New Year and Christmas programs were watched by over one and a half million people

13 January 2021

The main New Year and Christmas programs in 2021 were in the format of television and online broadcasts.

The traditional ice performance for primary school students in the format of the Christmas tree movie "The Snow Queen" based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen was watched by 951 thousand people only on the social networks of the St. Petersburg Committee for Culture. The festive broadcast "Carnival Night at the Pevchesky Bridge" took place from December 31 to January 1. More than 328 thousand viewers watched the broadcast online, hundreds of thousands watched the program on television. The Christmas concert "Musical Anniversaries" continued on January 7th. The program included the music of the composers of the anniversary of 2020: waltzes by Chopin, Dunaevsky; arias from Strauss' operettas; eternal music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bach, Lehar; hits of film music Morricone. Almost 120 thousand people attended the Christmas concert. Separately, it is worth noting the Christmas Star Fire Festival held in St. Petersburg on January 7. The broadcasts of the festival were watched from more than 140 countries of the world.