Leningrad – The Russian rock band that holds nothing back

Leningrad live

If there is one Russian music group that dares to push the bounds of social propriety, it is Leningrad. Founded in 1997 by Sergey Shnurov, they’ve been winding up the political elites of Russia since then. The former Mayor of Moscow even banned them playing in the city for a while. Their reputation, or perhaps… Continue reading

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St. Petersburg: the place for music lovers!

Musician's shoes in purple smoke

Saint Petersburg is called “The capital of Russian rock”, but this definition doesn’t give the idea of how much music is alive through the streets of this culturally thriving city. There is something for all tastes: while walking along the central streets in the evening it is not uncommon, through the windows of the cafes,… Continue reading

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Russian daily: Россия 1, Россия 24, Planeta RTR

Russian daily

Russian daily: Россия 1, Россия 24, Planeta RTR Foreign language skills are hard to acquire and to develop, therefore Russian daily experience could help! Because, there is not only grammar, vocabulary, syntax, pronunciation, etc; there is also a need to understand, at least to a certain extent, the context and the cultural background in which,… Continue reading

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Bosco Fresh Fest 2014

Weekend is coming ! It is time to plan what you will do and find great ideas! So if you love music and festivals here’s a good plan! 24th and 25th of May, in Muzeon Park of Arts will be the Bosco Fresh Fest, the third edition with an international program. On the first day… Continue reading

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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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