10 July

Local time (MSK)


Entertainers wearing Peter I and Catherine II costumes.


News conference ahead of the semifinal match France vs. Belgium in St. Petersburg, July 10, on French and Belgian fans' impressions of Russia and St. Petersburg.

— Arbi ABUBAKAROV, Deputy Head of St. Petersburg City Committee for External Relations, Head of Foreign Economic Cooperation Department;
— Hugo de CHAVAGNAC, Consul General of France in St. Petersburg;
— Hans TIMBREMONT, Consul General of Belgium in St. Petersburg.


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


Tour of Petrovskaya Aquatoria scale model museum of St. Petersburg and suburbs.
Participants will gather at 14:00 at 4/1 Malaya Morskaya Street.
Please have your City Press Centre badge with you.
Appointment at the VisitPetersburg information desk in the region's presentation area or by telephone: +7(921) 904 1215, Yelizaveta Stanchenko.


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 16:55 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.


French President and King of Belgium to attend semi-final match in St. Petersburg
French President and King of Belgium to attend semi-final match in St. Petersburg
News conference ahead of semifinal match France vs. Belgium