Russia's main equestrian exhibition takes place in St. Petersburg from 2–5 May. The official opening of the event, started with figure riding with participation of guests of honour.
From the 1st to 5th of May, a sale exhibition “Country house is waiting” will be held on the open area of the congress-exhibition center "Expoforum" where about 100 manufacturers and suppliers will present goods and services for the improvement of a country house and a garden.
"Excellent Place" are stickers awarded to the best organisations with a rating of 4 or higher out of 5 as reported by consumers.
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On the 13th of April, the masters of the St. Petersburg jazz scene- multi-instrumentalist David Goloshchekin and composer-pianist Anatoly Kalvarsky accompanied by the Symphony orchestra of the Leningrad province "Tavrichesky" under the direction of Mikhail Golikov performed at the Congress-Exhibition Centre. Musicians and soloists performed works by American, Soviet and Russian composers in the program "April. Orchestra. Jazz.»
On 10 April, the business programme of the International Arctic Forum included a discussion on the trends in interregional cooperation between St. Petersburg and regions of the Russian Arctic. The business breakfast participants discussed the significance of small-scale civil shipbuilding in St. Petersburg for the needs of the Arctic regions.
On 9 April, ExpoForum International and the Russian Society of Hydrometeorology signed a memorandum for long-term partnership. The document includes plans for cooperation in organising and holding the forum and exhibition entitled “Weather. Climate. Water / ERS / Green Economy” at EXPOFORUM.
The Fifth International Arctic Forum began at EXPOFORUM on 9 April. The Forum is attended by more than 3,000 guests, including representatives from 300 Russian and 50 foreign companies.