Impressive Tugboat Waltz to Be Seen by Guests of the Icebreaker Festival in St. Petersburg

Impressive Tugboat Waltz to Be Seen by Guests of the Icebreaker Festival in St. Petersburg


The Icebreaker Festival will be held in St. Petersburg for the tenth time. It will take place from May 30 to June 2 on Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment. This was reported by the city's tourism portal Visit Petersburg.

"The rich program will be interesting for visitors of all ages. It includes creative and educational workshops, interactive zones, a virtual video tour of St. Petersburg, face painting, intellectual games - everything to have a fun and interesting time with the whole family," the message says.

Guests can visit the operating icebreakers "Murmansk", "Captain Sorokin" and "Captain Kosolapov" with a free sightseeing tour on May 31, June 1 and 2 from 12.00 to 18.00. The legendary icebreaker museum "Krasin", which played a significant role in the exploration of the Arctic Ocean, will also become a venue for special events, the portal notes.

And on June 1, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, the Neva River will turn into a kind of stage. "Spectators will see the legendary tugboat waltz dedicated to the City Day - the day of the foundation of St. Petersburg. The spectacle will impress both adults and young guests of the festival," the message says.

The next day, June 2, at 6:00 pm, a sailing regatta will take place, and the seeing off of icebreakers will begin at 6:30 pm.

"Anyone can become a spectator and participant of the open-air event, however, there is an age restriction of 6+ for visiting icebreakers," the portal emphasizes.

Visitors will be able to choose an icebreaker and a convenient time to visit it on the spot or online in advance.

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