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St. Petersburg, April 13 – The festival of school graduates “Scarlet Sails” is scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg this year on June 24, according to the city committee for press and media relations.
It is noteworthy that today the committee sent a draft resolution from the St. Petersburg government “on the holiday for graduates of St. Petersburg schools” Scarlet Sails “in 2023 for anti-corruption expertise.

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Teenagers graduating from school and their parents traditionally celebrate graduation in June on a grand scale, and in St. Petersburg every year this holiday turns into a citywide celebration called “Scarlet Sails”. On June 27, 1968, Leningrad schoolchildren for the first time on the Neva saw a ship under scarlet sails, which later became the emblem of the holiday. The tradition was discontinued in 1979 and revived only 25 years later.
Scarlet Sales alumni holiday

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Graduate holiday “Scarlet Sails” was held in St. Petersburg on the night of June 25th.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

Graduate holiday “Scarlet Sails” was held in St. Petersburg on the night of June 25th.

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More than 65,000 graduates of schools and colleges in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region have received invitation cards. Special guests this year were graduates of Donbass, who came to the northern capital for the summer holidays.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

More than 65,000 graduates of schools and colleges in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region have received invitation cards. Special guests this year were graduates of Donbass, who came to the northern capital for the summer holidays.

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A large stage and two large screens were installed in the Palace Square. Epiphany lifts lifted the artists three meters above the ground. For added effect, the stage is decorated with huge mirrors and dozens of light fixtures.

People on Nevsky Prospect during Scarlett Sills' graduation party in St. Petersburg

A large stage and two large screens were installed in the Palace Square. Epiphany lifts lifted the artists three meters above the ground. For added effect, the stage is decorated with huge mirrors and dozens of light fixtures.

3 out of 9

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The culmination of the holiday was the appearance of the brig “Russia” in the waters of the Neva.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

The culmination of the holiday was the appearance of the brig “Russia” in the waters of the Neva.

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The ship, under scarlet sails, as well as blue and white sails, passed over the Palace Bridge, then along the entire Palace Bridge and made a turn in front of the Trinity Bridge. Assol and Gray greeted him and saw him off.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

The ship, under scarlet sails, as well as blue and white sails, passed over the Palace Bridge, then along the entire Palace Bridge and made a turn in front of the Trinity Bridge. Assol and Gray greeted him and saw him off.

5 out of 9

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Graduates at this moment made their wishes and said goodbye to childhood.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

Graduates at this moment made their wishes and said goodbye to childhood.

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© the News Agency / Alexey Danyshev | go to mediabank

Then there was a fireworks display.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

Then there was a fireworks display.

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© the News Agency / Alexey Danyshev | go to mediabank

Teenagers graduating from school and their parents traditionally celebrate their graduation in June in droves, and in St. Petersburg this holiday turns into a citywide celebration called “Scarlet Sails” every year.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

Teenagers graduating from school and their parents traditionally celebrate their graduation in June in droves, and in St. Petersburg this holiday turns into a citywide celebration called “Scarlet Sails” every year.

8 out of 9

© the News Agency / Alexey Danyshev | go to mediabank

On June 27, 1968, Leningrad schoolchildren for the first time on the Neva saw a ship under scarlet sails, which later became the emblem of the holiday. The tradition was discontinued in 1979 and revived only 25 years later.

Scarlet Alumni Holiday sailing in St. Petersburg

On June 27, 1968, Leningrad schoolchildren for the first time on the Neva saw a ship under scarlet sails, which later became the emblem of the holiday. The tradition was discontinued in 1979 and revived only 25 years later.

9 out of 9

Graduate holiday “Scarlet Sails” was held in St. Petersburg on the night of June 25th.

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More than 65,000 graduates of schools and colleges in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region have received invitation cards. Special guests this year were graduates of Donbass, who came to the northern capital for the summer holidays.

2 out of 9

A large stage and two large screens were installed in the Palace Square. Epiphany lifts lifted the artists three meters above the ground. For added effect, the stage is decorated with huge mirrors and dozens of light fixtures.

3 out of 9

The culmination of the holiday was the appearance of the brig “Russia” in the waters of the Neva.

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The ship, under scarlet sails, as well as blue and white sails, passed across the Palace Bridge, then along the entire Palace Bridge and made a turn in front of the Trinity Bridge. Assol and Gray greeted him and saw him off.

5 out of 9

Graduates at this moment made their wishes and said goodbye to childhood.

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Then there was a fireworks show.

7 out of 9

Teenagers graduating from school and their parents traditionally celebrate their graduation in June in droves, and in St. Petersburg this holiday turns into a citywide celebration called “Scarlet Sails” every year.

8 out of 9

On June 27, 1968, Leningrad schoolchildren for the first time on the Neva saw a ship under scarlet sails, which later became the emblem of the holiday. The tradition was discontinued in 1979 and revived only 25 years later.

9 out of 9

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