Start dancing! Spring is bringing the best events to town

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Spring has started in St Petersburg and the best parties are starting too; check our list of the best concerts, parties, and events in town!

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Event: Moonlight at Angleterre
About: This weekend, don’t miss an opportunity to watch the Oscar-winning movie Moonlight in its original language. Watch the trailer here.
When: 3 March
Where: Angleterre Cinema, 24 Malaya Morskaya Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: 385 roubles
Language: English, Russian subtitles

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Event: Hacksaw Ridge
About: After a long break, the screening of anti-war movies will start again with Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, a movie based on the true story of a US army doctor during World War II.
When: 3 March
Where: Open Space, 34 Dostoevskogo Ulitsa, 34 St Petersburg, 191119
Price: Free, register here.
Language: English, Russian subtitles

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Event: Prequel
About: Get ready for a night of house music at the unique St Petersburg club DOT. Entrance is free if you repost the event.
When: 3 March
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: Free (or 200 roubles if you do not repost the link here)
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Event: Nobel 4.0
About: Start the spring with one of the best techno events of the season, the long-awaited Nobel 4.0. The line-up will include DJs from all over the world like Ancient Methods, Abdulla Rashim, Umwelt, Ekman, Yuka, and many more. Find the complete line-up here. Buy your ticket here.
When: 4 March
Where: Nobel, 17k7 Pirogovskaya Naberejnaya, St Petersburg, 194044
Price: 900 roubles
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Event: Concert Markscheider Kunst
About: Founded by a group of geology students, the ska band from St Petersburg plays a mix of afro-rock, soukous, ska, and reggae with an additional touch of Russian musical influence. Buy your ticket here. Find their music here.
When: 4 March
Where: Erarta, 2 29th Line of Vasilievsky Ostrov, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: From 500 to 1,000 roubles
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Event: Open and Big Data Hackathon
About: The Open City Foundation and the Greenhouse of Social Technologies (Теплица социальных технологий ) are happy to announce the fifth annual festival of open and big data that will be held in St Petersburg. Both representatives of NGO’s and independent journalists are invited to take part. Find more information and submit your application here.
When: 4 and 5 March
Where: Ingria, 3 Medikov Prospekt, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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Event: Concert of Stars of World Musicals: Drew Sarich (USA), Kevin Tarte (USA) and Kirill Gordeev (Russia)
About: Experience the unique international concert of stars of Broadway and West End, Europe, and Russia. The artists will sing well-known hits from the musicals Jesus Christ – Superstar, Jekyll and Hyde, Les Miserables, Dance of the Vampires, Rocky, and other modern hits. The performance will be accompanied by an orchestra conducted by Maestro Alexey Nefedov, who will take care of the rocky and energetic atmosphere. Watch a short teaser to the concert here.
When: 4 March
Where: Palace of Culture, Lensovet D.42,Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: 600 to 5,000 roubles
Language: English, German, Russian

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Event: Max Frei festival
About: The festival will be dedicated to the works of Max Frei, a popular Russian fantasy writer. The organisers prepared master classes for drawing in the sand and a lecture about Tarot cards. You will be able to play hundreds of board games, take part in quizzes and competitions, and dance to live music.
When: 5 March, from noon to 7pm
Where: Friends Library, Moskovskoye sh., 2, St Petersburg, 196158
Price: Free
Language: Russian

Event: International Education
About: Are you interested in learning a foreign language and studying abroad? Then this event will certainly find an answer to your questions. Discover different language and study programmes in the UK, Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, and more. Don’t forget to submit your application, follow the link here.
When: 5 March
Where: Hotel Astoria, 39 Bolshaya Morskaya Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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Event: T2 Trainspotting
About: (+18) T2 Trainspotting is a 2017 British black comedy drama film, set in and around Edinburgh, Scotland. The film is directed by Danny Boyle and written by John Hodge, based on characters created by Irvine Welsh in his novel Trainspotting and its follow-up Porno.
When: 8 March
Where: Avrora Cinema, 60 Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 350 roubles
Language: English with Russian subtitles

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