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The Festival of fountains on 14-15 of September

The Festival of fountains on 14-15 of September

The Autumn Festival of Fountains is one of the most awaited traditional presentations in St. Petersburg. Thousands of residents and visitors of Saint Petersburg will arrive to Peterhof in Autumn to see a unique and spectacular show of fountains, light…

What are you doing this Moscow day?

What are you doing this Moscow day?

Moscow celebrates its 870th anniversary this month, with the main day for the action declared as the 9th September by Moscow’s mayor, Sergei Sobyanin.  Festivities for City Day are a big deal for the Russian capital and it’s a great…

The Festival of Smelt in St. Petersburg

The Festival of Smelt in St. Petersburg

Do you know what the village of Lewiston in New York State has in common with the elegant Russian city of St Petersburg? They both stage a festival every May dedicated to the smelt. This little fish makes an appearance…

White nights in St Petersburg

White nights in St Petersburg

Summer’s a time for celebrations in St Petersburg as we approach the launch of this year’s White Nights Festival.  It runs from 27th May until 2nd August and makes good use of the long hours of daylight known as Beliye…

Viking Festival in St-Petersburg

From 18 to 20 May 2012 St-Petersburg will see the return of its annual open-air festival “Legends of Norwegian Vikings “, which will be held on the territory of The Peter and Paul Fortress, on the banks of Neva river.…