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ALL-RUSSIAN DAY OF RUNNING – RACE OF THE NATION

21 September 2020

The All-Russian Day of Running is celebrated in St. Petersburg, as well as throughout the country, on the third Saturday of September. In 2020, the Race of the Nation took place on the 19th of September.
315TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PETERHOF PARK MUSEUM

14 September 2020

Festive events were held on Saturday in honor of the 315th anniversary of the Peterhof park museum - the former royal residence. The history of Peterhof dates back to the 13th of September 1705, when it was first mentioned in the diary of Peter the Great. Who later built his seaside residence in this place.

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DAY OF THE RUSSIAN NAVY, 26th JULY

22 September 2020

Every last weekend of July, Russia celebrates the Navy Day. Traditionally, the celebration starts with the formation of the personnel of the ships and the raising of the St. Andrew's flag - the main sign of the Russian Navy. The flag symbolizes courage and bravery and consists of a white canvas with two blue crossed lines - St. Andrew's Cross. The history of this flag dates back to the time of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called.

The main event is the naval parade, which involves the ships of the Pacific, Baltic and Black Sea fleets. The Navy Day 2021 will be celebrated in St. Petersburg for the fourth time. In addition to the main ships sailing along the Neva River, naval aviation and pedestrian sailors’ procession will participate in the celebration, that will finish at the Palace Square. Only on this day you can see an unusual phenomenon for St. Petersburg - the opening of bridges during the daytime. After the parade, the celebration usually continues with concerts and excursions to the ships. Some ships organize an open day for everyone. The day ends with a colorful fireworks. People from different cities come to see the parade, because this day really becomes unforgettable. Such a huge number of warships and aircraft at the same time can be seen only at the main naval parade in St. Petersburg every last weekend in July.