Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary: how to celebrate it
Moscow is about to celebrate the famous Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary. Read this blog post and follow me in the discovery of the park’s history and importance, that have reached Europe and the USA as well, through a book, a movie and a song. Be ready to celebrate this event with nice activities and reconnect… Continue reading
Lenin and Nadezhda: husband and wife 116 years ago!
On July 22, 1898 Lenin married Nadezhda Krupskaya, to which he would later refer as his ideological “friend, comrade, and sister”. Lenin had come to know Nadezhda through her best friend, Apollinaria Yakubova, a young and beautiful girl with whom Lenin was romantically involved at the time of their meeting. Both Apollinaria and Nadezhda were members of the Marxist group of St.… Continue reading
St. Petersburg Celebrates its Anniversary!
May 27 is the 311 anniversary of Saint Petersburg and this is definitely worth a festival! The festival will take place this Sunday the 25th of May. The celebrations kicks off on 2 p.m. on St. Isaac’s Square. There you will find singers performing Russian songs. Against 5 p.m. make sure to find yourself in the city… Continue reading