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All About Town

Published: June 18, 2014 (Issue # 1816)



  • Celebrate Aliye Parusa on Friday, when the streets of the city will be awash with recent high-school school graduates.
    Photo: Alexander Belinky / SPT

Tuesday, 24

Enjoy a free classical concert at the State Capella Hall with music by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Grandage and Dvorak as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Melbourne (Australia) and St. Petersburg sister-city relationship.

For more information, visit www.corpusmedicorum.org.au.





 


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Sunday, Dec. 28


Prepare for the holidays at the Russian Winter New Year’s Fair on Moskovskaya Ploshchad, which concludes today after starting on Dec. 22. Games and attractions as well as numerous performances will be on offer for those looking to get into the spirit while numerous vendors will help make sure you have something for everyone on your list.



Monday, Dec. 29


Learn how the Swedes observe Christmas, or Jul, in their land of ice and snow, during aSwedish Christmas celebration at the Lermontov Children’s Library this afternoon at 4 p.m. Activities explaining and demonstrating Sweden’s cultural traditions will be accompanied by traditional dishes and sweets.



Tuesday, Dec. 30


Today is the final day of the Christmas Market at the Europolis shopping center on Polyustrovsky prospekt. Indulge your holiday sweet tooth by tucking into some gingerbread men, or attend one of the master classes that will teach you about how to make beautiful, festive decorations for your tree using only your hands.



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