Annual festival of tulips will be held in May

27 March 2018

The festival of tulips will take place on Elagin Island in late May. Many people already call it the most beautiful event of spring in the Northern capital of Russia.

The festival will be held on 19 and 20 May. In 2018 occupied by flowers territory increased to 3000 square meters. The organizers promised to plant 130 varieties of flowers, among which are such exotic ones as three kinds of black tulips and parrot tulips.

Ballet became the main theme of the upcoming event due to the fact that the current year was declared the Year of Russian Ballet and that in March it is 200 years since the birth of the famous ballet master Marius Petipa.

Also in the program of festival will be a concert in modernism era style and a competition of florists on the themes "Magic shoes" and "In the rhythm of life."