Ten unmissable events in St Petersburg this week

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Don’t miss the best events in St Petersburg this week, the 14th German week, amazing concerts, exhibitions, movies and parties

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Event: 14th German week in St Petersburg
About: This week St Petersburg will host the 14th German week, an entire week dedicated to German movies, cultural events, club nights and language courses. Find our selection of the best events here and the complete programme here.
When: Wednesday 5 April to 12 April
Where: Find the different locations here
Price: Prices vary according to the event, find more information here
Language: Russian, German

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Event: St Petersburg Fashion Week
About: From 6 to 9 April St Petersburg will host the yearly fashion week, presenting new trends for the Fall-Winter 2017-2018. The event is only open for professionals involved in the fashion industry. Although the opening celebrations have been cancelled due to the recent tragic events that occurred in St Petersburg on Monday, the business programme will go on. Find more information here.
When: Thursday 6 April to Sunday 9 April
Where: Novaya Stsena Aleksandrinskogo Theatre, 48A Reki Fontanka, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: Admission is free by invitation only
Language: –

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Event: Couchsurfing weekly meeting
About: Participate in the weekly Couchsurfing event in St Petersburg on Thursday. It’s so wonderful to meet new friends from all around the world to chat with nice, open, friendly people or just to have a drink in good company.
When: Thursday 6 April
Where: Art Cafe, Eastern Africa, 13 Pechatnika Grigoryeva Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191119
Price: Free
Language: English

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Event: Concert 65daysofstatic
About: The famous instrumental electronic post/math rock band, formed in Sheffield, England. Their music combines heavy guitar, keyboard, and live and electronic drums in the style of Aphex Twin. 65daysofstatic are famous for the imitations of electronic interference in their songs. The band recently released their new album No Man’s Sky and will play songs from it on their spring tour. Find more concerts here.
When: Friday 7 April
Where: Erarta Museum, 29th Line of Vasilievsky Ostrov, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: 1,500 to 10,000 roubles. Find your ticket here.

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Event: Faust (opera in 5 acts)
About: (+12) Faust is a 19th century grand opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe‘s tragedy Faust, Part One. Christian Knapp will be the conductor of the opera. Don’t miss your only chance in April to see the dark legend attempting to steal your soul.
When: Saturday April 8
Where: Mariinsky Theatre I, 34 Dekabristov Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: 1,400 to 4,200 roubles
Language: French, Russian

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Event: Pulse w/ Privacy (Lobster Theremin, Berlin)
About: Party at Mosaique club with German musicians from Berlin Community Radio featuring the release of the new album Lobster Theremin.
When: Saturday 8 April
Where: Mosaique club, 2 Konyushennaya Ploshchad, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: 400 roubles

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Event: Seals Don’t Cry (Club performance)
About: For the first time in The Place, the band Silver Wedding will present the project MICROCABARE with a performance called Seals Do Not Cry. The band includes Sveta Ben- vocal, concertina, ukulele and Artem Zalessky drums, electronics. Buy you tickets here.
When: Saturday 8 April
Where: The Place Club, 47 Marshala Govorova Ulitsa, St Petersburg, Russia, 198095
Price: 700 to 1,500 roubles

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Event: Alexey Aigui & Ensemble 4’33” Concert
About: Light classical concert with the theme Spring is Finally Here. Get your tickets here.
When: Sunday 9 April
Where: Erarta Stage, 2 29th Line Of Vasilievsky Ostrov, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: 800 to 6,000

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Event: Tim Burton Retrospective
About: There are not many filmmakers whose work delight intellectuals, critics and general audiences at the same time. Enter the fascinating, dark and unusual world of Tim Burton with a 4 day Tim Burton film festival in Avrora Cinema, featuring such iconic works as Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish, and Sleepy Hollow. Batman will be screened on the 12th.
When: Wednesday 12 April
Where: Avrora Cinema, 60 Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 400 roubles
Language: English with Russian subtitle

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Event: David Lynch – The Art Life (Documentary)
About: (+18) Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process. The documentary was first premiered at the Venice International Film Festival.
When: Wednesday April 12
Where: Avrora Cinema, 60 Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 300 roubles
Language: English with Russian subtitle

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