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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: April 29 – May 1, 2023

    The upcoming weekend might not be the warmest one, but at least it will be a day longer – all thanks to May 1 being a public holiday. In our usual trusty guide, we invite you to various concerts, a photo exhibition, and a special movie screening. Let’s dive right in!


  • Songs for Our Dream Karaoke Night

    Sometimes all you need is just a few well-crafted lines sung (or screamed) at the top of your lungs to make any day better. Here are our top picks for the job! And what are yours?


  • Student Spotlight: Geraldine Guevara, Colombia

    In today’s interview, we got the opportunity to chat with a super-talented girl from the Caribbean Coast of Colombia who traveled all the way to St. Petersburg to fulfill her dream of studying abroad. Currently enrolled in the Foundation Program at ITMO, Geraldine is a future Bachelor’s student in mechatronics and robotics. But why did she choose Russia as her destination? In her words, it is the culture that enchanted her. Take a deep dive into this beautiful conversation with Geraldine, where we discuss everything from food to motorsports. 


  • ITMO Student Experiences: Starting a Career in Video Production and Shooting Videos for Celebrities

    Having a passion for making videos since school, Iskander Garipov, a fourth-year student of the  Bachelor’s program Computer Technologies in Design, is proud to have a diverse portfolio full of short films, reports, ads, and even concert recordings (with Russian bands Три дня дождя and Шары). After he took part in online courses at Prostor, VK’s creative platform, he was asked to produce the music video Птичка (Bird – Ed.) for famous Russian rap performers HammAli & Navai, which reached 800,000 views in three weeks. In this article, Iskander Garipov speaks about how to get into the field and what hard and soft skills video makers need to have.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: March 4-5, 2023

    Is it truly spring out there? We can hardly believe it ourselves, but such are the facts. Therefore, some spring-welcoming activities are in order. We suggest curious exhibitions, an off-the-beaten-track play, and a startling musical experience. In other words, an exciting weekend is ahead – so let’s get to planning it!


  • Springtime Gladness: Tunes to Greet the New Season

    Even though winter doesn’t seem ready to release its grip on the city just yet, we’re still excited for March to arrive. As you brave the cold, listen to these songs that put a spring in our step – and the sunny days will seem much, much closer.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: February 23-26, 2023

    A double weekend means even more fests, concerts, exhibitions and other fun activities for the best end of winter possible.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: January 28-29, 2023

    The last weekend of January is packed with special occasions, especially for our beloved city. Busy bee-ing or not, take a look at our weekly digest to find even more reasons to get out of the house.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: January 14-15, 2023

    After a long week of work and studies, especially when it’s the first one in the new year, there’s nothing like pampering yourself with a fun-filled weekend – with exhibitions of all shapes and sizes and a night of live music in an atmospheric setting.


  • Our Top Non-Holiday Holiday Songs

    It's been a whirlwind year of music in our editorial team. We jammed to our top favorites, got nostalgic about our school years, came up with a killer playlist for a Halloween party, and even found a musical cure to the blues. But which songs are we listening to now as we enter 2023? Spoiler alert: it’s not Last Christmas or All I Want For Christmas Is You.