May 11, 2018
Kaliningrad — the most European city of Russia and the world amber capital invites everyone for the city picnic. City guests will take original walking tours, get to know the street food projects and have a dinner at the huge table. Gastronomic celebration will take place on 18 and 19 May as a part of business forum with the theme „Environment for life: everything about residence”.
City Weekend Picnic
Street food projects from across Russia will get together alongside with arranged lectures about city and kids workshops on the Upper lake embankment. Sit-down dinner, open-air concert and night market are planned in the evening.
Local and regional food market, non-touristy Kaliningrad guided tours with citizens, lectures about city and its role in human life — these modern formats of city events will show the region potential and introduce the city to its citizens and guests from a new angle.
- Street food festival and presented projects from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok;
- Dinner at the 20 meters dining table;
- Non-touristy city guided tours. Pregola boat tours, city walking tours and Intermuseum Foxtrail.
- Citizen School lecture course with participation of city changes ambassadors;
- Building a cardboard city and prototype apartment of wooden modules;
- Round tables about city for every citizen;
- Performances of Kaliningrad musicians and Fruit band;
- Night market;
- Urban science movie in silent cinema;
- Workshops to create and fly kites.
Follow City Weekend news on Vkontakte, Facebook and Instagram; and Forum news on „Environment for life” public pages in Vkontakte, Facebook and Telegram. Detailed information, registration to Citizen School, guided tours and round tables will soon appear on the website средадляжизни.рф.
Night of Museums
By the way, the first day of City Weekend will clash with Night of Museums which will take place from 20:00 till 01:00. 18 city venues await city guests on May 18 with basic themes of football and Japan.
With entire ticket, guests will take a bus tour and visit 7 venues: Museum of the World Ocean — Cathedral — Museum of Fine Arts — Kronprinz tower — Amber Museum — Museum of History and Arts — Friedland Gates Museum.
City Weekend Picnic will be held as a part of all-Russian forum on living and urban environment with the theme „Environment for life: everything about residence” which is organized by the Ministry of Construction of Russian Federation and DOM.RF. Forum is supported by Government of Russia, Government of Kaliningrad region and dedicated to housing access, zoning regulations, urban environmental quality standards. Forum Program Directorate— Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design.
City Weekend, free entry, Upper lake embankment
- 18 May, 15:00 — 02:00
- 19 May, 12:00 — 20:00
Round tables, pre-registration required, Radisson hotel
- 19 May, 11:00-17:30
Citizen School lecture course, pre-registration required, Upper lake embankment
- 18 May, 18:00 — 19:30
- 19 May, 13:30 — 19:30