30 june 2019
All speakers are kindly requested to provide their presentations at least 30 minutes before the session starts. Please, notify in the title of the presentation the name of the presenting author, date of the presentation, session title. Read more >>


26 june 2019
The Bus Transfers Schedule from Hotels to the Venue and back can be found here


21 june 2019
If you plan to attend the City Tour on July 02, please register until June 24, 2019!


19 june 2019
Participants who have registered for the visit to PIK reactor may check the visit date in the lists




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St. Petersburg is Russia's second largest city, with a population of 5 million perched at the eastern tip of the Baltic Sea and the Neva River… But ask anybody in Russia what they think about St. Petersburg and you'll have the impression it's the cultural capital of the country. Read more...








The Bolshoi Puppet Theater

The puppet theater is the oldest in Russia - it was founded in 1931. Since 2006 it is headed by the famous director Ruslan Kudashov. During 10 years of working in the theatre Kudashov organized a new troupe consisting of graduates of his acting course, created more than 25 performances for adults and children. The repertoire is actively replenished with a variety of productions: from "Kolobok" to the Old Testament trilogy to a teenage tragic manifesto in the spirit of punk rock.

St. Petersburg Marionette Theater named after E. S. Demmeni

The first professional puppet theater in Russia was organized as the Petrograd State Puppet Theater in 1918 by a group of Petrograd artists headed by L. Shaporina-Yakovleva. In the repertoire of the theater there are performances based on works of Russian and foreign authors, different in styles and genres. Almost all known types of dolls are used in performances: puppets, parsley, dolls on canes and others.