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18 May 2021

The epidemic situation in St. Petersburg makes it possible to prepare for major events, said the governor of the city, Alexander Beglov

The epidemic situation in St. Petersburg makes it possible to prepare for major events, said the governor of the city, Alexander Beglov

The situation with the increase in the incidence of COVID-19 in St. Petersburg is not critical, it can be contained, which allows the city to prepare for major events with a large number of participants. This was announced on Tuesday by the governor of the city Alexander Beglov at a meeting

17 May 2021

Exhibition “City of Shadows. Alexey Titarenko" will be open till June 13, 2021

Exhibition “City of Shadows. Alexey Titarenko" will be open till June 13, 2021

The State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSPHOTO from April 5 to June 13, 2021 presents the exhibition project “City of Shadows. Alexey Titarenko ". The exhibition is the first retrospective presentation of the author's works in St. Petersburg and thus becomes a symbolic return of the author's work to the St. Petersburg audience.

16 May 2021

German Die Welt included St. Petersburg in the top 12 of the most beautiful cities in the Baltic states

German Die Welt included St. Petersburg in the top 12 of the most beautiful cities in the Baltic states

The influential German news newspaper Die Welt has compiled the top 12 most beautiful cities on the Baltic coast based on a reader poll

15 May 2021

From May 25, Russia will resume flights with five more countries

From May 25, Russia will resume flights with five more countries

From May 25, Russia opens borders with five more countries: Iceland, Malta, Mexico, Portugal and Saudi Arabia. This was reported in the operational headquarters in prevention of the import and spread of coronavirus

14 May 2021

The authorities of St. Petersburg announced their readiness to increase the occupancy of the stands for Euro 2020

The authorities of St. Petersburg announced their readiness to increase the occupancy of the stands for Euro 2020

Petersburg may increase the occupancy of the stands from 50% to 75% at the matches of the European Football Championship, provided that the epidemiological situation in the city does not worsen. This was reported to "RIA Novosti" by the vice-governor of the city Boris Piotrovsky.

13 May 2021

Andy Warhol's works and how they influenced Russian art will be shown in St. Petersburg

Andy Warhol's works and how they influenced Russian art will be shown in St. Petersburg

Warhol is being taken to St. Petersburg! Already in June, Sevkabel Porto will show album covers, a series of famous Polaroid photographs, posters, anti-films and other works of the artist - and how they influenced Russian art.

12 May 2021

The Scarlet Sails show won five prizes at the Global Eventex Awards

The Scarlet Sails show won five prizes at the Global Eventex Awards

The results of the prestigious international competition Global Eventex Awards have been summed up. The panel of judges awarded the "Scarlet Sails" show with gold in 4 nominations at once: "Art Event", "Festive Event", "Cultural Event" and "Music Event". The show won silver in the Live Broadcast category.

11 May 2021

The Winona Pink bar has opened on Engineering Street in St. Petersburg

The Winona Pink bar has opened on Engineering Street in St. Petersburg

At 13, Inzhenernaya Street, the Winona Pink wine bar has opened with a kitchen for every day. This is the debut project of Marat Cortez and sommelier Rosa Reiman.

10 May 2021

Exhibition :: vtol :: "Measurement range" 2021

Exhibition :: vtol :: "Measurement range" 2021

Anna Nova Gallery shows the first solo exhibition of Dmitry Morozov (better known as :: vtol: :).

09 May 2021

Experimental Music and Art (EMA) Expo 2021

Experimental Music and Art (EMA) Expo 2021

From April 20 to May 16, 2021, the Experimental Music and Art (EMA) Expo project will be held at the Educational Center of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, in which 11 artists from Switzerland, Germany, Argentina and Russia study the current aspects of the social agenda through the language of sound, digital and technological art.

08 May 2021

Sports festival at VDNKh is held for all comers till May 22nd, 2021

Sports festival at VDNKh is held for all comers till May 22nd, 2021

From February 27 to May 22, 2021, the Sports Festival is taking place at VDNKh. For three months, lectures and master classes from famous Russian athletes were held for the guests of the exhibition.

07 May 2021

Festival "The Elusive World" in Moscow will be held till December 2021

Festival "The Elusive World" in Moscow will be held till December 2021

On February 13, 2021, the first popular science festival "The Elusive World", dedicated to nature reserve science, opened in Moscow.

06 May 2021

The festival of France Day will be held in Moscow on July 14, 2021

The festival of France Day will be held in Moscow on July 14, 2021

The France Day festival in Moscow is held annually in the capital on July 14 - Bastille Day, the largest and one of the main holidays for all French people. In 2021, the event will be held at one of the central venues of the city - in the Muzeon Park of Arts. 

05 May 2021

On June 21–27 the Summer Garden will host the XI International Festival “The Imperial Gardens of Russia. Flower assembly"

On June 21–27 the Summer Garden will host the XI International Festival “The Imperial Gardens of Russia. Flower assembly"

Florists and artists, designers and decorators will decorate every corner of the Summer Garden with their compositions.

04 May 2021

Russian group "Splin" announced tour dates in 2021

Russian group "Splin" announced tour dates in 2021

The popular rock group "Splin" resumes full-scale concert activity. They have already released the video "Jin" for the first single from the new album "Vira and Maina", and has now announced the dates of the international concert tour.

04 May 2021

New space has been opened in St. Petersburg this weekend

New space has been opened in St. Petersburg this weekend

An updated courtyard of the "Third Place" space was opened in St. Petersburg - with an art lecture hall, an oyster bar and sun loungers

03 May 2021

Radisson Collection Hotel, Moscow wins TOP100AWARDS 2021

Radisson Collection Hotel, Moscow wins TOP100AWARDS 2021

The Radisson Collection Hotel Moscow, owned by the Kievskaya Ploshchad Group of Companies, won the Best City Hotel for Event Events nomination in the TOP100AWARDS award. This year's competition featured the 100 best Russian venues. The jury selected the winners in 14 nominations.

02 May 2021

VI international SUP-surfing carnival festival will be held this July, 2021

VI international SUP-surfing carnival festival will be held this July, 2021

The festival will be held on the 31st of July 2021, registration opens in June. The international SUP-surfing festival "Fontanka-SUP" has already gone down in history as the largest in Eastern Europe and the only one of its kind in the Russian stand-up paddle board festival. 

01 May 2021

Academia Hotels opens a new hotel in St. Petersburg in May 2021

Academia Hotels opens a new hotel in St. Petersburg in May 2021

The hotel complex of 4 * category is located in the historical center of St. Petersburg, on the 3rd line of Vasilevskiy Island, in a building with more than a century of history.

30 April 2021

The first "green" hotel appeared at the Krasnaya Polyana resort in Sochi, Russia

The first "green" hotel appeared at the Krasnaya Polyana resort in Sochi, Russia

 ibis Styles, a design four-star hotel located at 960 Polyana, has been certified by the international Green Key. Compliance with the award's rigorous standards has been verified against more than 100 criteria by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) auditor. The Green Key Award recognizes hospitality properties that conduct business in a sustainable manner.

29 April 2021

In St. Petersburg, after many years of reconstruction, the historic Fonarnyye bani have opened

In St. Petersburg, after many years of reconstruction, the historic Fonarnyye bani have opened

This year St. Petersburg analogue of the Moscow Sanduny will turn 150 years old. On the third floor of the complex, a restaurant from the Ginza Project will eventually be launched, and a museum of bath culture will also appear here. In the near future, a small bistro and a souvenir shop will be opened in the baths.

28 April 2021

The project "Nomads" will present gastronomic specialties from all over the world at Gostiny Dvor

The project "Nomads" will present gastronomic specialties from all over the world at Gostiny Dvor

From traditional Spanish churros to Texas chili con carne. This is the second project of the CitiZen community of urban entrepreneurs (they are also preparing the redevelopment of the Kirov Palace of Culture).

27 April 2021

Accor Group will open the first hotel in Primorsky Krai

Accor Group will open the first hotel in Primorsky Krai

Accor Group, a world leader in travel, lifestyle and digital technologies, is preparing to open Novotel Vladivostok, the brand's first hotel in the Far East. It is planned that guests will be able to evaluate the new hotel in the summer of 2021. 

26 April 2021

A 15,000 m2 public space is being opened in the former buildings of the Arsenal plant in Saint Petersburg

A 15,000 m2 public space is being opened in the former buildings of the Arsenal plant in Saint Petersburg

The Temple Of Deer art quarter is being launched on the territory of the Arsenal plant at 1 Arsenalnaya embankment

25 April 2021

Butter beer from "Harry Potter" appeared in St. Petersburg

Butter beer from "Harry Potter" appeared in St. Petersburg

The drink is dedicated to the collection program, launched in conjunction with Warner Brothers. Breviously it could be tasted at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter amusement park in Florida or in souvenir shops in the UK.

24 April 2021

St. Petersburg to Host 3 More Euro 2020 Games

St. Petersburg to Host 3 More Euro 2020 Games

Europe’s football governing body UEFA said Thursday that the Russian city of St. Petersburg will host three additional Euro 2020 group games after the original hosts of the 12-city tournament could not guarantee fan admittance due to the coronavirus. 

22 April 2021

St. Petersburg will host the Sea of Food festival of seafood

St. Petersburg will host the Sea of Food festival of seafood

St. Petersburg will host the Sea of Food festival of seafood and sailing culture from the Power of the Wind community and the City Drinks lemonade brand.

21 April 2021

The date of the "Scarlet Sails" in 2021 has been announced

The date of the "Scarlet Sails" in 2021 has been announced

The annual graduates holiday "Scarlet Sails" will take place on June 25. A message about this appeared on the website of the city government.

19 April 2021

The former summer cottages of Kirchner and King in Zelenogorsk will be restored and converted into a hotel and leisure complex

The former summer cottages of Kirchner and King in Zelenogorsk will be restored and converted into a hotel and leisure complex

The territory of the former dachas of Kirchner and King in Zelenogorsk will be restored and adapted for a hotel and leisure complex. These are seven buildings, two of which are cultural heritage sites, which are currently in an unsatisfactory condition