Activites in St. Petersburg, 21st to 27th of September 2015
Festivals and City Celebrations
Theater festival “Alexandrinsky”
State national theaters of the world will perform on the stage of the Alexander Theater
Until October 10th
Festival of Drawn Stories “Bumfest”
International activities in the world of comics: exhibitions, presentations and master classes in the Hermitage, libraries of the city, in the art center “Floors” and in “Taiga”.
Until October 11th
Festival of Music “Earlymusiс”
Dedicated to the 18th century St. Petersburg court opera and ballet, artists of Baroque music concerts will perform in the concert halls and palaces of the city.
20 September – 5 October
Movie Festival “A Message to Man”
The 25th international festival of documentaries, short, animated and experimental films will be held in the cinema centers “Giant”, “Motherland”, and “Aurora”, as well as the BDT and Alexandrinsky Theater. In the program for the grand opening of the Palace Square there will be a multimedia show, concert and the blockbuster film “The Man” showing on the big screen. The opening of the Palace starts September 25th at 18.30.
25 September – 1 October
Festival “Nordic Week”
At exhibitions, concerts, and public programs organized by Consulates of Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, you can familiarize yourself with the culture and history of our northern neighbors. Meetings will take place at the Danish Institute of Culture, the consulates, the Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace, and the “ExpoForum”.
25 September – 10 October
Interesting Performances of the Week
Theater Performance of Contemporary Ballet of Boris Eifman’s “Red Giselle”
Performed by the troupe of one of the leading theaters of contemporary ballet, a choreographic history of the Russian ballerina Olga Spesivtseva will take place on stage at the Alexandrinsky Theater.
21, 22 September
Ballet “Swan Lake”
Performed by the troupe of the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater and accompanied by the music of Tchaikovsky, this fantastical ballet will take place at the Hermitage Theater.
26, 27 September
The show “The Best Russian Illusionists” The best magicians and world level actors, will perform on stage at the Leningrad City Council DK
26, 27 September
Gala concert “Viva-Strauss” – works by Johann Strauss will be performed at “St. Petersburg Chamber Opera.”
Interesting Exhibitions of the Week
Exhibition “The Human Body” A sensational and widely discussed exhibition – this educational project has more than 500 unique specimens dedicated to the human structure. You can check out the exhibition space at “Konushennaya, 2”
Until December 1st
Exhibition “Zaha Hadid” The work of one of the world’s leading architects shown on display at the Hermitage.
Until September 27th
Exhibition “Shane Guffoga” You can see the works by the famous American artist in the Russian Academy of Arts
Until September 28th
Exhibition “Gift behold. Wanderings of Ibn Battuta “. The exposition reveals the world of wonders and miracles of the 13th century described by the Moroccan traveler and pilgrim, known as Ibn Battuta. The exhibition features unique pieces of metal, ceramics, books, manuscripts and costumes from the 13th-14th century. The exhibition can be seen in the halls of the Middle East on the 3rd floor of the Hermitage.
Until December 13th
Translation by Mary Anthony