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RUSSIA EASES COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS FOR FOREIGN TOURISTS

16 June 2022

The Operational Headquarters for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus decided to partly ease epidemiological restrictions on the entry into Russia of foreign tourists arriving by air, as well as through sea checkpoints, from June 14, 2022.
FLOWER FESTIVAL IN ST. PETERSBURG

08 June 2022

From 9 to 11 June, St. Petersburg will host the International Flower Festival. The colorful event will be dedicated to the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter I, the founder of the city. In the very center of the Northern capital, the best florists from different cities of Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, Novosibirsk and others) will present their works.

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TCHAIKOVSKY STILL THE MOST POPULAR EVEN IN 21ST CENTURY

23 June 2022

Spotify has named the most popular Russian musicians abroad. By a wide margin, the list of the most listened to Russian performers abroad was headed by the Russian composer and conductor P. Tchaikovsky. He became the most popular Russian artist among foreign users of the Spotify platform at the end of 2020. His masterpieces the Waltz of the Flowers, the Swan Lake and others are enduringly popular abroad. Tchaikovsky's compositions performed by various soloists and orchestras were taken into account. Currently, the service has over a hundred playlists with the composer's works. Tchaikovsky is internationally renowned for his music in such operas and ballets as the Queen of Spades, the Swan Lake, the Sleeping Beauty, the Nutcracker, etc. The immortal masterpieces staged in the best theatres all over the world, including the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.