Folk Show in St. Petersburg



The colourful and dymamic show of authentic Russian dances and songs at Nikolaevsky Palace performed by 4 talented music ensembles: 'Peter's Quartet', 'The Souvenir', 'Maidan', 'Stars of St. Petersburg'.

DURATION: 2 hours. The show consists of two parts (45 minutes each) with a 30 minute intermission during which you are provided a glass of champagne and a light snack.

START: 7.00pm.

'Peter's Quartet' is a vocal quartet who specialize in classical performances of folk songs, lyrical romances and Russian Orthodox hymns.
'The Souvenir' is a folk instrumental trio. The three skillful musicians brilliantly perform folk compositions. Along with accordion and the balalaika, which are traditional Russian instruments, some rare and even exotic music instruments are played by this group. You will listen to the amazing traditional Russian folk melodies performed with the objects not normally used for music-playing. Their performances are full of humor and demonstrate high professionalism and virtuosity of the musicians.
'Maidan' is a Cossack song-and-dance group founded in 1992 by the honored artist V. Drachev. The name of the group originates from the place, where all Cossacks used to gather in the past and where important political decisions were made. The group skillfully performs Cossack songs and dances in their original form.
'The Stars of St. Petersburg' is a dance group. The dancers are graduates of the leading choreography schools in Russia. Its repertoire covers lyrical dances of the Russian North, fiery dances of the Cossacks from the Don and Voronezh, short dances from the Urals and Siberia with all their subtle humor. All age groups and even the most demanding audiences will appreciate not only the ability of the performers to bring Russian national color to the stage, but also their impressive skills, complexity of their acrobatic tricks and breath-taking leaps.

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2NancysNOVA: The highlight of my tours with Guide-Guru was an evening Folk Show of authentic Russian dances and songs at Nikolaevsky Palace. I didn't want the performances to end. Our guide and driver met us at the ship, drove us to the Palace, and the driver was waiting for us in the same spot after the show was over. All went just as planned. It was a most wonderful evening.  Read more reviews
  Is Russian visa required on this tour?
No, Russian visa is not required. Guide-Guru, LLC. is the certified tour operator (MBT 010048 reference number in the Registry of Russian Tour Operators). There is a decree permitting visa-free stay in Russia for cruise passengers who take tours of the local authorized tour operators. Our tour ticket is your blanket visa.
 Where do we meet our guide?
Major cruise ships dock at the St Petersburg Cruise Terminal 'Marine Facade'. Our guide and tour leader meet the groups inside the terminal in front of the passport control area. 
 Can the tour be customized?
No, the tour is not customizable.
How to book:
1. Send a tour booking and passport information.
2. Receive our Confirmation and your tour ticket for visa-free disembarking.

No deposit or prepayment is required. Payment is made at the beginning of your tour.
 Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Amex).
Cancellation: there is no cancellation fee. Please inform us as soon as possible if your plans change and you have to cancel your trip via e-mail or 24-hour phone +7-812-903-28-81.


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