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  • Hermitage, Football, and Lots of Programming: Summer Camp at ITMO

    For several years now, students from all over the world have been coming to St. Petersburg to take part in ITMO University's Camp in Programming. We met three current students: Hassan from The Gambia, Roh from Slovenia, and Enrique from Mexico, to talk about their experience.


  • St. Petersburg Hosts 4th VK Fest

    This Sunday marked the second and final day of VK Fest in St. Petersburg, attended by tens of thousands of users of Russia’s biggest social network. Interestingly, this was the first time that VK had its own large zone at the event. Developers, admins and designers explained how to get a job at VK, how it works and how the 140 members of the support service manage to answer millions of questions. Four stages, a videogame and technology zone, a lectorium and VK Team’s lifehacks: here are the highlights of the second day of VK Fest.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: July 21-22

    Listen to the violin on Nevsky Prospect, get a sense of the audacious poetry of Vladimir Mayakovsky, watch a knights tournament at the Peter and Paul Fortress, and admire the flowers in Pavlovsky Park. The weather is so nice, so don’t miss your chance to explore our magnificent city!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: July 7-8

    Looking for something fun to do in St. Petersburg? From art exhibitions to music festivals and Dostoevsky Day, this weekend is packed with a whole bunch of amazing events and activities!


  • Scarlet Sails: A Festival of Hope

    Over a million people came to celebrate the send-off to adult life - the Scarlet Sails - on Saturday night as a beautiful tall ship sailed along the Neva River and fireworks erupted over St. Petersburg. A live concert was also held on Palace square in the shadow of the Winter Palace with participation from all the lucky ticket holders, students, teachers and parents.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: June 23-24

    From the Scarlet Sails Show to carillon music and the Imperial Gardens of Russia Festival, there will be no shortage of amazing events in St. Petersburg this weekend! Don’t miss out on the fun!


  • The Best of Summer in St. Petersburg

    Warm temperatures, blooming flowers and long hours of sunshine make summer the best time to visit St. Petersburg. The city’s streets are filled with people all through the season and especially now when the city is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Whether you’re in the mood for a ride in the amusement park or a boat tour to the Gulf of Finland, check out our St. Petersburg summer guide.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: June 16-17

    We're really excited about FIFA coming up and all the new guests it brings to our city! Besides the football, there are many other great events that will take place in St. Petersburg this weekend!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: March 31 - April 1

    Though it's still cold in St. Petersburg, the sun rises higher, prompting us to get outside more. This weekend Russians will celebrate April Fools’ Day - so stay alert! Here’s our weekly review of the events you may find interesting!


  • Love is… Where to take your Valentine in St. Petersburg

    Often called Venice of the North, St. Petersburg is a perfect setting for romance. From beautiful sights to winding canals and intimate inner yards, it’s a place to explore and learn more about each other in the process. You don’t even have to take your date to a theater or a concert, of which there’s plenty. Maybe this Valentine’s Day love is…