The festival was created in 2009 - the year of the century of the Russian Seasons by Sergei Diaghilev in St. Petersburg - and has become one of the largest cultural events in Russia
The mission of the festival is to promote creative and cultural exchange between Russia and the rest of the world, to represent the most significant and innovative works and phenomena in various genres of art, to open new talents.
Within the framework of the Festival in St. Petersburg there were tours of the best modern ballet bands - the troupe of John Neumeier, the company of Angelin Preljocaj, the ballet of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, the orchestra of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater under the direction of Theodor Curentzis. Initiated by the festival, exhibitions in the Hermitage, the Russian Museum and the Ethnographic Museum and the Museum of Theater and Musical Art were introduced to St. Petersburg with masterpieces from the collections of the world's leading museums.
More information: http://www.visit-petersburg.ru/en/event/3503/