Guests of the festival "The smelt is coming!" a bright and rich program awaits

13 May 2021

On May 15, in Novaya Ladoga, located 128 km from the Northern capital, or about an hour and a half by car, starts the festival "The smelt is coming!"

The holiday will be attended not only by gourmets, lovers of St. Petersburg cuisine, but also by fishermen who will compete in catching this fish.

A real fish fair will open in an impromptu fishing village - smelt lovers will have a great opportunity to stock up on fish for future use.

Anyone who wants to learn how to cook smelt correctly will be able to learn this skill at various master classes. The fair of traditional crafts will entertain visitors to the accompaniment of fiery melodies and rhythms.

Photo zones will be designed for lovers of photos and selfies. In the Volkhov water area, you can see a parade of sails.

The Tourist Information Center of the "Silver Necklace of Russia" project will be open for curious travelers, where the TICs of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region will present the routes of the project.

On the evening of May 15, participants and guests of the event will be able to admire the colorful fireworks from the water.

On Sunday, May 16, the festival grounds will continue to work, as well as a youth platform with breakdancing and motorcycle shows and other active programs.

More details - in the official group of the festival.