Weekend in Petersburg

Zavtra, Somov in the Russian Museum, an exhibition of non-conformists and "Intelligent flea market"

On the photo: Ivan Dorn / Zavtra

Festivals

Zavtra

The main summer festivals of St. Petersburg - Present Perfect, Gamma and VK Fest - have already passed, but life does not end, and in August, citizens will be offered several more interesting events. The most important event of this weekend seems to be the Zavtra festival, dedicated to rational consumption and respect for the outside world. Several thematic zones with lectures, master classes and presentations of eco-projects will be broken up on the territory of Sevcable, and the headliners of the music program will be Zaz, Ivan Dorn and the owner of Grammy, soloist and bassist Richard Bona.


When

August 10 and 11

Where

Sevcable Port

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"World music"

The international festival of ethnic music will be held in the courtyard and concert halls of the Sheremetev Palace (Museum of Music). The event will last two days, the Moldavian rock band Zdob si Zdub, the Tuvan rockers Khoomei Beat, the ethno-jazz ensemble Seven Eight Band, the electronic duet from Latvia ZeMe and other artists who translate traditional music into modern musical language will take the stage. The organizers also envisioned a parallel program: guests will be introduced to ethnic musical instruments - from balalaika to electro-acoustic kalimba.


When

August 10 and 11

Where

Sheremetev Palace

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"Alive!"

Free music festival "Live!" will be held on the square near the shopping and entertainment complex "Summer" (Pulkovo highway). Noize MC, Anacondaz, "Animal Jazz", as well as lesser-known musicians, including winners of the qualifying rounds from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Veliky Novgorod and Pskov, will perform for the public. On the site will open sports grounds, a children's tent, a space with board games and a food court.


When

August 10 and 11

Where

TRC Summer"

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On the photo: "Konstantin Somov. On the 150th anniversary of his birth"

Exhibitions

"Konstantin Somov. On the 150th anniversary of his birth"

The main summer exhibition for the Russian Museum. A retrospective of Konstantin Somov (one of the most important representatives of the World of Art association) was the first in the last 50 years (along with an exposition in KGallery). Visitors were presented more than 100 paintings and graphic works: portraits, genre compositions, landscapes from the collections of several museums and private collections. The project was timed to the 150th anniversary of the artist.


When

Since august 8

Where

Mikhailovsky castle

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"Moscow - Leningrad. Nonconformism of the 1950-1980s"

Not long (the exposition will work less than a month), but an important exhibition opened in the KGallery gallery on the Fontanka embankment. The works of Moscow and Leningrad non-conformists of the second half of the 20th century were exhibited there. Guests will be able to see paintings by the famous avant-garde artist Anatoly Zverev and other no less eminent artists: Oscar Rabin, Anatoly Belkin, Evgeny Mikhnov-Voitenko. The format of the exposition will resemble apartment exhibitions of the times of the USSR.


When

Since august 7

Where

Kgallery

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Sound sculptures by Sergey Filatov

Sergey Filatov was a participant in the main program of the 58th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art. For the exposition at Erarta, he designed sound sculptures that generate sound in real time through the use of various technologies. Together, art objects create a holistic audio installation that follows the principle of multidimensionality and continuous variability.


When

Since august 8

Where

Erarta

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Pictured: Size Pier / Popoff Kitchen in RAF25

Concerts and parties

Popoff Kitchen at RAF25

The main Moscow gay party arrives at the RAF25 club, working in a former bomb shelter. As part of the event, they will hold a show case of the French Champ Libre formation, and SpunOff, Size Pier, Paàl, Broken Record and Marina Bibik will appear on the stage.


When

10th of August

Where

RAF25

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Jennifer Lopez at CCM

Another St. Petersburg concert for those who are nostalgic for zero. After Christina Aguilera and Rammstein, pop diva Jennifer Lopez arrives in the city (she will perform at SKK Petersburg). They began to prepare for the Lopez concert in St. Petersburg in advance: on July 24 (the singer’s birthday) on the facade of one of the hotels the inscription “It's my party” was made up of glowing windows.


When

11th August

Where

CCM

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On the photo: frame from the film "Great Beauty"

Movie

Moscow Film School Day

Moscow projects continue to intervene in St. Petersburg - after the Gogol School and the British, an educational event in the city is organized by the Moscow Film School. On Saturday, at the Mayak School of Creative Industries (New Holland), St. Petersburg residents will be offered lectures from MSK curators and industry practitioners, as well as graduation theses. In addition, guests will be able to ask questions about entering the school and studying at it.


When

10th of August

Where

School "Lighthouse"

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Show "Great Beauty"

In August, the Museum of Soviet slot machines on Konyushennaya Square will hold a series of film screenings "for those who have not gone on vacation" (all films take place in different European capitals). The cycle will be opened by showing contemporary Italian classics - "Great Beauty" by Paolo Sorrentino.


When

August 9th

Where

Museum of Soviet slot machines

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On the photo: "Intelligent flea market"

As well as

"Intelligent flea market"

An important city market continues to wander around various St. Petersburg venues - in August, the organizers decided to return to the Lenpolygraphmash technopark. Things will not be limited to vintage things: visitors will be offered a rich cultural program with Berlin techno, dancing, environmental workshops and food from the Futura bistro.


When

10th of August

Where

"Lenpolygraphmash"

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"Clean Games"

The project "Clean Games" is growing and developing - after the launch of the regional eco-quest "Wheel Hunt", the organizers decided to return to St. Petersburg. The garbage collection campaign will take place on Kanonersky Island, students from different countries and citizens will take part in it: they all have to collect and share the garbage, as well as solve environmental puzzles. Teams from two to four people are invited to participate, prizes will be awarded to the winners.


When

11th August

Where

Gunner island

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X-Waters swim around the Peter and Paul Fortress

The weather in St. Petersburg is still difficult to call summer, but thrill-seekers can try themselves in the swim from the international project X-Waters. The event will be held on Sunday afternoon, participants will have to swim one or two circles around the Peter and Paul Fortress. Beautiful views and a sea of ​​adrenaline are guaranteed, registration will be closed tonight (at 22:00).


When

11th August

Where

Peter-Pavel's Fortress

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"Digital Walk"

Ziferburg free space continues the tradition of outdoor events on the shore of Lake Ladoga: the second trip to the ecological camping Ladoga.land (we talked about this space) will take place this weekend. Participants will be led there along picturesque paths, and on the site itself, tourists will be able to swim, play sports, listen to an open-air concert and do yoga. Respect for the environment is imperative (the main principle of camping is not to leave marks), so you have to take all the plastic brought with you.


When

August 10 and 11

Where

Ladoga.land

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Quest "The Sea is Calling"

August 10 will celebrate the Day of Fair Wind - an unofficial holiday of travelers and sailors around the world. To this date, the St. Petersburg project "Open City" has prepared a city quest dedicated to the history of the Russian fleet. The participants will start in the Alexander Park and will pass along the entire Petrograd side (including, of course, the Peter and Paul Fortress). In two hours, they will find out where the vest came from, for what marine nodes are used and how to transmit messages with flags.


When

10th of August

Where

Alexandrovsky park

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Days of the Ural Industrial Biennale

St. Petersburg has long been debating whether the city needs its own biennale of contemporary art, so Masters decided to introduce the townspeople to one of the most successful art projects in Russia. Within two days, lectures and discussions will be held at the school, the speakers will be the commissioner of the Biennale Alisa Prudnikova and the curator of the Main project, Shaoyu Ven. The main events are scheduled for Thursday, but on Friday there will be something to listen to. In the evening, the chief editor of the Masters Journal, Elena Yushina, will conduct an open interview with representatives of the Ural Industrial Biennale, who will talk about their curatorial experience.


When

August 8 and 9

Where

Masters School

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photos: cover, 2 - Russian Museum, 1 - Masterskaya, 3 - Salvatore Caputo, 4 - "A-One Films", 5 - Costumery "Golitsyn"

Watch the video: intelligent flea market (November 2019).

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