20/06/2018
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20 June

Local time (MSK)

10:00

Showing of mini-films at Planetarium No. 1 entertainment center in the region presentation area.

12:00

Briefing by Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria ZAKHAROVA on current foreign policy matters. The briefing will feature a video link-up with all city press centers in the 2018 FIFA World Cup host cities.

The event will take place at the Samara City Press Center at 14A Lenina Prospekt (City Library).

For the convenience of the media, and due to time constraints, we ask that your submit your questions in advance at media@footballcitymediacenter.ru  stating "Questions for Maria Zakharova" as the subject.

12:00 

Entertainers wearing Peter I and Catherine II costumes working in the region presentation area.

13:00

A silhouette artist, who creates unusual portraits with just scissors and paper, will demonstrate his craft at the region's presentation area.

15:00

News conferences on the preparations by St. Petersburg's Committee for Entrepreneurship and Consumer Market Development to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Participants:
— Elgiz KACHAEV, Chair, Committee for Entrepreneurship and Consumer Market Development of St. Petersburg;
— Alexander KABANOV, Head of Licensing, Committee for Entrepreneurship and Consumer Market Development of St. Petersburg;
— Eduard LATYPOV, President, Russian National Team Fan Club;
— Alexander ZASYAD-VOLK, Director, St. Petersburg State Center of Product, Work and Service Quality;
— Natalia PLOSHKINA, Senior Specialist, City Center for Advertising and Decorations.

15:00

Presentation by the Artist Mikhail Shemyakin Foundation at the region's presentation center. The exhibit features lithographs and seriographies from the "St. Petersburg Carnivals" series, photos and costumes from the Venetian carnival.

17:00

Tour to the Petrovskaya Akvatoria Historical Scale Model Museum.
Meeting time and place: 16:50 at 4/1 Malaya Morskaya Street. Participation available only upon presenting a City Press Center badge.
Register in advance at the VisitPetersburg information desk in the region's presentation zone or by phone: +7 953 357 8153 (Diana Semyonova).

Throughout the day

City Sightseeing water tour: Main landmarks of the grand Neva. Participants can use an audio guide in Russian, English and Spanish. The boat departs every hour between 11:00 and 19:00, at 2 Admiralteiskaya Embankment (Lion Piers) or 21 Fontanka Embankment (Faberge Piers).
Preliminary registration is available at the Visit Petersburg stand in the region's presentation area.

 

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Briefing via video conference by Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova in 10 City Press Centers
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Planetarium No. 1 entertainment center