Festival of tulips in St. Petersburg

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The annual festival of tulips will be held in Saint Petersburg in May.

It’s one of the most beautiful events in spring in the Northern capital of Russia. The festival will take place on 19-20 May on Elagin Island as usual. The territory occupied by flowers will be increased to 3 000 square meters this year. The organizers of the festival are planning to plant 130 varieties of flowers, among which there are 3 kinds of exotic black tulips and parrot tulips.

In 2018 the main theme of the festival will be the ballet as this year was declared the year of Russian Ballet. In March it will be 200 years since the birth of the famous ballet master Marius Petipa. 

The organizers promised an entertaining programme with a concert and a competition of florists on the themes “Magic shoes” and “In the rhythm of life”.  

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