Events in Saint-Petersburg

Interesting festivals, concerts, exhibitions

Exhibition "Shadow Petersburg"

till 31.12.2018

Exhibition shows the history of St.Petersburg – the city of white nights and drawbridges. Mysterious shadows of the mystical and multifaceted Petersburg, as well as famous celebrities and cartoon characters will meet you at the museum and tell you their biography.

Address: Bolshaya Konyushennaya street, 5A. Shadow museum.

Erarta: “Wow-fashion! World of wearableart ™”

till 3.02.2019

The exhibition showcases the most extraordinary garments created for the most internationally renowned design competition, World of wearableart™ (wow)

Hermaitage: “Glass Made to be Admired”

till 12.04.2019

The exhibition presents the finest works of
Western European and Russian artistic glassware from the 16th century through
to the early 20th, demonstrating the great variety of decorative treatments that have been given to glass articles.

Exhibition: “David Bowie. Rock’n’roll with me” in New Holland

27.10.2018 - 16.12.2018

The photo exhibition by a British musician and producer Geoff MacCormack documenting friendship and travels with David Bowie. There are more than 70 photographs and a film “The Long Way Home” by David Bowie, which documents various stages of their trip, from the docks in Japan through Siberia and Russia on the Trans-Siberian Express, and their time in Moscow for the May Day Parade.

Address: Admiralteysky channel embankment, 2

Photos taken from "InYourPocket" official website.

Exhibition “Fashion of Russian Modern”

19.10.2018 – 29.12.2018

The exhibition features more than 50 historical costumes popular in the era of Alexander III and Nicholas II: airy ballroom, business and travel dresses, bodices, coats, capes of delicate pastel colors, as well as hats, handbags, umbrellas, luggage items and gloves. Free entrance.

Address: Zagorodny prospect, 52

State Hermitage: Annie Leibovitz’s Photographs

18.10.2018 - 21.01.2019

There is a temporary display in the General Staff building of photographs by Annie Leibovitz that have been presented to the museum as a gift. Annie Leibovitz is one of the most successful photographers of the present day. She made her name with photographs of celebrities taken on assignments from magazines and advertising agencies. In her finest works, Leibovitz goes beyond the bounds of a commercial shoot, creating memorable, heart-stirring images of personalities and the age.

Photo taken from the official website of the State Hermitage Museum.

State Hermitage: The Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer: Masterpieces of The Leiden Collection

05.09.2018 - 13.01.2019

«The Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer: Masterpieces of The Leiden Collection» contains masterpieces from one of the world’s largest and most significant private collections of 17th-century Dutch paintings. The exhibition contains 82 works, including 12 paintings by Rembrandt, works by F.Hals and J.Vermeer, G.Dou, F.Bol and G.Flinck. The show also features two magnificent drawings: «Young Lion Resting» by Rembrandt and «Head of a Bear» by Leonardo da Vinci.

Photo taken from the official website of the State Hermitage Museum.

The exhibition of computer graphics "Faces"

27.11.2018 – 16.12.2018

The exhibition presents canvases from the
series "Faces of cities and people." Paintings made on iPad, allow to create high-quality author drawings, printed on giclee
technology. All works are made in a single copy with the direct participation
of the artist and are collectible.

Address: 13th Liniya, Vasilyevsky Island,
70-72, “Artmuza”

Christmas Fair at Elagin Island

14.12.2018 – 31.01.2019 г.

Visit this nice Christmas Fair on a splendid Elagin Island. Million of lights in the trees, hot juice and wine, waffles and nuts, presents and souvenirs for the most choosy taste.

Christmas Fair at Pionerskaya Square

22.12.2018 - 07.10.2019

The biggest annual Christmas Fair in the city invites guests to enjoy the festival atmosphere of the winter holidays, buy presents and taste multinational cuisine. The nearest subway station is Pushkinskaya/Zvenigorodskaya.

The best clowns in the world

International Festival: 07.12.2018 – 09.12.2018

The best clowns of the world will perform on the arena of the Petersburg circus: David
Larible (Italy), Don Christian (Austria), Caesar Dias (Portugal), Pepe Jardim
(Brazil), Vladimir Georgievsky (Russia), Boris Oskotsky (Russia) and MuradHydyrov (Russia).

Piano Duos Evening

9.12.2018, 19:00

Program includes compositions by S.Rachmaninoff, D.Shostakovich, P.Tchaikovsky

Address: Small Hall of Academic Philarmonia, Nevsky prospect, 30

International festival “Arts Square”

14.12.2018 – 26.12.2018

The stars of world music will perform the
best examples of classical symphonic, opera and chamber music.

Address: Saint-Petersburg Philharmonia.

Christmas circus tale

from December 15, 2018

The program includes a bright and unusual
fairy tale "Cinderella" based on the work of Charles Perrot. You will see lions and bears, horses and dogs, acrobats with their exciting stunts, cyclistы, aerial gymnasts and will laugh at funny clown reprises.

The main characters of the New Year holidays - Father Frost and Snow Maiden will appear on the holiday as well!

Address: Fontanka Embankment 3, Litera A.

The Nutcracker in Mariinsky theatre

December 24, 26, 28, 31 at 7 pm

Famous ballet in three acts with an epilogue. Address: 1 Theater Square.

Concert "Masterpieces of rock music on cellos"

30.12.2018 at 16 pm and 19 pm

The audience is waiting for a combination of warm and passionate cello timbre and
drive of rock hits performed by The Cello Quartet. The program: Queen, Deep
Purple, Michael Jackson, Nirvana, Muse, Linkin Park, Ac / Dc, Metallica, Abba, etc. Address: Nevsky Prospect, 35.

Russian Museum: Unexpected Malevich

till 14.01.2019

Around 150 drawings are represented at the exhibition. This kind of art comprises a very important part of the artist’s legacy. It is in them that ideas and insights are first captured in material form, to be later realized in paintings.

International Exhibition “Petipa. Dancemania" to the 200th anniversary of Marius Petipa

till 24.02.2019

The exhibition presents sketches of costumes and scenery for the productions of Marius Petipa, a collection of photographs of the photo studio of Imperial Theaters, authentic stage costumes of the legendary premieres of the second half of the twentieth century. Theater and Music Museum. Address: Ostrovskogo square, 6.

Lazar Khidekel. Towards the History of the Russian Avant-Garde

till 21.01.2019

Lazar Khidekel was the first suprematist
architect. One of the followers and associates of Kazimir Malevich. The
exhibition includes over 80 artworks, including Khidekel’s futuristic projects
as well as projects of buildings that were constructed. Address: Russian museum, Nevsky prospect, 17.

Erarta: Aarno Rafael Minkkinen: “Moments of revelation”

18.01.2019 — 19.05.2019

Erarta museum presents 100 Surrealistic photographs revealing the beauty of nature and the human body by the Finnis-American renowned photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen.

Address: 29th Line Of Vasilievsky Ostrov, 2

Photo taken from official

Concert: Rammstein is 25!

02.08.2019, Stadium "Saint-Petersburg Arena"

Rammstein is 25 years old, and their new release with the participation of the choir and orchestra will be the first full-length album for 10 years. Those who remember Rammsteinby the old videos on MTV should not be upset: Till Lindemann and the company still perform “Du hast”, “Ich will”, “Keine Lust” and other hits at concerts.