One of the premier cultural events in St. Petersburg is the ballet. To kick off the festival season in St Petersburg, one of the feature events is the 13th International Dance Open Ballet Festival. All the events will be held in Alexandrinsky Theater from April 23 — 28. This festival will include performances from International ballet troupes including the Dutch National Ballet. There are also educational classes available for ballet students from around the world.
There will be awards at the end of the festival to congratulate the best performances.
This really recognizes St Petersburg as a ballet captial and any chance you have as a tourist to visit the ballet in St Petersburg is a extraordinary experience. You can find more information here — www.danceopen.com