03 July

Local time (MSK)


Entertainers wearing Peter I and Catherine II costumes.


News conference before the round of 16 match between Sweden and Switzerland, to be held in St. Petersburg on July 3, on Swiss fans' impressions of Russia and St. Petersburg.
— Arbi ABUBAKAROV, Deputy Chairman, Committee for External Relations, St. Petersburg Administration; head, Department of Foreign Economic Cooperation;
— Pierre CHABLOZ, Consul General, Swiss Embassy in the Russian Federation, head, Consulate Department.


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


News conference on Dostoyevsky Day held in St. Petersburg. This day is being marked on the first Saturday of July for the ninth consecutive year. Celebrations will be held on the streets, at theaters, libraries, and in museums. World Cup fans will enjoy the spirit of the world's great literature.
— Natalya ASHIMBAYEVA, Director, Dostoyevsky Museum;
— Vera BIRON, Curator of Dostoyevsky Day;
— Roman KOCHERZHEVSKY, Director;
— Yelizaveta BOGOSLOVSKAYA, Director, Kukolny Format Theater.


Journalists are invited to join a guided tour to the Faberge Museum that contains the largest collection of Faberge works: a unique collection of Easter eggs created for the last two Russian Emperors, as well as objects of fantasy, jewelry, silverware and interior decors.

Those planning to attend will gather at 14:55 by the museum's main staircase of the Shuvalovsky Palace (21 Fontanka Embankment), and are required to bring with them their City Press Center badges.


Tour of State Memorial Museum of Alexander Suvorov and country's largest collection of tin soldiers. Participants will gather at 15:50 at 43 Kirochnaya Street.

Please have your City Press Centre badge with you.

Make an appointment at the VisitPetersburg desk in the region's presentation area or by phoning Yelizaveta Stanchenko at +7 (921) 904-12-15.


Swiss citizens receive 10,000 FAN IDs
Swiss citizens receive 10,000 FAN IDs
Dostoevsky Day to be held in St. Petersburg on July 7
Dostoevsky Day to be held in St. Petersburg on July 7
News conference on cooperation between St. Petersburg and Swiss authorities
News conference on Dostoyevsky Day