The exhibition of amber works by A.Krylov, the restorer of the Amber room in Catherine’s Palace will be open in the Chapel of the Church on the Spilled Blood from December 3,2020 till March 31, 2021. One part of the exhibition will be devoted to the restoration of the Amber room, the other part will present the collection of amber icons, the amber model of St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the only amber violin in the world with a great sound.
A new exhibition, opened today in the Armorial Hall of the Winter Palace, will work till March 13, 2021. The diversity of Fabergé’s works is revealed by the items from the Hermitage Museum, other Russian museums and the Faberge Museum in Baden-Baden, Germany. The exquisite exhibits are complemented by portraits, dresses and personal belongings of the Russian royal family.
Annual Art Night in Russia will take place on November 3. You will be able to pay online visits to museums, theatres, exhibitions and concert halls. The most interesting events will be available at www.culture.ru
October and November is the best time to marvel at Aurora Borealis in and around St.Petersburg.
The exhibition of over 90 works ‘Devine and Avant Garde. Women in Russian Art. opened in Palazzo Reale in Milan on October 28, 2020. It shows the images of Russian women since the 16th and up to the 20th centuries. You can visit the exhibition till April 5, 2021.
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.
On September 6, 1991, following the referendum in June, Leningrad was renamed St.Petersburg, thus returning its historical name.
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 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.