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23 October 2020

The Myasnikov mansion was opened on Vosstaniya in Saint Petersburg

The Myasnikov mansion was opened on Vosstaniya in Saint Petersburg

Concerts and lectures are already being held there, and a cluster of author's restaurants will soon appear

21 October 2020

St. Petersburg won the right to host the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy in 2023

St. Petersburg won the right to host the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy in 2023

The International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy was attracted with the active assistance of the Congress and Exhibition Bureau and the Ambassador - Chairman of the Association for Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy of St. Petersburg Dmitry Viktorovich Kovpak. The event is an outstanding event in the world of mental health professionals and helping professions, a source of new modern knowledge in the field of cognitive-behavioral therapy and psychotherapy in general.

20 October 2020

A new public space Putilov Loft has opened in the historic barracks near the Vitebsk railway station

A new public space Putilov Loft has opened in the historic barracks near the Vitebsk railway station

A new public space has been launched in St. Petersburg - Putilov Loft at the Vitebsk railway station. With a concert venue and exhibition hall, hostel, fitness center and courtyard for fairs and festivals

16 October 2020

The first traveling festival from independent theaters will take place in Nikolskiye Ryady

The first traveling festival from independent theaters will take place in Nikolskiye Ryady

On October 17 and 18, the first mobile festival of non-state theaters in St. Petersburg will take place on the territory of the Nikolskiye Ryady complex. Among the participants are theaters-laureates of numerous festivals and awards: "Puppet Format", "Doll House", Karlsson Haus, "Osobnyak", Theater "Behind the Black River", "Open Space", "Yana Tumina's Theater Laboratory", "Comedian -trest "," Tsekh "," Such a theater ", the Vokrug theater, the Kraft theater and the Heavenly carousel.

15 October 2020

An exhibition "Your consciousness knows no boundaries" opened in Sevkabel Port

An exhibition "Your consciousness knows no boundaries" opened in Sevkabel Port

An exhibition-installation "Your consciousness knows no bounds" by two young artists Julia Virko and Anton Gelfand, who received their art education in the USA, has opened in the Sevkabel Port's Cable Workshop. Virko's large-scale paintings and drawings, Gelfand's photographs, videos and collages are brought together at the exhibition into a complex total installation. It deftly adapts to the industrial space on the second floor of the Cable Workshop in Sevkabel Port - here the viewer will be able to see the transformation of the artists' "consciousness".

13 October 2020

Krondshadt forts in St.Petersburg will be reconstructed to host hotels, museums and cinema

Krondshadt forts in St.Petersburg will be reconstructed to host hotels, museums and cinema

A new reconstruction project of 3 historical forts was presented last week. The project includes renovation and restoration works on “Ostrov fortov” park territory for Alexander l fort, Peter the Great fort, and Kronshlot fort, built in the 18th century. Accordingly to the project they plan to use Peter the Great fort for open-air museum expositions in the east bastion and museum of mine blasting work history in the fort tower, also there will be restaurants and a hotel.

24 September 2020

Russian Architect bureau Studio 44 with Netherlandish bureau West 8 will create new park Tuchkov Buyan in St.Petersburg

Russian Architect bureau Studio 44 with Netherlandish bureau West 8 will create new park  Tuchkov Buyan in St.Petersburg

In International competition for the Architectural Landscape design Concept for Tuchkov Buyan (Tuchkov island)  Park project of Studio 44 win. The project was mastermind with Netherlandish bureau West 8.  The territory of the future park is a part of historic center of St. Petersburg and related groups of Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Stage Site. The site is within walking distance of the city’s main landmarks as Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage, St. Isaac Cathedral and others.

18 September 2020

New Venue Loft #7 with capacity up to 5000 pax will be opeed in St. Peterbsurg in November 2020

New Venue Loft #7 with capacity up to 5000 pax  will be opeed in St. Peterbsurg in November 2020

Moscow company Placebo/25  together with Holland designer Anselm Jansen will open new event venue LOFT#7 in historical buildings in the center of St. Petersburg in November 2020. The project will  include 5 transforming event zones with a common capacity 2500 pax cabaret-style, concert hall for 4500 pax, photo studio, night club, coworking, tattoo studios, food-mall, stores, and shops.

11 September 2020

New space “The third place” with gallery, hotel, restaurants, bars and cafes is being created in the historical detached house heart of St. Petersburg

New space “The third place” with gallery, hotel, restaurants, bars and cafes is being created in the historical detached house heart of St. Petersburg

In the Lopuhinyh Naryshkinyh mansion near the main street of St.Petersburg Nevsky prospect will be the new space “The third place”. Сo-incorporator Olga Zagolskaya told the mansion saved splendid architecture eclectic: historical interiors with frescos and plasterwork of one part of the building connect with the wing built recently and it is a good basis to combine history and modernity.

10 September 2020

Exhibition “Carl Fabergé & Feodor Rückert. Masterpieces Of Russian Enamel” at Kremlin will start 09th of October and last till 10th of January 2020

Exhibition “Carl Fabergé & Feodor Rückert. Masterpieces Of Russian Enamel” at Kremlin will start 09th of October and last till 10th of January 2020

Exhibition “Carl Fabergé & Feodor Rückert. Masterpieces Of Russian Enamel” at Kremlin will start 09th of October and last till 10th of January 2020. It will take place at Exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry and Exhibition hall of the Patriarch's Palace. The exhibition presents about four hundred masterpieces made by Russian jewellery firms of the 19th – early 20th century of precious metal and covered with enamel now kept in state and private collections of Russia and the United Kingdom.

09 September 2020

Zhang Huan’s In the Ashes of History exhibition will take place in the Hermitage State Museum till 08th November

Zhang Huan’s In the Ashes of History exhibition will take place in the Hermitage State Museum till 08th November

Zhang Huan’s In the Ashes of History exhibition will take place in the Hermitage State Museum  9 September – 8 November, 2020.  Pearl Lam Galleries is proud to support the exhibition Zhang Huan. In the Ashes of History, co-curated by Dimitri Ozerkov, Anastasia Veialko, and Wu Hung. The exhibition celebrates Zhang Huan as the first Chinese contemporary artist to open a solo exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg — one of the most prestigious museums in the world.

03 September 2020

All theaters, cinemas, restaurants and venues resume work in St. Petersburg. ALL public events are allowed from 12th of September.

All theaters, cinemas, restaurants and venues resume work in St. Petersburg.  ALL public events are allowed from 12th of September.

Great News!  Starting from 12th of September 2020 ALL theaters, cinemas, restaurants and venues resume work in St. Petersburg.  Plus ALL public events are allowed too.  So, now all offline exhibitions,  concerts, sport competitions with visitors can take place in  indoor and outdoor venues. 

03 September 2020

Russia resumes international air service with Egypt, Emirates, Maldives

Russia resumes international air service with Egypt, Emirates, Maldives

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a directive to resume international air service with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and the Maldives on a mutual basis, the government’s press service reported on Thursday.

02 September 2020

Former Skorohod shoe factory building will be turned into the pedestrian loft quartal in St. Petersburg

Former Skorohod shoe factory building will be turned into the pedestrian loft quartal in St. Petersburg

The territory of former shoe factory “Skorohod” (Racewalker) will be rebuilt  for new public space by the limited liability company «Ohta Group”. Accordingly to the project 5 historical buildings of the 19th century will be saved and reconstruct for stores, cafes, apartments and offices. The central part will become Town Hall Square with a water tower. The author of the project Maxim Fillipovich noticed, that the territory has all necessary for creating a divided quarter: the main trade street, the central square, creative cluster, street food zone, and other yet. And from the project requires only sophisticated logistics and functionality conception  of buildings.

28 August 2020

The Contemporary Art Center will be opened in historical water-treating facilities in St.Petersburg in May of 2021

The Contemporary Art Center will be opened in historical water-treating facilities in St.Petersburg in May of 2021

Accordingly to the plan the Center of Contemporary Art will be situated in the historical building of the 19th century of “Vodokanal” (Governmental Organization provided water-supply and water disposal services in St.Petersburg since 1858). The project head manager Daniil Konovalov said that now the team of The Supporting Art Center is waiting for permission to reconstruct and renovation of the building with floor aria 2200 sq.m. At the same time, they sent a request to rent all territory 5500 sq.m. of the district.

21 August 2020

Saint Petersburg Travel Hub Forum will take place 11 - 12 November 2020

Saint Petersburg Travel Hub Forum will take place 11 - 12 November 2020

Head of Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau announced that Saint Petersburg Travel Hub Forum will become annual event and take place in St. Petersburg every September. On September 11 — 12, 2019, second travel forum St. Petersburg Travel Hub was held on the site of UNWTO 23rd General Assembly. The forum became a meeting place for tourism community leaders and brought together participants from 57 regions of Russia.

Within the frameworks of the Saint Petersburg Travel Hub 2019 business programme, more than 10 discussion sessions and round tables were planned in the current industry development directions. Experts paid special attention to promoting the tourism opportunities of the country, the medical and health tourism development, international cooperation in the humanitarian field, the sustainable development of regions as tourist destinations and other issue

17 August 2020

The Archstoyanie Land Art Festival will take place 04 - 06 September 2020 in Nikola Lenivets

The Archstoyanie Land Art Festival will take place 04 - 06 September 2020 in Nikola Lenivets

One of the most remarkable festivals in Russia, Archstoyanie is a land art event which takes place in the Kaluga region, 200 km from Moscow at Nikola Lenivets, which is a beautiful architecture park in the middle of nature.

12 August 2020

The Days of the Christmas Fair in St. Petersburg Have Been Announced

The Days of the Christmas Fair in St. Petersburg Have Been Announced

One of the main New Year and Christmas events in the city will take place in the area of Manezhnaya Square. Traditional Christmas fair is held in St. Petersburg on Christmas and New Year days annually. Since 2006, it has been one of the main New Year events in the city, incorporating various charity campaigns.

08 July 2020

Erarta St. Petersburg Museum of Contemporary Art will be reopened for visitor with 9 new exhibitions on 02nd of September.

Erarta St. Petersburg Museum of Contemporary Art will be reopened for visitor with 9 new exhibitions on 02nd of September.

Despite the lifting of some restrictions on museums in St. Petersburg, Erarta management  has decided to take a little extra time and reopen to visitors on 2 September 2020.

25 October 2019

St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020

St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020

St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020. The IAA World Congress, a world-renowned gathering of leaders in the marketing communications industry, is a forum of authoritative opinion, stimulation, motivation, and exchange of ideas with industry leaders of global standing. It is expected that over 1500 delegates from marketing, advertising, media sectors from across the globe would participate in this premier event in St Petersburg.

24 September 2019

UEFA Chooses St. Petersburg to Host 2021 Champions League Final

UEFA Chooses St. Petersburg to Host 2021 Champions League Final

St. Petersburg’s Gazprom Arena will host the final of the 2021 UEFA Champions League, the European football governing body’s executive committee announced  this week.