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Round the World Hitchhiking Race to Kick off in St Petersburg
Monday, 18 July 2011 16:36

St Petersburg hitchhikers\' race

The first qualifying round of the round-the-world race, in which each member country must by itself determine the strongest national team, will start on August 7. Both professional hitchhikers and beginners can take part in the race.

In the second qualifying round, the difficulty level will increase - all teams will compete on a joint track. Only the top 10 crews will make it to the finals - they will take off in August 2012 around the world. The route of the final race will pass through the territory of Russia, China, Canada, USA, Central America, North Africa and Europe.

St Petersburg Plans to Build Campgrounds
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 11:16


St Petersburg Governor Valentina Matvienko has confirmed that to attract more tourists in St Petersburg, plans are being put together to build recreational camps. City leaders in St Petersburg plan to build campgrounds for tourists, who cannot afford to stay in expensive hotels. City officials have already been allocated eight plots ranging from 1 to 10 hectares (from 2.5 to 25 acres). Land will be leased for 15 years. 2-3 thousand cars should be able to park at the campsites, and there will be approximately the same number of places for people to stay. Published information on six companies has revealed that they have an interest in constructing the campgrounds.

Petro Jazz in St Petersburg!
Monday, 11 July 2011 19:51

Petro Jazz

Petro Jazz  festival has gladden the citizens and visitors of St Petersburg since 2003. This is the largest festival of live music outdoors which traditionally takes place in mid-summer. "Petro Jazz" closes a summer jazz festivals in St Petersburg, absorbing the best of everything.

"Petro Jazz" takes place on the beach of the fortress. Since this is a beach festival, tickets are sold only input. Six hours of live music for only five hundred rubles. The public is not separated from the VIP-guests and ordinary people at the festival. At  " Petro Jazz  festival, the audience will get the maximum years of great music with good mood.

St Petersburg International Film Forum (Kino Forum)
Friday, 08 July 2011 21:07


The St Petersburg International Film Forum (Kino Forum) kicks off

Filmmakers from around the world will gather at the banks of the Neva River for the second St Petersburg International Film Festival to be held from 10 to 15 July under the sparkling white nights of St Petersburg. The Film Forum format involves open discussion and dialogue between filmmakers and audiences from different cultures and generations.

Sand Sculpture Festival 2011 in St Petersburg
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 07:26

Sand Sculpture Festival

Sand Sculpture Festival 2011. Head to the beach at the Peter and Paul Fortress on July 12 for the opening of the tenth anniversary of Sand Sculpture Festival 2011. The theme this summer is “Masterpieces of world culture”.

Come and see imagination, skills and craftsmanship carved out of a brittle material based on the works of world masterpieces of architecture, sculpture, painting, literature, music, cinema, etc. The most vibrant works of famous names and images will be made with sand.

Youth Day to be Held in a New Format in the City of Saint Petersburg
Sunday, 26 June 2011 19:43

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The Youth Day festival is being organized by yatalant.ru jointly with the Committee on Youth Policy of St Petersburg. It will will take place on June 27, and will be held in a new format "open air" on the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress. The groups "Marseille" and "Boombox" are scheduled to be the headliners of the festival.

First Harley-Davidson Laura Festival Held in the City of Saint Petersburg
Saturday, 25 June 2011 11:07


Owners of Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the city of Saint Petersburg and bikers from Russia and abroad are hosting a grand motorcycle festival in the northern capital of Russia. The festival is supported by the Government of St Petersburg and personally by Governor Valentina Matvienko.

A motoparad will be held today, June 25.

St. Petersburg Tattoo Festival
Friday, 17 June 2011 19:06


The 9th St Petersburg Tattoo Festival kicked off today, June 17, and will last till June 19, 2011. The event is dedicated to the art of tattooing, body modification, and body art. Visitors to the Festival will be able to observe the process and result of people’s creative skills dedicated to the most intimate form of figurative art. By tradition, Tattoo Festival is held in the heart of St. Petersburg so that guests from other cities and countries could fully enjoy the amazing beauty of the city. More than 60 tattoo studios and masters will present their achievements in the tattoo industry, and the best of the best will compete for prizes in 15 categories. The purpose of the event is to promote tattooing as one of the oldest kinds of art. The Festival organizer “Extreme Art” center invites all interested organizations and the media for a mutually beneficial and exciting cooperation. Tickets can be bought only at the Festival. 1-day ticket costs 500 rubles, while 3-day ticket costs 1200 rubles. The Festival takes place at the central concert hall “Avrora” located at 5/2 Pirogovskaya Naberezhnaya, Ploschad Lenina metro station.

St. Petersburg’s 19th International Film Festival
Friday, 17 June 2011 14:13


Welcome to the St Petersburg’s 19th International Film Festival “Festival of Festivals” June 23-29, 2011.

The Russian Ministry of Culture, St. Petersburg City Administration, the Committee of Culture, “Lenfilm” Studios, and the International Film Festivals Organization are pleased to announce the XIX Annual “Festival of Festivals 2011” to be held in the historic centre of St. Petersburg, during the magical White Nights, between JUNE 23-29, 2011. The “Festival of Festivals” is Russia’s largest non-competitive festival of recent outstanding works of International and Russian cinema.

Find out What's Happening in St Petersburg!
Saturday, 04 June 2011 21:20

Event Planner

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