St.Petersburg invites you to the traditional festivals and celebrations

January 1-7
"Christmas Welcome in St.Petersburg". Festivals of Christian art: Christmas songs at the concert halls and churches.
February - March
"Farewell to the Russian Winter" (Shorove-Tide). Folklore amusements, concerts, troika rides.
March, 2nd decade
Children's music international festival. In the program: "Virtuosos - 2000", "Music from A to Z".
April
" St.Petersburg Music Spring". Music pieces of St.Petersburg composers.
May, last Sunday
"City's Birthday". Festival of the city. Fancy cavalcades, sail of Peter's flotilla, concerts, fireworks and "The Open Sky of St.Petersburg' balloons fiesta.
From the middle till the end of June
"Get-Together During St.Petersburg White Nights". International festival of classical orchestra music and soloists.
June 16-21
"White Nights". International festival of popular music.
July, last Sunday
"Navy Day". Naval parade and sport tournaments on the Neva river. Visit to the ships. Fireworks.
August 16
"Aviation Day" festival. Air show in the town of Pushkin. Demonstration of modern military aircraft on the land and in the sky, pilots-sport-masters participating, flights of aeroplanes, helicopters, sky-divers, glider-flyers.
November
"Autumn Rhythms". International festival of jazz music.
November
"Festival of children's art".
December 25 - January 2
"Russian Winter". New-Year's eve parties. Concerts, troika rides, New-year's trees.

RUSSIAN HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS