Ice Breaker Festival on 29 and 30 April

16 April 2018

The Fifth Festival of Icebreakers will be held in St. Petersburg on April 29-30, 2018. The Ice Breaker Festival in Saint Petersburg is organized by Committee for Tourism Development.

Icebreakers "Nevskaya Zastava", "Mudyug", "Ivan Kruzenstern", "Saint Petersburg", "Novorossiysk" will take part in the festival.  The participation of the legendary icebreaker "Krasin", a branch of the Museum of the World Ocean in St. Petersburg will become a special gift for the guests of the Festival.

The festival will run 2 days from 11:00 to 20:00.

The opening ceremony will take place on April 29, 2018 at 13:00.

Visitors of the festival will get a chance to climb to the decks of these huge ships and enjoy a spectacular parade of icebreakers in the waters of the Big Neva river. Also it is a great chance to learn a lot of new historical information that might be interesting for you.

On Nabereznaya Leitenanta Schmidta (Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment) and Angliyskaya Naberezhnaya (English Embankment) will be opened an interactive festive area with educational and entertainment zones. A lot of various competitions, film shows, and concerts will provide an opportunity for all guests to have a great time during the festivity.

"Icebreakers festival is a unique event, which has no analogues in the whole world. Every year more and more tourists come to watch the parade of icebreakers, including foreigners. The festival is not just  a spectacular event. I talso demonstrates the power of the Arctic region of Russia," commented the Chairman of the Committee for Tourism Development Andrei Mushkarev.