7 days of summer: 10 events for your week to shine bright like the sun

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Happy first day of summer! Here is our weekly selection of the best events in town–concerts and rooftop parties, movie screenings, exhibitions and social gatherings

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Event: Tata Christiane, avant-garde summer fashion show
About: Who doesn’t like to shop when it’s summer? Enjoy the seasonal collection of clothing at the Supershop concept store, presenting work by avant-garde Berlin-based designer Tara Christiane. And then grab a drink with the cool people of Pif-Paf bar and dance the night away with a live performance by their DJs.
When: Friday 23 June
Where: Pif-Paf bar, 31 Gribodova Kanal, st Petersburg, 191186
Price: Free

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Event: CENTRE DE GRAVITÉ. The force of gravity. Photo project
About: The Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art presents the Franco-Russian Project Centre De Gravite, in which photographers and journalists from four different countries tried to create an image of contemporary Russia.
When: Friday 23 June to 7 August
Where: Erarta Museum, 2, 29 Line of Vasilievsky Island, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: 500 roubles admission tickets

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Event: NIP Anniversary Symposium
About: Are you Dutch or a Dutch culture enthusiast? The Netherlands Institute invites you to the NIP anniversary symposium which will take place the whole day at the New Stage of the Alexandrinksy Theatre in the heart of St Petersburg. The afternoon will include a series of lectures and discussions relating to the main theme: the influence of Russian ideas on Dutch culture in the early 20th century. A unique symphonic experience presented by Peter Barthel and the Grieg Pianoduo will follow. By the end of the evening, the day will be concluded with a drink.
When: Friday June 23
Where: Alexandrinsky Theatre New Stage, 49A Fontanka River embankment, St Petersburg, 191011
Price: Free
Language: English

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Event: Impact
About: (+18) Be part of this epic weekend of creative music and nonstop partying on rooftops at Dot Club, where reality and illusion will come together and you can drink the synergic night away with cool musicians. Buy your tickets here.
When: Friday 23 to Saturday 24 June
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: 300 roubles

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Event: Artillery: Second Shot
About: Grafit Studio welcomes all art lovers to their Artillery event to share a unique experience. They merge different types of art together for one day, with lectures, demos and workshops in 2D and 3D art, sculpture, animation, traditional art, sketching and more. Meet their guests from all over the world, and socialise with celebrities and simply amazing people
When: Saturday June 24
Where: Modern Art Museum, 74ц naberezhnaya Obvodnogo kanala, St Petersburg, 190013
Price: —

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Event: Common Ground. Exhibition
About: This summer the Anna Nova Art Gallery will play host to a unique exhibition featuring works by a group of young American artists. The Common Ground exhibition explores the New York art scene and the role of the artist’s assistant—a figure that returned to the world of art in the 1960s after a long absence.
When: Saturday 24 June
Where: Anna Nova Art Gallery, 28 Zhukovskovo ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191014
Price: Free

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Event: Documentary I Am Heath Ledger
About: Don’t miss the screening of the fantastic 2017 documentary I Am Heath Ledger, in which the friends and family of the late actor Heath Ledger remember his life and career.
Watch the trailer of the movie here and buy your tickets here.
When: Saturday 24 June
Where: Avrora Cinema, 60 Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 400 roubles
Language: English

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Event: Hi-Hat Rooftop #7
About: Speaking of summer, how about another rooftop party? Hi-Hat live Nights is a summer project by Special Case Event.
The rooftop place in the 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 24 June
Where: Hi-Hat night club, 4 Aptekarskiy Prospekt, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: Free

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Event: Medzhikul live show
About: If you like electronic music and you enjoy a bit of light jazz, don’t miss the Medzhikul concert at Hi-Hat night club. Here you can watch one of their live shows.
When: Sunday 25 June
Where: Hi-Hat night club, 4 Aptekarskiy Prospekt, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: 1,000 roubles

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Event: The Snow Maiden
About: Don’t miss your chance to see the classic tale in a prologue and four acts at the majestic Mariinsky Theatre where it was premiered for the first time in 1882. The 4-hour long performance will have synchronised Russian and English supertitles. Buy your tickets here.
When: Monday 26 June
Where: Mariinsky Theatre II, 34 Dekabristov Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: 1,200 to 4,300 roubles
Language: Russian and English

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