Last events before Christmas: happenings in St Petersburg (Dec 15-24)

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Christmas is coming and St Petersburg is preparing for the big celebrations with Christmas markets, and a series of unmissable events to enjoy your holidays.

 

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Event: Exhibition: October through the theatre 1917-1927
About: How did the revolution changed Russian theatre between 1917 and 1927? Starting this week, the Museum of Music will host a special exhibition with documentary pictures, posters, and sketches by avant-garde artists.
When: From 1 December to 15 January
Where: Museum of Music, 34 Fontanka river embankment, St Petersburg, Russia, 191014
Price: Find the tickets here
Language:

 

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Event: Yoga Prosto
About: Join the daily yoga classes at the creative space in Theatre Square. Classes start at 10am and at 8pm and last for 1 and a half hours.
When: Friday 15 December
Where: Theatrical Simply, Teatralnaya ploshchad, St Petersburg, 190000
Price: 350 roubles
Language: Russian and English

 

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Event: Films David Lynch
About: Enjoy the best movies by David Lynch at Rodina this weekend. On Friday the theatre will screen Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me and on Saturday Mulholland Drive. Both movies will be screened in the original language with Russian subtitles.
When: Friday 15 December
Where: Rodina Cinema, 12 Karavannaya Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191023
Price: 350 roubles
Language: English with Russian subs

 

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Event: Life and death of the modern media
About: For all journalism passionates this will be a discussion that you cannot miss. Special guests at the event will be the editor of local St Petersburg media Bumaga, Kirill Artemenko, and podcaster and videoblogger Grisha Prorokov. Register here to reserve your seats.
When: Friday 15 December
Where: Berthold Center, Civil 13-15, St Petersburg, 190031
Price: Free
Language: Russian

 

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Event: Christmas Charity Market
About: Enjoy a Christmassy atmosphere and find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. At the market, you will find sweets, handicrafts and much more.
When: Saturday 16 December and Sunday 17 December
Where: Annekirche, 8Б Kirochnaya Ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191028
Price: Free

 

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Event: International Party in St Petersburg
About: Keen on meeting some new people this weekend? Then don’t miss the weekly international party, with games, chats, and drinks.
When: Sunday 17 December
Where: Bar Pizzeria Al Capone, 7 Rue Joukovski, St Petersburg, 191014
Price: Free
Language: English, Russian

 

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Event: Craft Beer Festival

About: Try the best Russian beer and ciders in this two-day festival. 75 breweries of Russia and other CIS countries will take part in the celebration.
When: Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December
Where: Find the complete programme and the location here
Price: 500 roubles for one day and 700 roubles for both days
Language: —

 

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Event: Russian Speaking Club
About: Do not miss a chance to improve your Russian speaking skills or just to learn a couple of catchy phrases to impress your Russian friends. Taking place every Tuesday, these friendly meetings unites people who study Russian and want to practice it regularly.
When: Tuesday 19 November
Where: Room 432, 28 Grazhdansky prospekt, St Petersburg, 195220
Price: Free
Language: Russian and English

 

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Event: Kvartnik #5
About: Enjoy a music festival and discover the best of St Petersburg underground culture.
When: Sunday 17 December
Where: 90 Fontanka river embankment, St Petersburg, Russia, 191023
Price: Free
Language: —

 

Event: Life After the Zar
About: Enjoy the brilliant play Life After the Zar. The performance was awarded to the Golden Sofit Theater Award in 2014 in the nomination Best Acting Ensemble and was the winner of the prize in 2015.
When: Sunday 24 December
Where: 30 Furshtatskaya ulitsa, St Petersburg, 191028
Price: 800 roubles
Language: Russian

 

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Event: Opening JoJo Bar
About: A new bar is opening in St Petersburg, JoJo Bar, a place for good music, dancing and drinks. For the opening ceremony, the bar will have a special guest, the producer and DJ Gatilove.
When: Friday 22 December
Where: JoJo Bar, 2 Bolshaya Konyushennaya Street, St Petersburg, 191186
Price: Free
Language: —

 

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