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City news, 26.04.2004 18:11

Programme of celebration of the 59th Anniversary of the Victory Day in the World War II

Veterans All celebrations start on 27th April and end on 19th May.

On 27th April you can attend the VIII Festival of the young people collectives of amateur creative performances, which will take place in Oktyabrsky Grand Concert Hall (6, Ligovsky pr.) at 18:00.

On 28th April in the Palace of the young people’s creativity (3, M. Konyushennaya st.) a holiday meeting of the members of 'Labour reserves of the sieged days' Association will start at 13:00.

On 3rd May in Italyanskaya st., 25 an exhibition will open. It is dedicated to a heroic labour of the medical workers of Leningrad during the World War II years.

During the period from 3rd to 7th May you can visit holiday concerts organised for the World War II veterans, citizens of the sieged Leningrad and workers of the region, which will take place in the Palace of Culture named after À.Ì. Gorky (4, Stachek pr.).

On 5th May at 19:00 in the Palace of Culture named after I.I. Gaz (72, Stachek pr) will be held a 'Victorious May' meeting of the war veterans of different national cultural associations of Saint-Petersburg.

On 9th May you will be able to watch the march-past of the garrison’s forces on the Palace square which starts at 10.00. After that, starting from 12:00 you may participate in the wreath-laying mourning ceremony in the Piskarevskoye, Serafimovskoye Cemeteries, on the Victory square, etc. And at 13:00 there will be held grand concerts organised for the World War II veterans, citizens of the sieged Leningrad and workers of the region, in the Palace of Culture named after I.I. Gaz (72, Stachek pr).

News source: www.gov.spb.ru

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