St. Petersburg Open Air Music Festivals Summer 2018

It’s summer in St. Petersburg, and that means it’s time for open air music festivals! As in previous years, there’s a bit of everything for everyone: from classical concerts to techno raves, I’ve snooped the local афиши (afishi, “billboards”) for the biggest events coming up these next weeks. I hope you’ll get to visit some… Continue reading

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The Leningrad Rock Scene During Perestroika – Viktor Tsoi and Kino

If you walk around the city on any evening (when it doesn’t rain) you will witness tens of street bands playing live rock music. If the tune is catchy, the lyrics are in Russian, and everyone is singing along, chances are – they’re playing a Kino song. Viktor Tsoi and Kino Kino was an incredibly… Continue reading

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Internship at Liden & Denz – Round 2!

Привет всем! Я вернулась! I’m back in St. Petersburg, and back at Liden & Denz, and again as an intern! It was such a great experience the first time, I had to do it over. It’s been almost two long years since I left this city, my friends and my glamorous Russian life. It’s so… Continue reading

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Sleepless in St. Petersburg – hello from interns Alexandra and Izabela

Izabela and Alexandra - Interns in Russia

Meet our new interns! Alexandra from Germany and Izabela from Slovakia are studying Russian and interning as bloggers at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. In their first post, they talk about their love of the city, their first impressions of Russia and the reasons to come back again and again. Alexandra St. Petersburg seems… Continue reading

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Crossing Paths in St. Petersburg – new interns at Liden & Denz

Louis: Hi Stacey, you’re also starting as an intern here at Liden & Denz, I was wondering how you first got interested in learning Russian, it’s such a unique language! Stacey: I graduated from my university with a degree in Foreign languages and decided to pick one to focus my career on. It’s a Goldilocks… Continue reading

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