HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Don't miss the first SO Sofitel hotel in Russia, located in the heart of the rich cultural center of St. Petersburg. In this hotel, designed by architect Antonio Citterio, the mysteries of the House of Faberge are revealed in a modern setting. The breathtaking views of St. Isaac's Cathedral await you, along with Just Say So, a new service concept, and SO evening parties on our scenic summer terrace.
Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO is the only company in Russia run by CMP. Managing Director Alexander Rodionov is the first CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) and the First DMCP (Destination Management Certified Professional) in Russia! CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education, and a rigorous exam.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Faberge Museum Café is located in the heart of StPetersburg in the real historical palace — Shuvalov Palace. The palace has an area of about 4,700 square meters and is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg, it is both a historical monument and a tourist attraction. Palace houses Faberge museum with the biggest collection of Faberge eggs in the world.
17th Episode of Tsar Events' RUSSIA SURVIVAL GUIDE is devoted to one of classical entertainment options: RUSSIAN FOLKLORE TRIO
New Episode of our own Vlog on YouTube Tsar Events' RUSSIA SURVIVAL GUIDE with Maya Krivchenia» is devoted to one of entertainment options DMC can organise in Moscow and St. Petersburg — RUSSIAN FOLKLORE TRIO performance. Please, check it here.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
The Book Chapel features over 5,000 volumes of carefully selected books, albums and geographic atlases from the 16th to early 20th centuries, valuable from a scientific, cultural, artistic point of view. These publications have passed the test of time and not one generation of readers, many of them were awarded the title of book rarities based on the results of the evaluation at antique auctions.
You are invited to participate in the 23rd SPIMUN conference (25—27 March 2019) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. SPIMUN is one of the United Nations Models affiliated to The Hague International Model United Nations with the same rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day-long simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of SPIMUN includes the Security Council, the General Assembly (4 Committees), the ECOSOC and the Special Conference. SPIMUN is designed for high school students (14 — 19 years old).
Industry UpdatesJANUARY 2019
Ekaterina Antonova, Tsar Events’ Project Manager Assistant, has won 2019 Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship.
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
Moscow actually has more billionaires living in the area than any other city in the world. With a total of 74 billionaires, Moscow beats New York City's statistic by three.
Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments
The Urals are the oldest mountains in the world and lake Baikal is the world's deepest lake and the largest reservoir of fresh water on earth
There are 221 museums, 2,000 libraries, more than 80 theaters, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries, 62 cinemas and 80 club establishments of culture in St Petersburg
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages