Vologda is one of the most beautiful Russian cities. In its picturesque scenery you can feel the time, touch real history and get brand new experience. Use your chance to become a participant of one of the most colorful festivals in Vologda. Meet the exquisite architecture and rich heritage of Russian wooden architecture. Discover new facets of your creativity in the city on the banks of the river Vologda!
Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest cities in our country. The first mention of it is dated to the IX century. In Russia, Veliky Novgorod was called "the father of Russian cities," this city retained its venerable title to this day. The age and rich history is evidenced by the abundance of sights and museums that show artifacts of past eras. The architectural dominant of Veliky Novgorod is the Kremlin - Detinets. The unique monuments of the pre-Mongol period, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Saint Sophia Cathedral, dated to the XI century, the Yaroslavovo fortified settlement and the ancient bazaar, the Gostiny Dvor deserve to be visited. In Veliky Novgorod there is a monument to the Millennium of the Russian Statehood, which represents a consistent exposition of the main landmarks of the development of our state, depicts prominent political events and landmark people in the history of the country.
A new direction: a unique culture, traditions, rituals and customs. We are expanding our festival geography with the Karelian direction and invite you to open a new page in your creative practice at the competition in Sortavala!
Welcome to the hospitable capital of Armenia. One of the oldest cities in the world, located in the Ararat valley, will captivate the traveler with inspiring mountain landscapes, magnificent architecture, stately monuments, picturesque avenues and cozy streets. Open a new page in your creative practice - show your talent on "Open pages. Yerevan"!
VIII International festival of music and arts
"Sounds and colors of the white nights"
White nights are a special time in the life of St. Petersburg. Mentioned in poems and prose, these nights are like a magnet attracting those one, who is in love with art and dreams about it every second, searches for inspiration in every detail. "Sounds and colors of the white nights" is four days festival of art, of colorful performances by young artists, interesting excursions around the cultural capital of Russia and surrounding areas, useful master classes and trainings and many other things. Specially for teachers within the framework of the festival there will be round tables with jury members, where it will be possible to know the opinion of experienced artists and get valuable advice on revealing the creative potential of the kids.
Did you know that the genius Einstein wanted to teach at the Belarusian State University, the real doctor Aibolit lived in Minsk, and the first Russian Empress Catherine I, according to one version of her origin, was the daughter of a Minsk gardener? This is only part of the stories that the capital of Belarus cherishes carefully, spoiling its guests with fascinating stories. "Slavic Meetings" is an amazing contest in the Republic of Belarus! On one competitive stage here there are talents from the countries of the CIS and Europe, open to creative dialogue and international cooperation. Every year thousands of artists visit this amazing even with family atmosphere. The competition includes the organization and holding of events that are significantin the cultural life of the city, for example, a colorful gala concert with the best performances of talented children and youth.
A city with a 1000-year history, which absorbed the main features of two different world cultures, East and West, is often called the city of contrasts. Streets, parks and embankments surprise visitors with its beauty, mosques and orthodox cathedrals are forever remembered. We invite you to the capital of Tatarstan for our event. Free master classes from leading figures of culture and art, sightseeing tour around Kazan and accommodation in the best hotels - all for you. The program provides free time for walks around Kazan or additional excursions to the miraculous city of Sviyazhsk, the Bulgars or the Raifa monastery. If you dream of a bright and unforgettable journey, then welcome to Kazan with us!
Kaliningrad is a unique city, a small island in Russia with access to the Baltic Sea and located between Lithuania and Poland. During its history, the city had many names, but it was and remains one of the most beautiful places in Europe: the Cathedral, the Koenigsberg Exchange, the Cross Exaltation Cathedral, the Fish Village, the Royal Gates and other architectural monuments create a special look of the city. Participation in our evenr - it's exciting excursions, interesting master classes and a creative atmosphere!