Victory Day in St. Petersburg 2019


Victory Day in St. Petersburg 2019

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War is celebrated in St. Petersburg.

10:00 - Victory Parade
At 10 o'clock sharp the parade will begin on the Palace Square. More than 3.5 thousand troops and 71 units of military equipment will pass along the pavement. A combined orchestral battalion of 250 people will be playing the music.

10:00 - Concert at Kazan Cathedral
Simultaneously with the parade in front of the Kazan Cathedral, the performance of the Victory People's Choir will begin. Anyone can take part in the patriotic action and sing songs of the war years.

14:30 - retro cars parade at Nevsky prospect
At 14:30, the passage of veterans and Leningrad blockade children in retro cars in Nevsky Prospect starts from Vosstaniya Square. A guard of honor will Accompany the column.

15:00 - Immortal regiment
The column of retro cars on Nevsky Prospekt will be followed by the Immortal Regiment. The descendants of the veterans and blockade children will pass along Nevsky holding the portraits of their deceased older relatives who took part in war or supported the army working in the rear. The gathering of participants will begin one hour before the start between Suvorovsky prospekt and Alexander Nevsky Square.

16:00 - Concert at the Palace Square
Participants of the Immortal Regiment at the Palace Square will be greeted with a gala concert. There will be songs of the war years, patriotic compositions. Star singers: Alexander Rosenbaum, Larisa Dolina, Vasily Gerello.

16:00 - Concert at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island
A choor of St. Petersburg students will begin their performance at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island.

18:00 - Reconstruction in the Tavrichesky Garden
At 18:00 Tavrichesky Garden will be the venue of the reconstruction called “RIORITA” - the joy of victory ”, where everyone can try on the military uniform of the 1940s. At the same time, in the State Academic Capella, Symphony No. 7 “Leningrad” by Shostakovich will be performed.

22:00 - Fireworks

In honor of the 74th anniversary of the Great Victory in Petersburg, the Rostral columns will be lit: from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 17:00 to 23:00