Best festivals, parties and other happenings in St Petersburg this week

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Prospekt’s weekly selection of best events in St Petersburg helps you paint your days of the week with social gatherings, lectures and cultural happenings, and then, rainbow colour your weekend with jampacked parties, game nights and music festivals

(Photo credit: Facebook/ Tandoor Indian Restaurant / Индийский ресторан “Тандур”‎Monsoon party)

Event: Monsoon Party
About: If you are a Bollywood fan or simply a lover of Indian cuisine you cannot miss this Thursday’s Monsoon Party with Indian songs, dances, and Indian food. Reservation is required, call the number 312-38-86 to reserve a table
When: Thursday 6 July
Where: Tandoor Indian Restaurant, 10 Admiraltesky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: Free

(Photo credit: Facebook/ Russian Social‎Networking Evening in St. Petersburg)

Event: Networking evening in St Petersburg
About: The next informal Russian Social in St Petersburg will take place at the Social Club this Thursday at 6.30pm. Entrance is allowed only upon confirmed registration. Send them a personal message here to confirm your participation.
When: Thursday 6 July
Where: Social Club, 40 Rubinshteina ulitsa, 191002, St Petersburg
Price: Free
Language: Russian and English

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Event: Stereoleto 2017
About: Don’t miss the 16th annual hit music festival; this year, dedicated to what would have been Victor Tsoi’s 55th birthday. The festival will last for three days and it will include music, food and much. Find the complete programme here.
When: From Friday 7 July 7 to Sunday 9 July
Where: Elagin island, Kirov Central Park, St Petersburg, 197110
Price: From 1,800 to 4,500 roubles

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Event: Existence w/Pasha Sigmatic
About: This Friday, take the roof down at the Existence party in the cool atmosphere of Mosaique Club and dance the night away with all musical guests from Moscow’s Propaganda Club.
When: Friday 7 July
Where: Mosaique club, 2 Konyushennaya Ploshchad, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: 200 roubles

(Photo credit: Facebook/ BanDeSpiel в CraftBierCafe!!!)

Event: BanDeSpiel at CraftBierCafe
About: Quest night at Craft Bier Cafe for those game lovers who are not really into clubbing and big parties on a Saturday night, but don’t want to stay home either. Brush up your Russian skills, make new friends and if you’re good at games, win a prize!
When: Saturday 8 July
Where: 6 Gagarinskaya ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191187
Price: Free
Language: Russian

(Photo credit: Facebook/ Junktion в DOT – Untold live (UK) – 08/09 июля)

Event: Junktion at DOT
About: For all the lovers of electronic music, you cannot miss Saturday’s event at the most unique St Petersburg club DOT. This week the stage will host the British electronic producer Untold, find his music here.
When: Saturday 8 July
Where: DOT, 30 Kozhevennaya liniya, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: From 400 to 800 roubles

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Event: Friendly Sale x Too Big Too Small
About: Clear out your wardrobe and make some space for new garments and accessories, at this Sunday’s flea market at Taiga. You’ll be able to find everything you need for a convenient price. The programme also includes music, snacks and drinks.
When: Sunday 9 July
Where: Taiga Space, 20 Palace Embankment, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: Free

(Photo credit: Facebook/ The Travel Shake‎Treasures of Hermitage Collection)

Event: Treasure of Hermitage Collection
About: The art history course Treasures of Hermitage Collection offers unique insight into art history from the Renaissance to Neo Classicism through lectures and site visits.
The lectures take place in the spectacular W Hotel, which is located 5 minutes away by foot from the Hermitage and Russian Museums.
When: From Monday 10 July to Saturday 15 July
Where: 6 Voznesensky Prospekt, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: To apply for a course and see the prices, contact
Language: English

(Photo credit: Facebook/ Stackenschneider‎MixCult Night)

Event: MixCult Night
About: Occupy two huge dance floors for two nights of nonstop techno music with DJs from MixCult record label. It’s time to free the party animal inside you!
When: Saturday 8 July to Sunday 9 July
Where: 2 Konyushennaya ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: Free entry with face control

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Event: Cider Improv
About: For a perfect Sunday activity, enjoy a night of comedy improvisations and, of course, Russian ciders at Papravka bar. No scripts, no preparation, no repetitiveness! Experience the new theatrical genre of comedy which is quickly gaining popularity in St Petersburg these days.
When: Sunday 9 July
Where: Papravka Bar, 20 Fontanka river, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 300 roubles including a welcome drink
Language: Russian

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