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THEATERS AND CONCERT HALLS ARE OPEN AGAIN

THEATERS AND CONCERT HALLS ARE OPEN AGAIN

THEATERS AND CONCERT HALLS ARE OPEN AGAIN

On September 12 the Government of St. Petersburg allowed to reopen all the theatres, concert halls and cinemas after they were closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19.

LENINGRAD WAS RENAMED ST.PETERSBURG

LENINGRAD WAS RENAMED ST.PETERSBURG

LENINGRAD WAS RENAMED ST.PETERSBURG

On September 6, 1991, following the referendum in June, Leningrad was renamed St.Petersburg, thus returning its historical name.

SEPTEMBER 1 – DAY OF KNOWLEDGE

SEPTEMBER 1 - DAY OF KNOWLEDGE

SEPTEMBER 1 – DAY OF KNOWLEDGE

On September 1, 2020, the national holiday – Day of Knowledge Russian schools resumed off-line classes after the half-year on-line work caused by COVID-19 pandemics.

THE FIRST FLOOD IN ST.PETERSBURG

THE FIRST FLOOD IN ST.PETERSBURG

THE FIRST FLOOD IN ST.PETERSBURG

The first flood in St.Petersburg occurred on August 20, 1703, only three months after the city had been founded. The water rose more than 2 meters. More than 300 floods have occurred since the city since then.

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THE DAY OF ST. PRINCE VLADIMIR, THE BAPTIST OF RUSSIA

THE DAY OF ST. PRINCE VLADIMIR, THE BAPTIST OF RUSSIA

THE DAY OF ST. PRINCE VLADIMIR, THE BAPTIST OF RUSSIA

On July 28 Russia traditionally celebrates the day of St.Prince Vladimir, who converted Russia into Christianity in 988.

NAVAL PARADE IN ST.PETERSBURG

NAVAL PARADE IN ST.PETERSBURG

NAVAL PARADE IN ST.PETERSBURG

On July 26, the main naval parade of Russia took place in St. Petersburg. The total of 46 ships of the Northern, Pacific, Baltic and Black Sea fleets participated in the parade, along with 41 aircrafts.

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS’ NOMINEE

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS' NOMINEE

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS’ NOMINEE

We are happy to announce that in the 27th annual World Travel Awards we have been nominated in the most prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism: Russia’s Leading Tour Operator 2020, along with three other Russian tour operators.

MARIINSKY THEATRE TV

MARIINSKY THEATRE TV

MARIINSKY THEATRE TV

Enjoy the world famous Mariinsky theatre performances at https://mariinsky.tv/e

MIKHAILOVSKY THEATRE STAYING AT HOME

MIKHAILOVSKY THEATRE STAYING AT HOME

MIKHAILOVSKY THEATRE STAYING AT HOME

Ballet dancers of the Mikhailovsky Theatre created a video in their home interiors, urging everyone to stay at home.

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