Where to go on February 23
Saturday, 22 February 2014 17:25

Defenders Day February 23rd

Where to go on February 23

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Here, we have selected for you the best events on the Day of Defender of the Fatherland: 

Military-historical festival "Three eras"

Amazing collection of wars and battles of all eras. Hussars in suits with red collars and German soldiers in dire gray uniform. Valiant Soviet soldiers and officers of Napoleon, you will be able to see the way soldiers in the past dressed and even in the 1st and 2nd World War. The celebration will have several hundred re-enactors. The program will also have on display the different types of arms and food the soldiers had at these historical time periods.

Celebration at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island

At 20:00 the Rostral columns will be lit and important monuments of Russian naval glory of the XVIII century, devoted mainly fleet victories in the wars with Sweden and Turkey, will be honored. An hour later will be a firework display, which will be the final part of celebrations in honor of the Day of Defender of the Fatherland.

Celebrations in Lomonosov

The city, which is more than any other has suffered from the Nazis in the Great Patriotic War and recently received the title of "City of Military Glory”, is also preparing its program of holidays. Among other things, Lomonosov already has two salutes in the afternoon and evening, along with St. Petersburg.


City Gallery