St. Petersburg is Russia’s western most city and the classiest corner of Europe. Its historical architect gives a perfect theatrical character to this city. St. Petersburg also owns the privilege to host the Star of the White Nights Festival. Every summer during the mid-night sun Russia celebrates one of the biggest international arts festival in its 2nd largest city which also hosts the largest public participation in Russia for up to one million from inside as well as outside the country. This year its set last over a period of 74 days from 27 May to 2 August 2015.
The White Nights Festival entails a series of events including classical ballet, opera, Jazz concerts also performances by dancers, singers, musicians and actors, from Russia as well as international artists. Some memorable performances were done by Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Scorpions & others. The most popular event of this series is the Scarlet Sails – which became a tradition after World War II as a tribute to the classic 1922 children’s tale “Scarlet Sails” by Alexander Grin. Another much loved activity of this festival is where performers dress in costumes from the times of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great to reenact some of the historic events from that era.
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