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14 July 2021

An exhibition of the art group Recycle was opened at the Manezh

An exhibition of the art group Recycle was opened at the Manezh

You need to come to the exhibition with well-charged smartphones, which will have enough space to install a new application, photos and videos

13 July 2021

St. Petersburg is applied for UNESCO Creative Cities Network as gastronomic capital of Russia

St. Petersburg is applied for UNESCO Creative Cities Network as gastronomic capital of Russia

The initiator of the inclusion of St. Petersburg in the Network of Creative Cities of UNESCO was the Committee for the Development of Tourism and the city Convention and Exhibition Bureau subordinate to it. 

12 July 2021

A tent camp has opened at the Krasnaya Polyana resort at an altitude of 2050 m above sea level

A tent camp has opened at the Krasnaya Polyana resort at an altitude of 2050 m above sea level

A tent camp has opened at the Krasnaya Polyana resort at an altitude of 2050 m above sea level

09 July 2021

The Holiday Inn® St. Petersburg - Theater Square has opened in St. Petersburg

The Holiday Inn® St. Petersburg - Theater Square has opened in St. Petersburg

Holiday Inn® St. Petersburg - Theater Square is located on the territory of a historical architectural ensemble of the late 18th century - the building of the former Nikolsky market (Nikolsky Ryady), which in the summer of 2020 returned to city life after reconstruction in the format of a public space.

08 July 2021

PANORAMA By Mercure Hotel Opens At Krasnaya Polyana Resort

PANORAMA By Mercure Hotel Opens At Krasnaya Polyana Resort

PANORAMA By Mercure will be the sixth Accor hotel in Krasnaya Polyana and the first By Mercure in the region

05 July 2021

New food hall “Citizens” will be open soon in the Gostiny Dvor in Saint Petersburg, Russia

New food hall “Citizens” will be open soon in the Gostiny Dvor in Saint Petersburg, Russia

In the part of the Gostiny Dvor along the Lomonosovskaya line, a 1800 sq. M. Food hall "Citizens" will soon appear. m - now the outer part of the first floor is decorated with posters of the main enthusiasts of Russia: from Catherine II to Pavel Durov.

04 July 2021

Cosmoscow Contemporary Art Fair will be held in Moscow on September 10 - September 12, 2021

Cosmoscow Contemporary Art Fair will be held in Moscow on September 10 - September 12, 2021

For the 9th time, the Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair will bring together Russian and international artists, collectors, gallery owners and simply lovers of contemporary art in one space. In 2021, Cosmoscow will take place in the Gostiny Dvor space from September 10 to 12.

03 July 2021

The 12th Dostoevsky Day is taking place in St. Petersburg

The 12th Dostoevsky Day is taking place in St. Petersburg

A ship with four-meter dolls sailed along the canals, themed excursions in museums

02 July 2021

Igel's mansion will be restored - a public space with a hotel and coworking will appear in it. How will the long-suffering building change?

Igel's mansion will be restored - a public space with a hotel and coworking will appear in it. How will the long-suffering building change?

Two years later, they want to open a hotel, coworking and public space with a food hall and event space.

01 July 2021

The EvenArt Weekend festival will be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg online and offline from 2 to 4 July

The EvenArt Weekend festival will be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg online and offline from 2 to 4 July

The EvenArt Weekend program includes exhibitions and events offering to get to know better and appreciate game art. The festival will include the Street Art Museum, DiDi Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art. Kuryokhin and others.

30 June 2021

Breakaway Festival 2021 Music Festival will be held from July 30 to August 1

Breakaway Festival 2021 Music Festival will be held from July 30 to August 1

A three-day festival with bright headliners, motorcycle shows and sports tournaments will be held in the open air in the Moscow region.

29 June 2021

Between Gothic and Renaissance: the Sienese School from Duccio to Sassetta at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin

Between Gothic and Renaissance: the Sienese School from Duccio to Sassetta at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts for the first time in Russia so fully shows the art of Siena of the XIII-XV centuries from June 25 - October 3, 2021

28 June 2021

President of Formula 1: the race in 2023 will be held in St. Petersburg

President of Formula 1: the race in 2023 will be held in St. Petersburg

In 2023, the Formula 1 Grand Prix will take place in St. Petersburg. According to the president of the race, Stefano Domenicali, the race will take place on the Igora Drive track in the Priozersky district of the Leningrad region.

27 June 2021

Gamma Festival 2021 was postponed to September 2021

Gamma Festival 2021 was postponed to September 2021

The main program of the GAMMA festival will take place in St. Petersburg from 18 to 19 September, over 5 years the festival has earned the status of one of the main musical and cultural events of the year, representing the domestic and world electronic scene.

26 June 2021

For the first time, the courtyard of Gostiny Dvor was opened for visitors in St. Petersburg as a public space

For the first time, the courtyard of Gostiny Dvor was opened for visitors in St. Petersburg as a public space

This courtyard has always been closed for ordinary citizens, only employees of the Gostinka, students of the music academy and employees from the office buildings located here could get here. So there was never a public space here, it was only possible to pass on business. For all the time, only music academy events and a couple of festivals were organized here.

25 June 2021

Elaginoostrovsky palace-museum is open to the first visitors

Elaginoostrovsky palace-museum is open to the first visitors

For decades, the Elagin Palace served as an adornment of the local park of culture and recreation, although it lacked a high-quality restoration to fully comply with the museum status. It is now almost complete

24 June 2021

Project "Red Garden": eight modern sculptures will face the Kremlin wall from July 1st to September 1st, 2021

Project "Red Garden": eight modern sculptures will face the Kremlin wall from July 1st to September 1st, 2021

For the first time in modern history, Red Square will host a large exhibition of Russian public art - eight sculptures by contemporary Russian artists can be seen until the end of summer from July 1 to September 1

23 June 2021

The first series of the Russian vaccine "Sputnik Light" entered the civil circulation

The first series of the Russian vaccine "Sputnik Light" entered the civil circulation

The first doses of the Russian Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine went into civil circulation. This was stated by Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko, reports TASS.

22 June 2021

Hampton by Hilton Moscow Rogozhsky Val will be open on the 1st of September, 2021

Hampton by Hilton Moscow Rogozhsky Val will be open on the 1st of September, 2021

The Hotel is conveniently located in the historic Tagansky district of the capital, next to the main city highways - Sadovy and the Third Transport Ring, within walking distance from the stations of 5 lines of the Moscow metro, and a trip to Paveletsky or Kursk railway station will take no more than 10 minutes. The hotel provides its guests with quick access to anywhere in the city, regardless of whether you prefer public or private transport.

21 June 2021

Russia will resume regular air travel with 8 news countries from 28th of June 2021

Russia will resume regular air travel with 8 news countries from 28th of June 2021

Russia will resume regular air travel with the following countries from June 28: the United States, Italy, Cyprus, North Macedonia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Jordan and Ireland, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova announced Friday 18th of June. Citizens of China and Lichtenstein will also be permitted to enter the country. Plus  Regular flights with Turkey will resume June 22, 2021, Golikova said.

20 June 2021

Mega restaurant Ognivo opened on Vasilievsky Island

Mega restaurant Ognivo opened on Vasilievsky Island

A very charismatic modern and tasty restaurant by Andrey Pertsev, Ognivo, was opened. The restaurant area is more than 1200 square meters. The planned number of seats is 170.

19 June 2021

The new Saro restaurant: Italian specialties, a view of the Lazarevsky bridge and a lot (!) of sun

The new Saro restaurant: Italian specialties, a view of the Lazarevsky bridge and a lot (!) of sun

The only hall has 36 seats, an open kitchen, five-meter ceilings and windows that let in even too much sun (sometimes you can meet guests dining in sunglasses). In the evening, everything is shrouded in a pleasant twilight, the chandelier gives a directional but diffused light, and there are small lamps on the tables, which cannot be reached by lighting.

18 June 2021

The first cocktail week in St. Petersburg from El Copitas Bar will take place from 5 to 11 July

The first cocktail week in St. Petersburg from El Copitas Bar will take place from 5 to 11 July

El Copitas Bar - the most titled bar team in Eastern Europe (# 27 according to The World`s 50 Best Bars) - will hold the first cocktail week in St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Cocktail Week 2021.

17 June 2021

Italian rosticheriya "MataMata" started working on Karavannaya

Italian rosticheriya "MataMata" started working on Karavannaya

An Italian restaurant “MataMata” with homemade food was opened on 8 Karavannaya Street.

16 June 2021

The White Night Swing Jazz Festival starts on June 24 in St. Petersburg

The White Night Swing Jazz Festival starts on June 24 in St. Petersburg

The XXVIII St. Petersburg Jazz Festival "Swing of the White Night - 2021" will be held from 24 to 27 June. Among the participants are well-known domestic and foreign jazz musicians.

15 June 2021

Hotel holding Katara Hospitality is preparing to enter the Russian market

Hotel holding Katara Hospitality is preparing to enter the Russian market

Katara Hospitality, the largest hotel owner, operator and developer in Qatar, has begun searching for properties to buy in Russia, Acting CEO Andrew Humphreys said on the sidelines of SPIEF 2021.

15 June 2021

Construction of the first bicycle route to St. Petersburg began in Moscow

Construction of the first bicycle route to St. Petersburg began in Moscow

Cycling Development Team Let’s bike it! and the consulting company KB Strelka, with the support of Rostourism, have begun construction of the Moscow-Petersburg cycle route, according to the Let’s bike it! project page.

14 June 2021

Registration for SPIMUN 2022 is Opened

Registration for SPIMUN 2022 is Opened

26th ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS conference will take place 28 - 30 March 2022 in FACE-to-FACE format.

You are invited to participate in the 26th SPIMUN conference (28—30 March 2022) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. 

14 June 2021

Kuznya House launched a double-decker ship with cocktails, parties and gastronomy

Kuznya House launched a double-decker ship with cocktails, parties and gastronomy

Kuznya House launched the Cruise project - a double-decked ship with gastronomy, a bar, day and night music program, dancing and salon evenings with a grand piano.

13 June 2021

Turkish Bazar Kebap by the Bekitzer team was open in New Holland

Turkish Bazar Kebap by the Bekitzer team was open in New Holland

An outdoor cafe Bazar Kebap with real Turkish kebapçı has opened in New Holland. The summer pop-up project was created by Ilya Bazarsky and Pavel Shteinlukht (Bekitser, Babaganush, SocialClub).