• Festivals and Contests for Children
    Mravinsky 11th International Youth Competition
    Mravinsky 11th International Youth Competition
    International Youth Contest named after EA Mravinsky was established in 1996 in memory of the great conductor, without which it is impossible to imagine a modern musical art. The competition is held every two years, the field of "String Instruments" or "Wind Instruments". Over the past 20 years, the participants were more than 1,300 young artists from around the world. In 2018 young performers on wooden wind and brass instruments will take part in the competition.
    address: Mravinsky Children’s School of Arts, Shostakovich Academic Philharmonic, Grand Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (241-23-39, 241-23-40, 241-23-41)
    From: 05 November 2018
    Till: 12 November 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “SYMPHONY OF COLOR” 3rd International Children's Painting Competition
    “SYMPHONY OF COLOR” 3rd International Children's Painting Competition
    Students of children's art schools, art departments of children's art schools of Russia and other countries are invited to the competition. Young artists aged 7 to 17 will be able to present their works on the themes: "Theater and Spectator", "Scenography to the works of Russian classical music of the 19th century", "National and cultural traditions of the native land". The contest is held in the nominations "Painting" and "Graphics".
    address: Glinka Children’s School of Arts
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (584-05-21, 574-07-00)
    From: 29 October 2018
    Till: 01 November 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    "SUVOROVSKOY FLAG" Competition
    "SUVOROVSKOY FLAG" Competition
    The project includes a marching training competition and a historical competition. Suvorov and Nakhimov schools, cadet corps are invited to participate; cadet schools and cadet classes of general education schools; military-patriotic clubs, which laid the foundation for their work in the tradition of cadet corps.
    address: Suvorov State Memorial Museum
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (271-01-25)
    From: 15 October 2018
    Till: 24 November 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    Elena OBRAZTSOVA 7th International Competition for Young Vocalists
    Elena OBRAZTSOVA 7th International Competition for Young Vocalists
    Elena Obraztsova International Competition for Young Vocalists, established in 2006, was conceived as educational project in the field of classical music. Participating in the difficult trials of the competition, young singers can try their hand at different genres and styles, performing folk songs, baroque music, romances, and arias from operas by Russian and foreign composers.
    address: Shostakovich Academic Philharmonic, Glinka Small Hall
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (575-50-38)
    From: 15 July 2018
    Till: 21 July 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “ST. PETERSBURG SCREEN” 24rd International Festival of Children’s Cinematic Creativity
    “ST. PETERSBURG SCREEN” 24rd International Festival of Children’s Cinematic Creativity
    International Festival of Children’s Cinematic Creativity has been held for more than 20 years. The main purpose is to support novice filmmakers. Young authors under 18 years of age compete in several categories and present to the audience their films from various genres every year. Particular attention is paid to memorable dates of Russian history, patriotic heroism, military and labor glory of the Russian people.
    address: St. Petersburg Center for Children's (Youth) Technical Creativity
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (8-911-209-58-80)
    From: 28 May 2018
    Till: 06 June 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    8th St. Petersburg Open Competition for Young Pianists
    8th St. Petersburg Open Competition for Young Pianists
    The competition is aimed at preserving the traditions of the St. Petersburg Piano Performing School, identifying the most gifted, professionally promising students, popularizing classical and modern piano music.
    address: Vasily Andreev Saint-Petersburg Children's Music School
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (598-83-11)
    From: 21 May 2018
    Till: 04 November 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “DETISSIMO - 2018” Festival
    “DETISSIMO - 2018” Festival
    A cheerful vernissage of greeting cards, created by young talents, opens the annual “Detissimo” project and an exhibition “Post Games”, dedicated to the International Museum Day. After the festival, masterpieces of young artists will fly all over the world from the post office of the Museum.
    address: Popov Central Museum of Communications
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (571-00-60)
    From: 17 May 2018
    Till: 25 May 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
     Nathan Perelman 2nd Open Piano Competition for Children and Youth
    Nathan Perelman 2nd Open Piano Competition for Children and Youth
    The competition is named after the outstanding musician, pianist, professor of Leningrad - St. Petersburg Conservatory Nathan Perelman. The creative competition will be attended by young pianists from 6 to 18 years, who will perform musical works by Russian and foreign composers, including pieces from the repertoire of N. Perelman.
    address: Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetic Education
    Hosted by: Okhtinsky Center of Aesthetic Education (226-31-07)
    From: 02 May 2018
    Till: 06 May 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “KINDERFEST” 5th International Children's Art Festival
    “KINDERFEST” 5th International Children's Art Festival
    In 2018, “Kinderfest” will bring together the best children's art groups from Russia, Belarus, Estonia and other countries. The purpose of the festival is to promote the development of artistic contacts between children from different cities and countries and to improve tolerant attitude toward the other cultures. For several days the “Baltic House” Theater-Festival will turn into a real music academy and will become a creative laboratory for young artists.
    address: “Baltic House” Theater Festival
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (232-93-80)
    From: 01 May 2018
    Till: 31 May 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “MARIINSKY NEXT” 4th Festival of Сhildren's and Youth Orchestras
    “MARIINSKY NEXT” 4th Festival of Сhildren's and Youth Orchestras
    The festival of children's and youth orchestras, initiated by Valery Gergiev, is another opportunity for young musicians to prove themselves on the big stage. The project is attended by the orchestras of musical colleges, children's music schools and art schools of St. Petersburg.
    address: Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall, Mariinsky-2 Сhamber Halls
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (326-41-41)
    From: 01 May 2018
    Till: 31 May 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “MARIINSKY FOR CHILDREN: CHILDREN IN MARIINSKY” 2nd Festival of Сhildren's Music Theater-Studios
    “MARIINSKY FOR CHILDREN: CHILDREN IN MARIINSKY” 2nd Festival of Сhildren's Music Theater-Studios
    In 2018, best children’s theater groups from St. Petersburg will take part in the festival. The project is aimed at supporting young talents, which is one of the priorities of the Mariinsky Theater. There are concerts of young musicians in the playbill of the festival.
    address: Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall, Mariinsky-2 Сhamber Halls
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (326-41-41)
    From: 01 May 2018
    Till: 31 May 2018
  • Festivals and Contests for Children
    “HARLEQUIN” Russian National Award and 14th Festival of Theater Art for Children
    “HARLEQUIN” Russian National Award and 14th Festival of Theater Art for Children
    “Harlequin” is the most prestigious Russian festival of plays for children, which promotes preservation and development of national children’s theater traditions, and shows its best achievements. The “Harlequin” Russian National Competition is held during the festival. The jury selects the best children’s performances from all over Russia. The theater-winner becomes the owner of a silver statuette of Harlequin, and gets a grant for new children’s play production.
    address: “Zazerkalie” Children’s Musical Theater, city theaters
    Hosted by: Organizing Committee (315-52-17)
    From: 20 April 2018
    Till: 27 April 2018
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