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.
On July 28 Russia traditionally celebrates the day of St.Prince Vladimir, who converted Russia into Christianity in 988.
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.
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.
Enjoy the world famous Mariinsky theatre performances at https://mariinsky.tv/e
Ballet dancers of the Mikhailovsky Theatre created a video in their home interiors, urging everyone to stay at home.