- On 21 Aug 2016
The reopening of the New Holland island in St. Petersburg
On 27th of August the open-air space of the "New Holland" will be reopened for the public. During the two days of celebration the variety of activities will be organized on the island. The program includes the exposition of the contemporary art museum "Garage" under the name "Sensitive experiences", and the performance of the street orchestra "Mosbras". Visitors will be able to enjoy the concert of the "The Symphonic Cinema" and Yuriy Kasparyan. They will perform unique covers on the famous Russian band "Kino". The massive light show will be held in the end of the first day of the celebration.
During the second day will be opened the playground for kids; the organizers has prepared the theatrical performance to commemorate this moment. The second day will also include musical performances (Children orchestra, band "SBPCH") and master-classes for kids.
Only part of the facilities of the "New Holland" will be opened on 27-28th of August, the main work is planned to be accomplished only in 2025th. But few other buildings will be available for visitors already in 2016-2017. Within 3 months the smithy building and ice-rink will be opened, in January 2017 will be opened former prison "Bottle".