• World, National and City Holidays
    “WE ARE 155 YEARS OLD!” LENINGRAD ZOO BIRTHDAY
    “WE ARE 155 YEARS OLD!” LENINGRAD ZOO BIRTHDAY
    The birthday of the Zoo will feature vibrant festive activities, free ice cream for children, public feedings and walks with animals, a prized quiz, excursions and other activities.
    address: Leningrad Zoo
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (230-19-26)
    From: 15 August 2020
    Till: 15 August 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    "Images of Nature in Works of the Imperial Porcelain Factory 18th–21st Centuries"
    "Images of Nature in Works of the Imperial Porcelain Factory 18th–21st Centuries"
    The four sections of the display – “Following Academic Lessons”, “The Natural Element of the Art Nouveau”, “Nature in the Porcelain of the Leningrad Period” and “Prompted by Nature” – tell visitors about the way the image of nature in porcelain art formed and has changed. The exhibition contains more than 200 works created at the Imperial Porcelain Factory between its foundation in the year 1744 and the present day.
    address: “Hermitage - Vyborg” Exhibition Center
    From: 15 August 2020
    Till: 10 December 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    "Conquest of the Irrational. Books illustrated by Salvador Dali from the Collections of Mark and Pavel Bashmakov"
    "Conquest of the Irrational. Books illustrated by Salvador Dali from the Collections of Mark and Pavel Bashmakov"
    This event continues a programme of exhibitions devoted to the books of Surrealist artists. It comprises more than 20 books and graphic series published in the 1930s-70s.
    address: The General Staff Building
    From: 15 August 2020
    Till: 18 October 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    1st International Film Debut Festival in New Holland
    1st International Film Debut Festival in New Holland
    The New Holland International Debut Film Festival is a platform for bold cinema, which opens up new frontiers and expands established formats. The mission of the film forum is to support original and original author’s statements and include new names in the global context. The competitive works of the festival will be evaluated by an international jury, which will include bright representatives of the industry of contemporary auteur cinema.
    address: the festival will be held online
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (245 -20- 35)
    From: 14 August 2020
    Till: 28 August 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    "CUP OF ST. PETERSBURG IN ARTISTIC WORKS - ASSEMBLY OF ARTS" International Festival of Arts, Children and Youth Creativity and Pedagogical Innovations
    "CUP OF ST. PETERSBURG IN ARTISTIC WORKS - ASSEMBLY OF ARTS" International Festival of Arts, Children and Youth Creativity and Pedagogical Innovations
    The festival presents to the general public the creative works of young talents from the Russian Federation, and also helps to identify and disseminate innovative methods in the development of children's and teenage creativity. The “Assembly of Arts” combines several programs - exhibition, concert, competition and educational. Participants are given the opportunity to exhibit their work in the St. Petersburg Union of Artists Exhibition Hall during the festival, take part in a concert, and also attend master classes and lectures. Application deadline: July 30, 2020 inclusive. Forms of participation in the festival are full-time and part-time.
    address: St. Petersburg Union of Artists Exhibition Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (info@spbcup.ru)
    From: 11 August 2020
    Till: 16 August 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    “ALL TOGETHER OPERA” 9th St. Petersburg International Festival
    “ALL TOGETHER OPERA” 9th St. Petersburg International Festival
    The open air festival will introduce the audience to the outstanding masterpieces of both foreign and Russian classical opera. The city’s residents and guests will have a chance to see productions of the world’s most popular operas against the background of the architectural ensembles of St. Petersburg. The 2020 festival program includes 4 performances: "Boris Godunov" by Mussorgsky, "Mermaid" by Dargomyzhsky, "The Magic Flute" by Mozart, "Capulet and Montecchi" by Bellini. The admission is free.
    address: Peter and Paul Fortress. Cathedral Square, Museum and Leisure Complex “Kirov Central Park of Culture and Leisure”, Rastrelli Square, “Tsarskoe Selo” Museum-Reserve
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (233-09-24, 232-31-87)
    From: 08 August 2020
    Till: 22 August 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    "MONOCLE - 2021" International Festival of Solo Performances
    "MONOCLE - 2021" International Festival of Solo Performances
    "Monocle" provides actors with a unique opportunity to show all facets of their talent. Over the years, everyone's favorite Russian and St. Petersburg artists took part in the festival: Evgeny Grishkovets, Alexey Devotchenko, Sergey Barkovsky, Igor Larin and many others, and special guests of the festival were Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Sofiko Chiaureli, Alla Demidova, Mikhail Kozakov, Sergey Yursky, Alisa Freundlich. The XIII International Monocle Festival of Solo Performances will be held in February-March 2021. Applications for participation are accepted until September 30, 2020 at: art-baltic-house@mail.ru
    address: Theater-festival "Baltic House"
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (art-baltic-house@mail.ru)
    From: 07 August 2020
    Till: 28 February 2021
  • Art Exhibitions
    The month of flower exhibitions
    The month of flower exhibitions
    August is traditionally the time for three exhibitions in the Botanical Garden: the “World of Phloxes”, the “Lilies of St. Petersburg”, and the “Gladioli and Dahlias”. Hundreds of varieties of garden plants will be presented in the exhibition pavilion and the Arboretum Park. The “Colors of the Summer” festival will take place on the last weekend of August.
    address: Botanical Garden
    From: 01 August 2020
    Till: 31 August 2020
  • Festivals and Contests
    “COMPETITION OF FUTURE STARS” START, STAR!” International Internet Project
    “COMPETITION OF FUTURE STARS” START, STAR!” International Internet Project
    The competition will be held in the format of an online project in several categories: vocals (academic, folk, pop, jazz singing, songwriter), choral singing, instrumental music, vocal and instrumental ensemble, choreography (different directions), circus art, theater and the word of art, fashion theater, show group, visual and decorative arts. Age of participants is not limited. Applications with competitive material are accepted until October 3, 2020.
    address: The competition is held in online format
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (konkursstar@mail.ru)
    From: 01 August 2020
    Till: 19 October 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    “ARTISTS AND COLLECTORS AS MUSEUM BENEFACTORS: SELECTED DONATIONS TO THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM (1895-2019)”
    “ARTISTS AND COLLECTORS AS MUSEUM BENEFACTORS: SELECTED DONATIONS TO THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM (1895-2019)”
    In the year of its 125th anniversary, the Russian Museum will, for the first time, show the pieces of art that have been donated to the Museum since the year of its foundation until the late 20th century and have formed the core of the collection of the first museum of Russian national art. The exhibition will feature paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, art and craft items, and folk art pieces from different times and donators.
    address: Russian Museum. Benois Wing, Mikhailovsky Castle, Marble Palace, Stroganov Palace
    From: 29 July 2020
    Till: 14 November 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    "My Planet. Place of power"
    "My Planet. Place of power"
    The exhibition shows the works of Russian photographers and travelers who offer to go to places in Russia.
    address: Museum and Leisure Complex “Kirov Central Park of Culture and Leisure”
    From: 20 July 2020
    Till: 30 August 2020
  • Art Exhibitions
    “THE AMAZING WORLD OF MODELS”
    “THE AMAZING WORLD OF MODELS”
    The Central Naval museum has one of the world’s largest model collections. The exhibition shows all the variety of that collection. Doubtless gems of the collection are the models of valuable wood species, ivory, turtle shell. Models of the ships which were never built are not only of a great interest for the specialized technicians but also are one of the most informative sources telling us about the unfulfilled projects of the naval architects.
    address: Emperor Peter the Great Central Naval Museum
    From: 16 July 2020
    Till: 28 February 2021
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