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City news, 18.05.2006 15:46

St. Petersburg’s birthday

St. Petersburg’s birthday The 303rd city birthday will be celebrated for three days (may, 26-28). Traditional review of military schools and also delivery of literary, art and sciens premiums will take place on May, 26. The May, 27 will begin with presenting gifts to the city. The traditional carnaval parade in Nevskiy prospect will be opened at 14.00. Tourists and city dwellers dressed in carnaval costumes will get a discount in some shops. Moreover The Icecream Festival will take place at the same time. In the evening the city will see a salute.

On May, 28 the celebration will continue in every region of the city. Military brass band parade and an exhibition of national crafts will occur that day. On June, 1 and 4, the Kronshtadtsky and Petrodvortsovy regions will show the street theatres festivals.

On May, 27, at 12.00 Petrodvorets opens its fountains.

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