• Conferences and Seminars
    “DEVELOPMENT” 7th International Forum of the Pedagogical Workers of Culture and Art Sphere
    “DEVELOPMENT” 7th International Forum of the Pedagogical Workers of Culture and Art Sphere
    The forum will bring together the most active teachers from all over Russia and neighboring countries to improve their skills, exchange experiences and discuss issues of development of children's creativity. The program includes seminars, round tables and master classes with the participation of famous artists, musicians, choreographers, directors and professional psychologists. The forum will host the solemn presentation of the Development Prize.
    address: city venues
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (648-24-37)
    From: 31 May 2020
    Till: 31 May 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    “ACCESS POINT” 6th International Summer Art Festival
    “ACCESS POINT” 6th International Summer Art Festival
    Despite the change of urban locations to digital, the “Access Point” festival does not change itself: the program again includes the names of large and young directors working in the field of experiment, and the main goal of each project is to learn the language of a new reality, the approach of which was accelerated by a pandemic. In the program: Q & A sessions with Milo Rau and Susan Kennedy, performances by Rimini Protokoll and Vidy-Lausanne.
    address: The festival will be held online
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (https://tochkadostupa.spb.ru)
    From: 29 May 2020
    Till: 24 July 2020
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “BROTHER AND SISTER” Lyubov Brooke 25th International Children’s Competition for Piano Duets (autumn fall)
    “BROTHER AND SISTER” Lyubov Brooke 25th International Children’s Competition for Piano Duets (autumn fall)
    In 2020, the Brother and Sister competition will take place for the 25th time. The contest is designed to develop music education for children, promote the traditions of ensemble music making, and to mainstream work of St. Petersburg-based composers. The anniversary competition will feature young musicians from Russia, the CIS and other countries.
    address: Herzen Pedagogical University. Concert hall, Composers’ House
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-921-794-75-21)
    From: 29 May 2020
    Till: 01 June 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    “ANOTHER SCENE” Alexandrinsky Theater Multi-Genre Program
    “ANOTHER SCENE” Alexandrinsky Theater Multi-Genre Program
    “Another Stage” is the new multi-genre virtual project of the Alexandrinsky Theater, within the framework of which original online formats from young directors, playwrights, choreographers, composers and media artists will be presented. The multi-genre program will open with a charity screening of the premiere of the online performance “Drama on the Highway. The trial ”based on the play by Boris Akunin. For the Alexandrinsky Theater and Boris Akunin, this is the first experience of an interactive performance in an online format. The performance will be exclusively broadcast on May 26 in the official theater group on the VKontakte social network (https://vk.com/alexandrinskytheater).
    address: Events will be held in online format
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (https://vk.com/alexandrinskytheater)
    From: 26 May 2020
    Till: 31 August 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    Sergey Slonimsky 4th International Composers Competition
    Sergey Slonimsky 4th International Composers Competition
    The St. Petersburg Center for Contemporary Music "reMusik.org" presents the Slonimsky 4th International Composers Competition. July 9th finale will be held in St. Petersburg as part of the VII St. Petersburg International Festival of New Music "ReMusik.org". The works of the finalists of the competition will be performed by the Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music.
    address: The competition will be held online
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (https://www.remusik.org)
    From: 25 May 2020
    Till: 09 July 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    “PALACES OF ST. PETERSBURG” 28th International Music Festival (Carry over to other dates)
    “PALACES OF ST. PETERSBURG” 28th International Music Festival (Carry over to other dates)
    The festival will celebrate its 28th season by offering special programs featuring as many stars as never before. Prominent contemporary musicians, best ensembles and soloists from across the globe will play in the splendid settings of the palaces of St. Petersburg and its famous suburbs. The festival will continue for more than one month, pleasing the listeners with an amazing atmosphere created by the White Nights season and a special aura of the palaces of St. Petersburg.
    address: palaces in the city and suburbs
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (570-05-15, 8-999-525-85-91)
    From: 25 May 2020
    Till: 01 July 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    Competition of Museum Applications for Participation in the 16th Festival "CHILDREN'S DAYS IN PETERSBURG"
    Competition of Museum Applications for Participation in the 16th Festival "CHILDREN'S DAYS IN PETERSBURG"
    All museums of St. Petersburg are invited to participate, having permanent exhibits with the possibility of independent inspection without an escort of the guide. Applications must be submitted for the competition with versions of the routes, which will be evaluated by the Jury. Only one route from one museum can enter the main program of the festival.
    address: The competition is held online
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-921-756-96-88)
    From: 22 May 2020
    Till: 14 June 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    Tulip Festival on the Yelagin Island
    Tulip Festival on the Yelagin Island
    The first tulip festival was held in 2013. The Kirov Central Park of Culture and Leisure is the only park in Russia which is professionally engaged in planting of tulips. It also hosts a large-scale festival featuring a cultural program. The project in St. Petersburg has been highly rated by the World Tulip Summit in the Hague and is among the top ten tulip festivals in the world. In 2020, the festival will be held online and will be dedicated to constructivism. The inspiration for gardeners was the work of domestic avant-garde artists. The program of the online festival: author's workshops for children and adults, a school of floriculture, contests, atmospheric videos and animation, the art-documentary photo project “Tulipmania Art” and much more.
    address: The festival will be held online.
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (430-12-81)
    From: 18 May 2020
    Till: 31 May 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    “BREATHING WITH ONE BREATH WITH LENINGRAD” 1st Russia-Wide Poetic Online Marathon
    “BREATHING WITH ONE BREATH WITH LENINGRAD” 1st Russia-Wide Poetic Online Marathon
    The State Memorial Museum of Defense and Siege of Leningrad invites you to take part in the 1st Russia-Wide Poetic Marathon dedicated to the 110th birthday of the poetess Olga Berggolz and the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Olga Berggolz became the personification of perseverance and inhuman strength of mind of unconquered Leningrad. Thousands of exhausted citizens during the siege gathered near the speakers in order to hear her voice, inspiring hope. To participate in the action are invited readers from the age of 10 years who love the work of the poetess. Videos, lasting up to 3 minutes, with a record of reading the poetic works by Olga Berggolz, you can send it by mail: info.gmmobl@yandex.ru, and also post on pages on social networks with the hashtag #PoeticmarathonBerggolz. The videos will be available from May 16 at the link: https://vk.com/line_gmmobl.
    address: The event is held online
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (info.gmmobl@yandex.ru)
    From: 16 May 2020
    Till: 13 November 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    "MY CHILDHOOD - WAR" Russia-Wide Contest of Videos
    "MY CHILDHOOD - WAR" Russia-Wide Contest of Videos
    To participate in the competition, you must submit a mini-interview with the children of war or tell about their fate using archival photographs and letters. You can make a video or write a story, read a poem or perform a song about the fate of children in the war. Special nomination - posts on social networks within the flash mob of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
    address: The competition is held in an online format
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (glory-gallery@mail.ru)
    From: 09 May 2020
    Till: 01 September 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    “IMMORTALIZED IN STAMPS”
    “IMMORTALIZED IN STAMPS”
    Postage stamps dedicated to battles and political events are part of the annals of the Great Patriotic War along with works of literature and fine art. The exhibition will feature stamps that were created in the immediate aftermath of events during the years of the war and in the post-war period, as well as wartime correspondence and communication devices that have something in common with the stories told on the stamps that reflect patriotic attitudes and exploits of the Soviet people both on and behind the frontlines.
    address: Popov Central Museum of Communications
    From: 07 May 2020
    Till: 07 June 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    “TRAM OF THE SIEGE”
    “TRAM OF THE SIEGE”
    Visitors to the exhibition will have an opportunity to see the tramcars that went down in the history of the heroic defence of Leningrad as the “trams of the Siege”, as well as to learn how tram traffic was managed in the besieged city and how the team of the City’s Tram and Trolleybus Department worked.
    address: Museum of City Electric Transport
    From: 01 May 2020
    Till: 31 May 2020
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