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Manchester Days Celebration Started in St. Petersburg
6.03.2012 13:18
Manchester Days Celebration Started in St. Petersburg
Coat of arms of Manchester City Council

Today, St. Petersburg marks 50 years of collaboration with Manchester. The delegation from the UK, headed by Harold Lyons, the Lord Mayor of the English city, will take part in the celebrations running until March 8. 

      The program of the Days of Manchester includes various exhibitions, presentations and concerts, dedicated to the anniversary of the establishment of friendly relations between St. Petersburg and the first partner of the Russian northern capital.

      Special events will take place during the celebrations:

      The National Library of Russia: an exhibition of unique books and illustrations dedicated to culture, literature and history of Manchester. The exposition also presents the works of young photographers from Russian and English cities.

      The Art-centre “Pushkinskaya, 10”: an exhibition of works by the artist Rick Kopsy.

      Technopark “Ingria”: a seminar on the exchange of the experience in the field of innovation, aimed at young entrepreneurs and general public.

      Source: RG. Image courtesy:

Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian tourism Russian events St. Petersburg Russian exhibitions  

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