15 May, Sunday

In St. Petersburg, for the fourteenth time will be a traditional national holiday of smelt.

St. Petersburg is a diverse city with an amazing history where every guest will find something important and dear for themselves. The capital of North is well known for the smelt, a little fish which appears in Neva River only in May and which is a recognized trademark of the city for gourmets. As a result, a very hearty and exceptional festival is dedicated to it.

Smelt Festival is unique. This special gastronomic feast refers to the beginning of the fishing season of this though little but highly valued fish.

They say that the one who does not eat smelt in May, is not from St. Petersburg. At the festival, which takes place in «Lenexpo», a wide variety of dishes with this exceptional delicacy will be offered to the guests, the program also features concerts and competitions. Children will enjoy many entertaining activities..

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