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Pyrotechnic Show at Graduation Party in St. Petersburg

“Alye Parusa” (“Scarlet Sails”) is an All-Russian party of school graduates celebrated in St. Petersburg, usually on Saturday closest to the shortest white night. This year’s celebration was held on the night of June 23-24.

The celebration is carried out in two stages: a big concert with elements of theatrical performance at the Dvortsovaya Square and Vasilievsky Island, and Grand light and pyrotechnic multimedia show on the Neva River. Photos by Petr Ushanov

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The night show is a unique performance on the water synchronized with the music. It is one of the world’s largest aquatic performances taking place on the open water lasting about 30 minutes.

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