONG SHADOW OF CHERNOBYL". Gerd LUDWIG
    Over 20 years, Gerd Ludwig has been reporting on the aftermath of the nuclear catastrophe in Chernobyl. He first photographed in the exclusion zone in 1993 for National Geographic Magazine, bringing him deeper into the contaminated Reactor No. 4 than any western still photographer. Ludwig’s project is not mere documentation but rather a deep analysis of the aftermath of the nuclear catastrophe, still affecting the social, ecological, and physical well-being of people. The exhibition will present several series by Ludwig, dedicated to the nuclear power station, the town of Pripyat and its surroundings, local inhabitants and their children, who have suffered radiation exposure. The long shadow of Chernobyl is still being cast over human lives.
    address: “ROSPHOTO” The State Museum and Exhibition Center
    From: 07 August 2019
    Till: 22 September 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES"
    "TO THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES"
    Российская академия медицинских наук является преемницей Академии медицинских наук СССР, основанной в 1944 году. Выставка будет посвящена богатой истории этой организации, ее роли в обществе и деятельности ее учреждений.
    address: Military-Medical Museum
    From: 05 August 2019
    Till: 31 August 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY TAMARA PETUSHKOVA THE MAIN ARTIST OF THE MUSEUM"
    "EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY TAMARA PETUSHKOVA THE MAIN ARTIST OF THE MUSEUM"
    address: Military-Medical Museum
    From: 01 August 2019
    Till: 31 August 2019
  • Art Exhibitions
    "DÉCOR". Jean-Christophe COUET
    "DÉCOR". Jean-Christophe COUET
    Photographs created for UNICEF, UN and OSCE in the years 2007 - 2010. Jean-Christophe Couet was born to a French-American family of Lithuanian descent. These three languages and cultures have strongly influenced his personality and the scope of his interests. In his work, Jean-Christophe pays special attention to the issues of communication and the communicative capabilities of different visual languages. Via black-and-white hand-printed photographs, the viewer is presented with the fragments of life in the countries that have survived tragic events.
    address: “ROSPHOTO” The State Museum and Exhibition Center. Exhibition Hall of the Main Building
    From: 27 July 2019
    Till: 08 September 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    "BALLET PLANET" Festival
    "BALLET PLANET" Festival
    The festival will be held in two capitals and will present viewers with more than 40 classical productions, including masterpieces of world ballet - "Swan Lake", "Nutcracker ", "Don Quixote " and "Sleeping Beauty ". In St. Petersburg, the main stages of the Bolshoi Drama Theater and the Mariinsky Theater will be venues for the festival. Ballet performances will be presented by artists of the Leonid Yakobson St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater, who became the nominee of the "Golden Mask". All performances will be accompanied by the St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra.
    address: Tovstonogov Academic Bolshoy Drama Theater, State Academic Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg Theater of Musical Comedy, Lensoveta Palace of Culture
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (703-40-40)
    From: 22 July 2019
    Till: 26 September 2019
  • Festivals and Contests
    “RUSSIA. THIRD WAY» 4th Russia-Wide Poster Contest with International Participation
    “RUSSIA. THIRD WAY» 4th Russia-Wide Poster Contest with International Participation
    The competition is held with the aim of forming the citizenship of the Russians, drawing attention to the pressing social problems of today and the burning issues of the present and future of Russia and the world. The main theme of the 2019 project - “My Country” involves a discussion of possible ways of Russia's development based on traditional spiritual and cultural values, moral truths. Fine art professionals and everyone can take part in the competition, regardless of age, profession, nationality and country of residence. The competition is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Artists of Russia and the Union of Designers of Russia, governments and creative unions of many regions.
    address: project site: www.tretyput.ru
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (infoplakat@tretyput.ru)
    From: 20 July 2019
    Till: 30 November 2019
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