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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: April 24-25, 2021

    Whether you are an art lover or a bookworm, can’t imagine your life without music or enjoy the thrill of a new experience, this week’s guide flows over with deeply interesting and exciting events that will help you end the week on a high. It’s time to make plans for this weekend!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: April 3-4, 2021

    Spring is in the air and you may want to spend even more time outdoors – and we do know a thing or two about welcoming this beautiful season of awakening nature and capricious weather. Yet we can’t but give you even more ideas to make the best of your days off. From an exhibition of Russian classical sculpture to various festivals on films and theater performances – get the scoop on these and other activities and find out where and when the best of them will take place.


  • Looking on the Bright Side: Perks of a Digital New Year’s

    It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? And even though this seemingly never-ending rollercoaster of unexpected events is about to finally come to an end, 2020 does have something more up its sleeve – a digital New Year’s. But just because your 2021 holiday is different, it doesn’t mean it can’t be just as festive, celebratory, and meaningful as in years past.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 28-29, 2020

    It’s about time to start planning your weekend getaways with our handy guide to things to do in and around St. Petersburg. From the events to tune into online to not-to-be-missed festivals – here are some fun things to get up to this weekend!


  • Russia on Film: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Donning fur coats year round, drinking vodka with every meal, and plotting evil schemes are just some of the ways in which filmmakers love to portray Russians. But are they true? Let me take my ushanka off and take a closer look at some of the most common stereotypes.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 21-22, 2020

    From mouth-watering desserts and the warm glow of genial feelings to ice-skating under the dark sky and getting lost amid all the razzle-dazzle of the city – there are some sparkling things happening this weekend and you are about to get on board.


  • Speak Like a Russian: Phrases From Soviet Movies We Know by Heart

    Well, you alcoholics, idlers, hooligans… Who wants to work today? This is not us picking on you – it's a quote from a famous Soviet movie that every Russian knows by heart. These mind-boggling catchphrases and witticisms might have you scratching your head when you hear your friends use them, seemingly at random. But they're part of the Russian psyche, and you can get in on the game!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 10-11, 2020

    Wednesday means we can start looking forward to the weekend, right? And if you’re still at a loss as to what to do yet, we’ve compiled this handy guide to help you out. From the Italian Fair to an open-air rock festival, here’s what not to miss this weekend.


  • This Stay-at-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: Online Opera Performances

    Being a good egg and staying at home to protect yourself and others during the pandemic? Here’s your reward: now and on this weekend, tune in to watch first-class performances by the world’s best opera houses from the comfort of your couch! Here’s a short overview of what’s on offer.