For 15 consecutive years, April in Petersburg begins with this cheerful event. At the noon of April 1, a shoot from the cannon will be made at the Peter and Paul Fortress, and after that the clowns will start to amuse passers all around the city. Clowns will be joined by the famous St. Petersburg residents.
In the period of this event it will be possible to enjoy with prepared cultural programme and entertainments which will be provided to the people. Theater performances, concerts, competitions, master classes, lectures and artistic meetings are included in the list. A colorful chord to the festival will be given by election of the King of Laughter with final gala concert.