Miniature Russia in St. Petersburg

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Russian Federation in Miniature News: 2011-04-25 The Island of Kizhi in Karelia, famous for its wooden architecture has been recreated in miniature as part of an 800-square-meter model of the Russian Federation, which is on show in St. Petersburg. It … Continued

Easter in St Petersburg

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Russian-Orthodox Easter News: 2011-04-22 Easter in Russia is usually celebrated later than in the West, because Easter dates are determined by different calendars. The Russian-Orthodox church uses the old Julian calendar, whereas the Roman Catholic and Protestant churches switched to … Continued

Dance Festival in St. Petersburg

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Dance Open Festival 2011 News: 2011-04-14 Throwing down a bridge between the contemporary ballet and the era of the Imperial Russian Ballet, the International Dance Open Festival came to town for the 10th time. A lot of dance talents have … Continued

Prado Exhibit in the Hermitage

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Prado at the Hermitage News: 2011-04-01 PRADO at the HERMITAGE If you happen to arrive at St.Petersburg in April or May, you can catch a “lucky strike”, when visiting the Hermitage, that currently features 66 paintings from Madrid’s Prado Museum … Continued

Sand Sculpture Festival in St Petersburg

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 X Sand Sculpture Festival – July 12 – August 31, 2011 The X International Festival of Sand Sculptures will take place at the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress. The Festival has become a traditional event and is included in the … Continued