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This Saturday, January 18, the city celebrates the breaking of the Siege of Leningrad, which eventually led to the lifting of the Siege on January 27, 1944, so this weekends’ program is paying tribute to our beloved city: its awe-inspiring and varied history, mind-blowing architecture, and extraordinary people who lived here.
Whoever said that there’s no rest for the wicked, may think again: we may have just come back from the winter holidays, but this doesn’t mean we don’t cherish the prospect of another weekend. If you want to spend it more proactively, here are some events for you to pick from, featuring an Indian fair, an interactive fantasy garden, and a whopping two photographic trips – one to the island of Cuba and another to the Russian past!
Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! We have quite an unfestive weekend program on our hands, for better or worse, but remember that you can always up the holiday factor thanks to the numerous winter fairs happening all throughout the city. But for now, here’s what this overview has to offer: a weighty sculpture exhibition, a magical ice festival, a celebration of hairdressing as art, and otherworldly paintings!
Ready for another events-rich weekend in the city? Admire exquisite tropical flowers at St. Pete’s Botanical Garden, travel into the mist and fog of St. Petersburg’s past, take a look into at the Russia of the freewheeling ‘90s, and explore the best collections of Assyrian art at the Hermitage.
Holidays are coming, but coming before that is yet another weekend in St. Petersburg! Switch your festive mood on with our suggestions of the best Sat-Sun events in the city, including a miraculous flower exhibition, a snazzy architectural celebration, a photographic trip into St. Petersburg’s past, and a vibrant Indian festival!
From twee festive bazaars with mulled wine and snow globes to artisanal extravaganzas, cozy flea markets and fun art festivals, St. Petersburg has a great number of fairs spreading festive cheer all over the city. Here are our best picks of events for eating, drinking and being merry at!
Free entry to the Hermitage, Italian cinema, a photo exhibition of 19th-century St. Petersburg and a holiday fair: a culture-heavy and diverse weekend awaits!
There are a lot of reasons to travel to Moscow from St. Petersburg and getting there can be a fun adventure in and of itself. For a city 700 km away, it’s surprisingly close. It may not be the geographical center of Russia, but it is its center in every other way. Moscow is the hub of all activity; where meetings and conferences are held; where people come from all around Russia to gather.
Venturing outside of one’s house doesn’t seem that much of a dotty plan with this weekend’s program, which includes an exhibition dedicated to well-loved Soviet cartoon characters, a festival of thought-provoking eco cinema, a swish artisanal market and a groovy concert of electronic music!
Binge on the best of contemporary British cinema, listen to impro jazz at the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, marvel at the funkiness of retro candy wrappers, and let your creativity shine at the numerous workshops of the monthly Handmade Fair!