Thursday, July 4

Backscatter installation 

In their first audiovisual installation, the art collective 043 ponders on social connections. With a name that stems from a physical phenomenon, the installation merges math, light, color, and form to trap a unique anomaly under one roof and offer something truly extraordinary to its visitors. 

Friday, July 5

Salsa and bachata open-air dance class

Now that we are blissfully relieved from the heat wave of last week, why not enjoy a fiery open-air dance class? Come to the quaint Nikolskye Ryady to move and have some well-deserved fun while, perhaps, even learning some new songs or making new like-minded friends. 

Saturday, July 6

ITMO Family Day

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year again! ITMO is having a university-wide party on Yelagin island to celebrate its graduates and every member of the big ITMO Family. Expect a graduation ceremony, SUP surfing, activities from partners like Yandex Education, Sberbank, and Alfa Bank, a food court, and a smashing concert by the event’s headliners The Hatters, a Russian rock band. Don’t forget to register for the event and join the fun!

Sunday, July 7

Intelligent Flea Market

A regular feature, this time the flea market has a highly relevant theme: it’s “summer in the countryside.” Expect to see creations by local craftsmen, themed selections from vintage shops, and much more. Adding up to the atmosphere will be an upbeat DJ set, fun workshops, and, of course, an abundance of gourmet foods from St. Pete vendors.

Monday, July 8

Miyazaki garden

If you’ve ever wished to see characters from Studio Ghibli films off-screen or pay your tribute to their creator Hayao Miyazaki, you are in luck: St. Petersburg now has its very own Miyazaki-inspired garden. Venture out there to see all kinds of decorations and figurines created by a local theater troupe and be transported to your favorite cinematic universe.

Tuesday, July 9

Small Japanese Exhibition (Sevkabel Port) 

Maintaining the Japanese theme, we invite you to visit the Pretty Things Bureau (Бюро Красивых Дел) in Sevkabel Port to explore an exhibition featuring wood block prints and traditional Japanese household items. Discover this unusual graphics technique that originated in the East at the exhibition and explore the peculiar local business hosting it.

Wednesday, July 10


The legendary Puccini opera as performed at Arena di Verona by world-renowned opera voices, including Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov, will be screened at Rodina Cinema next Wednesday. Essentially a love story, it is full of tension and suspense: will Prince Calaf be able to conquer the heart of Princess Turandot, solving her three riddles, or will he perish in his attempts? Discover the full beloved story on the big screen.