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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: September 21-22, 2019

    Chill out with a cup of steaming tea at St. Petersburg’s Botanical Garden, admire fantasy artist Josephine Wall’s magical artworks, make a pretty origami Kusudama flower, and see a grandiose fountain show at Peterhof!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: September 7-8, 2019

    Eat your weight in apples at a harvest festival, listen to lectures on anime and Japanese mosaics, draw a cute manga monster, learn more about the Chernobyl catastrophe, and listen to classical music at one of St. Petersburg’s most quirky churches!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 31-September 1, 2019

    Fly kites, go behind the scenes of Hollywood, celebrate Day of Knowledge at the Summer Garden, listen to heartfelt jazz, and shop for niche, local and organic stuff at Sevkabel Port this weekend in St. Petersburg!


  • Russian Language Summer School: Behind the Curtain

    After asking students about their experience of learning the Russian language we decided to take a peek behind the scenes and ask the teachers about their experiences teaching the Russian language to foreign students. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 24-25, 2019

    Stop and smell the roses (or, in this case, gladioli and dahlias) at the verdant Botanical Garden, make a wish at not one but two enchanting lantern festivals, and explore the diversity of modern Russian sculpture at this fun-filled weekend in St. Petersburg!


  • How to Get From Pulkovo Airport to St. Petersburg City Center

    So you’ve just arrived in St. Petersburg from who knows where, you’re exhausted, jetlagged, you don’t speak the language, and you just want to get to bed as soon as possible. Familiar? Here's how to do that with the least amount of fuss and without getting lost. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 17-18, 2019

    Science Fest, music concerts, nonconformist and VR art exhibitions, lots of Botanical Garden and a veritable tomatza – go to town and paint the town red on this exciting weekend in St. Petersburg!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 10-11, 2019

    Another weekend in St. Petersburg, another treasure trove of cool events! In the program: a lively historical fair, an exhibition of a forgotten avant-garde artistic society, and an entire array of music events, from a music-slash-eco festival and two live jazz evenings to a grandiose exploration of neoclassical music in an original setting!


  • Dine with a View in St. Petersburg

    One of the great drawcards of St. Petersburg is the beautiful architecture that you can see in and around the city center. Historically, private houses in St. Petersburg could not be built taller than the height of the Winter Palace, so the more-or-less horizontal skyline of the city was preserved. That being said, there are plenty of beautiful rooftops, riverside restaurants, and suburban cafes where you can enjoy not only a nice meal but also an inspiring vista of the entire city. Here's a look at some of the great summertime views you can find in St. Petersburg.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 3-4, 2019

    Immerse yourself into the mysteries of the High Renaissance and their reverberations in art, travel to the thick of the swinging hippy ‘60s, get your eco-cap on with a green festival, and indulge in chef-d’oeuvres of opera from all over the world: a culturally rich weekend in St. Petersburg (and its colorful environs) awaits!


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