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Tsegai Haileslassie Tekle came to ITMO University from Eritrea, East Africa. He is currently in his first year of the Chemistry of Applied Materials Master’s degree program at ITMO’s SCAMT Laboratory.
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!
2019 was an eventful year for ITMO University and St. Petersburg, and 2020 promises to be no different. Here’s our quick rundown of some of the things you might expect in the coming year as a citizen – or guest – of St. Petersburg.
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!
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!
In the Russian language, the word okno – “window” – has another meaning familiar to any student or professor: “an empty period between classes”. Whether you’re a virtuoso of time management or someone who makes it up as they go along, you’ll be sure to encounter these in your daily life. In this series, we’ll consider a few options for how to put that extra time to good use. With Kronverksky 49 out of the way, here are a few interesting destinations to explore within walking distance of ITMO University’s Lomonosova St. 9 campus.
Smoothly slide into winter with our regular overview of the best weekend events in St. Petersburg! Featuring: two fairs, one holiday-themed and one with a soupçon of such; a snazzy digital exhibition and an international festival of gingerbread art!
It’s getting chillier outside and it can definitely be said now that winter is coming, which means that it’s time for comforting stay-ins, hot, steaming tea, and tons of spicy made-from-scratch soup! This weekend is all about fun and cozy fairs for you to check out.
In 2019, the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, or Kunstkamera, a longtime partner of ITMO University, is celebrating its 305th anniversary. Among the events held on this occasion was the lecture “Kunstkamera – the First Russian Museum: 305 Years of Tradition” by tour guide Natalia Rikter. Here are some of the highlights from the history of Russia’s first museum.