White Nights Festival/Scarlet Sails, St. Petersburg, Russia,

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The White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia is an annual international arts festival during the season of midnight sun. The white Night Festival consists of the series of classical ballet, opera and music events and includes the performances by the Russian dancers, singers, musicians and actors as well as famous international guest stars. The Scarlet sails celebration is the culmination of the White Nights season, the largest public event anywhere in Russia with the annual estimate of million people, most of whom are students from many schools and colleges, both local and international.
It is organised by the Saint Petersburg City Administration, festival begins in May with the “stars of the White Nights” at the Mariinsky Theatre and ends in July. However some performances connected to festival take place before and after the official dates.

The white Nights Festival is really unforgettable music and arts festival in the St. Petersburg, Russia, celebrated over the few weeks during the season of Midnight Sun, where the daylight hours are their longest.

The White Nights Festival is the series of events that take place from the end of May to the end of June, during the longest days of the sunlight all year in the St, Petersburg.

The stars of the White Nights are one of the highlights, focusing on all types of music from Jazz and brass, to classical and the pop. Many of the top international pop stars have performed in the festival at the St. Petersburg’s Ice Palace and festival also features many ballet, opera and performances by the actors, dancers, singers and more.

One of the most highlighted events during the White Nights is the Scarlet Sails celebration, which celebrates the end of the school year. There is the huge display of the fireworks and the fleet of ships with the red sails set sail along the river, and there is the large celebration with music, performance, fire throwers, mimes, jugglers and more, all along the River Neva.

Nothing can be better than going out during this amazing time and observing raising the bridges, meeting people and observing the magical atmosphere of the city.