Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

In this day, May 7th, was born one of the world known composers: Tchaikovsky (7 May 1840 in  Votkinsk and died 6 November 1893 in Saint-Petersburg). Tchaikovsky composed in all genres, but it is in orchestral music as symphonies, suites and concertos he deploys all his knowledge and gives the measure of his sense of… Continue reading

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The Winter Palace’s feline friends

Have you ever wished to live in the beautiful and majestic Hermitage? Well, there are over 50 cats living your dream. Some are chilling in the inner courtyard while others sneak around the baroque walls and disappear in the courts which are closed for visitors. Although many people think that these kittens are tolerated strays… Continue reading

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