Starfall in St Petersburg: Ten events this week that you really shouldn’t miss

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This week in St Petersburg: Learn how to eat in an environmentally friendly way, enjoy the best movies, concerts and dance classes in the city

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Event: EcoCup in St Petersburg
About: Starting from today St Petersburg will offer a series of events dedicated to food and environment. The programme consists of a series of movies, workshops and talks that will shed a light on how to eat in a more environmentally friendly way. Find the complete programme and reserve your seat here.
When: From Thursday 10 August to Wednesday 30 August
Where: Find the locations here
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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Event: British Documentary Film Festival
About: New Holland and the British Council are proud to present St Petersburg’s first In Focus documentary film festival, which includes screenings of award-winning works by contemporary directors, inspired by cult figures in British culture. The festival will take place in six cities across Russia from the 1st to the 15th of August 2017. Check out the details in the link provided.
When: Thursday 10 August to Sunday 13 August
Where: New Holland Island, St Petersburg, 190121
Price: Free
Language: English with Russian subtitle

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Event: Sailing Champions League
About: This weekend allocate some time to see the ultimate racing battle in the Neva river where the European champions from different countries will compete in 20 teams.
When: Friday 11 August to Sunday 13 August
Where: Gor’kovskaya metro station, St Petersburg, 197101
Price: Free

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Event: Starry Nights in the Planetarium
About: August in the best month for observing the night sky. This week, especially on 11 and 12 August, you’ll have the chance to see an amazing starfall in St Petersburg’s sky.
When: Friday 11 August and Saturday 12 August
Where: The Planetarium, 4 Aleksandrovsky Park, St Petersburg, 197101
Price: 100 roubles per hour

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Event: Music concert of minimalists composers
About: Find the complexity of life in simplicity of the rhythm. Make the best out of your Sunday evening with minimalistic performances from various musicians.
When: Sunday 13 August
Where: 2, 29 Line of Vasilievsky Island, St Petersburg, 199106
Price: From 400 to 5000 roubles

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Event: “Zhivoi”, non-profit music festival
About: Here is that free summer festival you have been waiting for. The largest non-profit musical festival of the Northern capital “Zhivoi” celebrates its anniversary this year. On the stage this year, band like Pilot, Animal Jazz, Torba-on-Kruche, Ploshchad Vosstaniya, Pravada, German band JUNO17 and more than 20 artists will perform.
When: Saturday 12 August and Sunday 13 August
Where: TRK, LETO, 25 Pulkovskoe sh., K1 1,. А, St Petersburg, 196240
Price: Free

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Event: Summertime SHAG
About: It’s time to swing! This weekend immerge yourself in a dance workshop with Lesha Kalinin and Lena Gorbachev. Still not convinced? Check out this video and get inspired.
When: Sunday 13 August
Where: Summertime Swing School, 6 Chekhova Ulitsa, 191014, St Petersburg
Price: To be announced here
Language: Russian

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Event: International Party in St Petersburg
About: Sunday is networking day in St Petersburg! Meet new people, enlarge your circle of friends and have a great time in a cosy bar-restaurant in the city centre with games, music and more.
When: Sunday 13 August
Where: Botanique Bar, 5P Karpovki Embankment, St Petersburg, 197022
Price: Free
Language: English, Russian

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Event: Literary Magazine Etazhi Comes to St Petersburg
About: For all the poetry lovers, here is an event that you cannot miss. On Friday the Russian literary magazine Etazhi will host an event to celebrate its 2 year anniversary. At the event many authors of the magazine will present their work, if you are still not familiar with the magazine follow the link here.
When: Friday 11 August
Where: 23 Vladimirsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, 191002
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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Event: Elvis Presley’s Day
About: At 40 years from his death St Petersburg remembers one of the biggest voices of the American rock. Listen to his most famous songs, enjoy St Petersburg best beer and 20% discount on American whiskey.
When: Wednesday 16 August
Where: Craft Bier cafe, 6 Gagarinskaya, St Petersburg, 191187
Price: Free
Language: Russian

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