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April 19th, 2012 - The first Festival of Modern Indian Cinema and Culture

The first Festival of Modern Indian Cinema and Culture will be held in Russia in April and September. The festival will include street theater performances, modern Indian fashion shows, photo exhibitions, yoga classes , testing Indian cuisine and other activities.

21.04.2012 | Read more

April 14th, 2012 - DANCE OPEN

12-16 April 2012 the 11th International Ballet Festival DANCE OPEN will run in St.Petersburg. “The Independent” named DANCE OPEN in the Top Ten best European festivals.

13.04.2012 | Read more

April 12th, 2012 - Cosmonautics Day

Today we celebrate Cosmonautics Day.  51 years ago Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, making a 108-minute orbital flight in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. 

12.04.2012 | Read more

April 08th, 2012 - Happy Palm Sunday!

Today is the Sunday before Orthodox  Easter and we celebrate Christ's glorious entry into Jerusalem. Since the first tree  that blooms in the early spring in Russia  is pussy willow this day is called  Verbnoe Voskresenje (Willow Sunday).

 

08.04.2012 | Read more

April 04th, 2012 - The first reference to Moscow

Today is April 4. On this day in 1147 Moscow was first mentioned in chronicles: “come to me, brother, to Moscow” called Yuri Dolgorukiy upon the prince of the Novgorod-Severski.
 

04.04.2012 | Read more

July 06th, 2011 - New Holland Island opening in St. Petersburg

The New Holland island that the guests of our city may have seen during a boat trip along channels and rivers will open its gates on July 16th, 2011 for the first time since 1703 (when St. Petersburg was founded).

24.02.2012 | Read more
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