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Events in Saint Petersburg - February 2019

"INDIAN MOSAIC" International Festival

The festival aims to develop international cooperation between Russia and India in the field of art and education. In the program: a digital exhibition dedicated to the life of Mahatma Gandhi - a national hero and freedom fighter of India; "Inspired by India" Exhibition-competition of creative works of teachers and students of the Stieglitz Academy, photo exhibitions; International Scientific and Practical Conference “India at the Crossroads of Cultures and Traditions: Science, Education, Creativity”, exhibition of works by Indian school children and students of the Hindi school in St. Petersburg.

Address: Stieglitz St. Petersburg State Artistic and Industrial Academy
From: 12 February 2019
Till: 22 February 2019

"INDIAN MOSAIC" International Festival

"WOODCUTS FROM THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM COLLECTION"

The exhibition is part of a series of the Russian Museum’s exhibition projects dedicated to various etching techniques, particular features of certain types of printed graphics, and the history of their development in Russia. Woodcut is the oldest form of printed graphics. The exhibition will include about 200 works from the collection of the Russian Museum from the late 17th century to the beginning of the 21st century. The thematic and genre scope of the exhibition varies greatly, from book illustrations of liturgical books to magazine satirical graphics, from folk pictures to authored prints.

Address: Mikhailovsky Castle
From: 07 February 2019
Till: 18 March 2019

"WOODCUTS FROM THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM COLLECTION"

24th International Jazz Guitar Festival

In February, the famous Petersburg JFC Jazz Club will once again gather on its stage the best jazz guitarists from Moscow and St. Petersburg, other Russian cities, and countries of near and far abroad. During the festival, jazz lovers will be able to attend concerts of famous musicians and discover brand-new facets of jazz music. This year the festival is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Jazz Friends Club (JFC Jazz Club), the oldest jazz club in St. Petersburg.

Address: JFC Jazz Club
From: 10 February 2019
Till: 25 February 2019

24th International Jazz Guitar Festival

"STYLE DUCATI"

Erarta Museum proudly presents the first exhibition of Ducati motorcycles in Russia, a story of the immaculate Italian style and passion for speed. 16 motorcycles, including the iconic models, bicycles, drawings, design concepts, photographs, videos.

Address: Erarta Contemporary Art Museum
From: 15 February 2019
Till: 16 June 2019

"STYLE DUCATI"

“SPRING HOLIDAY IN ST. PETERSBURG” Chinese New Year

Celebration of the New Year, China is traditionally called the "Merry Spring Holiday". For two weeks, St. Petersburgers will be able to attend cultural and educational events dedicated to the celebration of the New Year according to the lunar calendar in the Chinese style. In the program: exhibitions, concerts; master classes in Chinese calligraphy, painting Guohua, painting masks, fans, Chinese lanterns and silk. For the first time, an artistic competition “Legends of the Chinese Zodiac” will be organized for professional artists and illustrators.

address: St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art. Sheremetev Palace, St. Petersburg Academic State Capella
From: 06 February 2019
Till: 20 February 2019

“SPRING HOLIDAY IN ST. PETERSBURG” Chinese New Year

“TO THE 180th ANNIVERSARY OF ST. PETERSBURG PHOTOGRAPH”

The exhibition of historical photographs introduces the cultural traditions and rituals of the peoples of Russia, Europe, Asia, America and Australia, professing different religions. The museum collection will present the works of famous photographers, dating from the 1850s.

Address: Museum of the History of Religion
From: 01 February 2019
Till: 31 March 2019

“TO THE 180th ANNIVERSARY OF ST. PETERSBURG PHOTOGRAPH”

Lilac festival (23-24.02.19)

The city is preparing to Welcome Spring! The Botanical Garden of St. Petersburg will host the Festival of Lilac.
On February 23 and 24 the Botanical Garden will host the Festival of Lilac, which this year is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the fascist blockade. At the opening of the festival will be held «Models of 1945» defile. The lilac varieties “Talking Leningrad” and “Olga Bergholz” will be presented to the guests of the festival. Plants that have been preserved from blockade times will be marked with St. George ribbons. At the master classes you can create toys made of felted wool, perfume with lilac or pastel drawing. In addition, all visitors will be offered special lilac desserts and floral coffee.
The Green House will be decorated with tulips, daffodils and other spring flowers. One week before the event, it will be possible to buy e-tickets to the festival on the website.

Botanical Garden of Peter the Great, str. Professor Popova, 2
Hours of operation: Tues – Sun 10:00–18:00 (ticket office: Tue – Sun 10:00–16:30)

Lilac festival (23-24.02.19)

"PUSHKINGRAD" Festival (08.02.19 - 31.12.19)

Pushkin Petersburg is a unique phenomenon of Russian culture. It is impossible to imagine St. Petersburg without Pushkin, but the poet’s life without St. Petersburg is unthinkable. Here he spent his best years of youth, on the Neva banks he gained fame as the first poet in Russia, here his life was tragically cut short. Petersburg glorified by Pushkin’s poetry became a part of his poetic world. In the year of the 220th anniversary of the Alexander Pushkin birth Museum of Urban Sculpture will hold a Festival "Pushkingrad". Petersburg residents and guests of the Northern capital of Russia will be able to visit exhibitions, excursions and other events that will take place throughout the year in all branches of the museum. The festival will open on February 8 with a memorial event at the place of Alexander Pushkin's duel on the Black River.

Adress: The State Museum of Urban Sculpture
From: 08 February 2019
Till: 31 December 2019

"PUSHKINGRAD" Festival (08.02.19 - 31.12.19)