Let the summer begin: top events from 1 June to 7 June

(Photo credit: Yao Von)

Exams are over and the sun is shining, it is time to finally enjoy the white nights and the magnificent events that St Petersburg has to offer: This week don’t miss the opening of the summer season at DOT, the Urban Culture Festival at the Street Art Museum and more

(Photo credit: QUEER TANGO CLUB‎Queer tango festival 2017 SPb)

Event: Queer Tango Festival 2017 SPb
About: Live your the most magic fantasy on the dance floor! Mysterious worlds, fantastic characters and best fairytailes will find you at third Queer Tango Festival!
Dream and trust you wishes living the world of the Little Prince and becoming Alice in Wonderland just for one night. Get ready for a real ball at Milonga The Beauty and the Beast.
Taste authentic atmosphere of the mysterious East at Milonga Arabian Nights. Buy your tickets here.
When: Thursday 1 June to Tuesday 6 June
Where: 4 Constantina Zaslonova Ulit, 191119 St Petersburg
Price: From 500 to 1,200 roubles

(Photo credit: ArtPokaz‎Господин Никто / Mr. Nobody, 2009)

Event: Mr Nobody Screening
About: Mr Nobody is a 2009 award winning science fiction drama film written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael and starring Jared Leto. The film tells the life story of Nemo Nobody, a 118-year-old man who is the last mortal on Earth after the human race has achieved quasi-immortality.
When: Friday 2 June
Where: Rodina Kino, 12 Karavannaya Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 250 roubles
Language: English with Russian subtitles

(Photo credit: Education USA Russia‎Санкт-Петербург. Speed dating и знакомство со студентами США)

Event: Speed Dating with American Students
About: Are you interested in studying in the US? Do you want to find a language partner to improve your English or simply meet new people? Then do not miss the speed dating event on Friday, in order to participate you need to register here.
When: Friday 2 June
Where: Freedom Palace, 7 Kazanskaya, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: Free
Language: English

(Photo credit: Festa Della Repubblica Italiana- Il Milanese)

Event: Festa Della Repubblica Italiana
About: On 2 June Italy celebrates the National Day and Republic Day and for all the Italians away from home the restaurant Il Milanese in Liteyniy Prospekt will host a special dinner with a 15% discount on the menu for all the Italian speakers.
When: Friday 2 June
Where: Il Milanese, 7 Liteyniy Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191187
Language: Italian

(Photo credit: Urban Culture Festival‎Urban Culture Festival в Петербурге)

Event: Urban Culture Festival
About: Here is the summery event you were looking for. For two days, the St Petersburg’s Street Art Museum will host more than 120 custom bikes, unique cars, street-dance shows, tattoo workshops, giant markets and dozens of other thematic zones. Buy your tickets here.
When: Saturday 3 June and Sunday 4 June
Where: 84, Shosse Revolyutsii (entrance from Umanskiy pereulok), St Petersburg , 195248
Price: 1,500 to 2,000 roubles
Language: —

(Photo credit: Hi-Hat‎Hi-Hat Rooftop #4 w/ Jimpster (UK))

Event: Hi-Hat Rooftop #4
About: Summer is here and rooftop parties have started in St Petersburg. Hi-Hat live nights is a summer project by Special Case  Event. The rooftop place in Petrogradskaya district next to the Botanical garden will open its doors to party animals with a huge dance floor, two bars, a restaurant, chill-out zone, amazing atmosphere and many DJs from Russia and around the world.
When: Saturday June 3
Where: Hi-Hat night club, 4 Aptekarskiy Prospekt, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: Free

(Photo credit: Tekstil Music‎Открытие летнего сезона DOT)

Event: Opening of the Summer Season at DOT
About: This weekend the famous club DOT will open the second summer season and the roof of the former leather factory. Buy your tickets here.
When: Saturday 3 June
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: Presale 800 roubles, at the door 1,500 roubles

(Photo credit: ра Евы / Eve’s Ribs‎Город женщин)

Event: Women’s City
About: It’s time to give voice to the feminists of St Petersburg. This weekend, don’t miss the programme of Women’s City (Город женщин) with feminist performance, events, lectures, and film screenings. The programme is open to all feminists and different groups of feminists in the city. Check the Facebook event here to find out more.
When: Saturday 3 June, from 6pm
Where: Birzhevoy Pereulok, St Petersburg, 199034
Price: Free
Language: Russian

(Photo credit: Студия событий “Морошка & Co”‎International party in Saint Peteresburg)

Event: International Party in St Petersburg: Mafia Game and Poker
About: Meet foreigners, locals, students, expats, tourists from all over the world in the next International Party in St Petersburg. This weekend in the programme besides drinks and food also karaoke and table games.
When: Sunday 4 June, from 7pm
Where: Fish and Chips Vosstaniya, 34 Ploshchad Vosstaniya, St Petersburg, 191036
Price: Free

(Photo credit: Roof Music Fest / Концерты на крышах‎Billy’s Band // концерт на крыше // 7 июня)

Event: Billy’s Band Concert
About: Hosted by Music Roof Fest, get ready for some cool folk performance by Billy’s Band. And of course, don’t forget to bring the roof down while your at one of the craziest clubs of St Petersburg, the Dot. Listen to one of their songs here and buy your tickets here.
When: Wednesday 7 June
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: 1,300 roubles


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