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Posts by: Zoran.Trevisan - Page 5

02 Sep
2013
One of the most distinctive and recognizable items produced in Russia is the Matryoshka doll (матрёшка). A Matryoshka is a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size, each one depicting the same subject, placed one into the other. The most common subject is a Russian countryside woman in a traditional red dress. However, the themes ...
30 Aug
2013
Divo Ostrov (Диво Остров) is an amusement park in St. Petersburg. It has nothing to envy to amusement parks in Europe or America. Some of its attractions are among the best (and riskiest) attractions in the world. However, there are also more classic attractions that are less risky: bumper car, carousels, and a panoramic wheel ...
29 Aug
2013
New Holland (Новая Голландия) island in St. Petersburg organizes a funny and interesting event between 12 am and 6 pm on September 1: the Day of Useless Knowledge (День Бесполезных Знаний). On that day, New Holland will become a scientific center, where “experts” in every laboratory will teach useless skills to visitors. You will come across strange ...
28 Aug
2013
Top 5 Iconic Russian comedies Cinema is one of Russia’s finest arts. Here we present a countdown of Russian Soviet comedies. They have become cult movies in Russia, with many quotes used in everyday conversations. 5) Office Romance (Служебный роман) Sluzhebny Roman is a soviet movie by Eldar Ryazanov, premiered in 1977. It is the ...
27 Aug
2013
Daiquiri Bar (Бар Дайкири) is the first proper “cocktail bar” created in St. Petersburg. Its style is similar to bars in New York, London and Paris. However, it is not only similar in style: everything else resembles Western cocktail bars, like the drinks and the location (in the center of the city). With its comfortable, ...
26 Aug
2013
While working at Liden & Denz my tasks included editing content for the marketing department and helping run the social media for the school. I also discovered more about the city I lived in by writing about my favourite places and experiences for the blog. This made me realise that I actually knew St. Petersburg ...
23 Aug
2013
The anniversary of Ivan IV’s birth occurs this Sunday (August 25). Ivan IV (Иван IV) is probably the most famous Tsar of the first royal dynasty in Russia, the Ruriks. He is infamously known for its nickname, “The Terrible” (Грозный). However, this nickname was not used by the people in a negative way: the Russian ...
22 Aug
2013
Loft Project Etazhi (Лофт Проект ЭТАЖИ) is a cultural centre in a building in Ligovsky Prospekt (Лиговский проспект). The complex is five-stories tall, and completely managed by students. Although it’s still not very famous among tourists, it is always crowded by locals. The five floors, which previously belonged to a bakery, now host two modern ...
22 Aug
2013
Yesterday, Liden & Denz students went on an excursion at Baltika Brewery in St. Petersburg. Despite the fact that beer is not a traditional drink in Russia, Baltika Brewery (Пивоваренная компания Балтика) is still one of the biggest factories producing beer in all Europe. In fact, it is bigger than any factory in the UK ...
20 Aug
2013
The Alexander Nevsky Monastery (Александро–Невская лавра) is located at the heart of St. Petersburg, just at the end of Nevsky Prospect. As many other things in the city, the the idea of the Monastery belongs to Peter the Great. Peter’s purpose was to commemorate the Neva Battle that supposedly took place where now the Monastery ...