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26-28 July 2019: International Festival of Street Theaters

26-28 July 2019: International Festival of Street Theaters

No scenes, no distance, you can become part of the action. The most valuable thing in this interaction is that all people speak the same language - the language of work: people from different corners of the globe understand each other. Every visitor will discover new genres and art acquainted with his masters. Again the summer - and that means it's time to migrate to the theaters after the green island and listen to the free European spirit of the festival.
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6 July 2019: The Night of Music in Gatchina

6 July 2019: The Night of Music in Gatchina

The Night of Music Festival is one of Russia's most spectacular and memorable events held in the open air. The stage is set on the smooth surface of the White Lake against the backdrop of the magnificent Gatchina Palace. Chamber music, superb architecture and natural landscape are united in striking harmony to provide visitors of the gala concert with an unforgettable experience. It is now an established tradition to finalize the festival by performing pieces in the crossover genre, which is a symphonic interpretation of pop and rock and roll music. This year's festival presents Symphonic sketches on themes from the Beatles' songs for symphony orchestra. This years’ Night of Music will include a choir, which further adds to the musical diversity of the event. Fireworks over the White Lake will bring the festival to a close.
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17-18 August 2019: Lightnights in Gatchina

17-18 August 2019: Lightnights in Gatchina

Saint Petersburg international festival of light art "Lightnights in Gatchina" is a platform for uniting the best creative forces in creating the main event of the North-West region of Russia in the field of light art. The festival is a kind of laboratory for the experiments of artists with new light technologies. The festival will present a collection of light art objects created by masters of different directions: designers, light artists from theaters, stage designers, light designers, architects, engineers, developing innovative technologies, etc. An artistic exposition of light installations will unfold on the territory of the Gatchina Park for two nights, and a multimedia light-and-video show will complete the festival.
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12-21 July 2019: All Together Opera Festival

12-21 July 2019: All Together Opera Festival

The VIII St.Petersburg International All Together Opera Festival will be held in St.Petersburg from 12 to 21 July 2019. The Festival will present masterpieces of opera classics to the audience. Traditionally the All Together Opera Festival will stage its performances not inside the pompous opera theaters, but inside the most beautiful architectural ensembles of Saint Petersburg, making them full-scale participants of the scenic act. Architectural cityscapes, which refer to different national schools and style eras, will be considered by the stage managers of the festival as natural settings and back stage for the music drama art. All Together Opera Festival always shows its high artistic level of the performances, involving the best orchestras and choir ensembles of the city and leading singers of music theaters of Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Europe.
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13 July 2019: Usadba Jazz International Festival

13 July 2019: Usadba Jazz International Festival

Usadba Jazz Festival is the biggest Russian open-air festival that has joint jazz, funk, world music, acid-jazz, lounge, jazz-rock, blues and other directions of contemporary improvised music. Usadba Jazz has long gone beyond only a good music and has become a favourite pastime for the whole family, where everyone can find something to their liking. There are shows of brass-ensembles in the lanes of the Estate, children playgrounds with trampolines and animators, fairs of gifts and designer goods, and a big variety of quality gastronomy from the best restaurants. The whole festival is crowned by a grandiose firework.
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6-7 July 2019: Stereoleto

6-7 July 2019: Stereoleto

Stereoleto (in Russian means literally Stereo Summer) based in St.Petersburg is the oldest independent international annual summer festival of contemporary and alternative music in Russia with unforgettable atmosphere, perfect music content and excellent reputation established over the years of existence of the festival. Stereoleto is designed to be a festival friendly to everyone. There’re lots of entertainments for people of all ages, including children. Areas of the festival are always equipped with the playground zones offering a large variety of activities for children – sports, games and workshops. In addition to music there are many event features as visual arts, design and variable cuisines available for all guests of the festival. Stereoleto is a landmark event in the cultural life of the city, a musical holiday which emotionally charges residents and guests of St. Petersburg.
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13-14 July 2019: The Battle of the Neva

13-14 July 2019: The Battle of the Neva

The real tournament, full contact fighting and medieval crafts fair will take place in Saint Petersburg this summer. The Battle of the Neva features spectacular mass battles, fighting and jousting tournament right in the center of St. Petersburg. This is the opportunity to join the History, to try on armor or just enjoy a unique show. Dozens of historical reconstruction clubs from all over Russia and abroad will take part in the festival, some of them will present guests with live exhibition of achievements of their periods, while others will take part in the horse tournament and mass battles. During the festival there will run a historic Fair and many themed entertainment venues for the whole family, where children and adults will have an opportunity to learn how to fight with swords or, as in the old days, to forge a souvenir in real camp forge!
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20 July 2019: Vkontakte Festival

20 July 2019: Vkontakte Festival

300 Anniversary Park in Saint Petersburg will turn into a real social network VKontakte! Communities will become real clubs, audiorecords will trransform into favorite performers on stage and likes will become real emotions and smiles! Festival space is divided into several thematic areas: music, sports, education, children, charity, the area of innovation, extreme entertainment, games, food, humor - everyone will find something for him- or herself here!
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Up to 31 August 2019: Faceless immersive show

Up to 31 August 2019: Faceless immersive show

“Faceless” is an immersive performance in which we create a completely authentic space, combine elements of classical theater and choreography, use audiovisual effects and thrash out the interactive component ... As a result, the viewer founds himself in a different dimension, where there are no usual rules, prohibitions and borders. This is an opportunity to get a completely new and very personal experience. It is simply impossible to experience the same thing, while remaining an observer in the chair. “This is a dramatized virtual reality” — tell the American film directors Mia Zanetti and Victor Karina. For five months of rehearsals, which were conducted in the strictest secrecy, the actors mastered unique methods of interaction with the audience, and dozens of secret passages and doors were built in the mansion.
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All year round: Russian Music Seasons

All year round: Russian Music Seasons

Russian Music Seasons is a number of exclusive concerts of classical music performed by virtuosos of Russia in unique and historical Palaces of St.Petersburg. Russian Music Seasons is unique opportunity to get acquainted with an exceptional and exquisite atmosphere of St.Petersburg’ aristocratic salons. Enjoy an evening with your friends and beloved ones in mansion which was home for many generations of Russian aristocracy, in a place where lots of famous persons gathered to discuss art, culture and music. The aim of Russian Music Seasons is not only to create an intimate atmosphere but it is an opportunity to get acquainted with Russian culture and art through music.
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15-29 September 2018: Petrojazz Dance

15-29 September 2018: Petrojazz Dance

Petrojazz Dance is the only festival in Russia that unites all kinds of social dance (from charleston to latin, from gypsy dance to hip-hop). A unique festival that combines live improvised music and dancers of all styles. Festival, which recreates the culture of social dance as a means of communication and self-improvement More than 100 musicians from different countries and more than 200 dance schools and studios participate in the festival, making the scale of this event significant both in the scale of St. Petersburg and around the world. In the program, master classes, competitions, battles, parties, awarding winners, a big gala concert.
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14-17 November 2019: St. Petersburg Bridal Fashion Week

14-17 November 2019: St. Petersburg Bridal Fashion Week

Petersburg Bridal Fashion Week, where Russian wedding designers will present their new collections, as well as wedding brands from Ukraine, Belarus and other countries, will be held in Sibur Arena. The event will consist of 2 parts - an exhibition (show-room of designers) and defile. Within 4 days of the event guests of St. Petersburg Petersburg Bridal fashion week will be presented several dozen collections of wedding dresses of the season-2019, which were carefully selected by the organizers and reflect the latest world trends.
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14-16 November 2019: VIII Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

14-16 November 2019: VIII Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum

The St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum is a unique cultural event of the world level, a discussion platform attracting several thousand cultural experts from all over the world: the stars of the drama theater, opera and ballet, outstanding directors and musicians, public figures, representatives of government and business, academic communities The forum is held by the Government of St. Petersburg with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. It is aimed at preserving and developing Russian culture, supporting cultural initiatives at the regional, federal and international levels, and developing international cooperation in the field of culture. The forum is developing in parallel in three directions. An extensive business program is of interest to specialists in various fields of culture. The festival program includes numerous cultural events for residents and guests of St. Petersburg. The business area creates conditions for the implementation of projects and signing of agreements in the field of culture.
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14 November - 1 December 2019: Diaghilev P.S.

14 November - 1 December 2019: Diaghilev P.S.

The festival was created in 2009 - the year of the century of the Russian Seasons by Sergei Diaghilev in St. Petersburg - and has become one of the largest cultural events in Russia The mission of the festival is to promote creative and cultural exchange between Russia and the rest of the world, to represent the most significant and innovative works and phenomena in various genres of art, to open new talents. Within the framework of the Festival in St. Petersburg there were tours of the best modern ballet bands - the troupe of John Neumeier, the company of Angelin Preljocaj, the ballet of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, the orchestra of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater under the direction of Theodor Curentzis. Initiated by the festival, exhibitions in the Hermitage, the Russian Museum and the Ethnographic Museum and the Museum of Theater and Musical Art were introduced to St. Petersburg with masterpieces from the collections of the world's leading museums.
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23 June 2019: Scarlet Sails

23 June 2019: Scarlet Sails

The Scarlet Sails is the biggest celebration in St. Petersburg, the most massive and famous public event during the White Nights Festival. The tradition is highly popular for spectacular fireworks, numerous music concerts, and a massive water-show including a battle among tens of boats full of pirates on the waters of Neva River. «Scarlet Sails» tradition eventually evolved into a massive demonstration of freedom from «schools and rules» and became the most popular public event ever since, celebrating the ending of school year annually. Crowds of about one million people are treated to a wide variety of free entertainment provided by the city of St. Petersburg. Entertainment also includes appearances by popular rock stars, as well as St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, ballet, and other classical acts, performing on several stages simultaneously during the days of the event.
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