River Festivals

"Sister River Festival" – play and education for nature

Submitted by Любовь Самылова on Wed, 08/11/2021 - 15:09
On May 22, the interregional environmental action «Sestra River Festival» was held in the basin of the Sestra River on the northern shore of the Gulf of Finland and was dedicated to the problems of the river and ways to solve them. The event brought together 74 participants from St.

More than 180 participants from St.Petersburg and Leningrad region, as well as from Estonia, joined to River Narova Festival in Ivangorod

Submitted by Анна Казина on Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:09
More than 180 participants from St.Petersburg and Leningrad region, as well as from Estonia, joined to River Narova Festival in Ivangorod. Teams of schoolchildrean and teachers took part in the event. Local citizens joined to the action.

Luga River Festival was held in 2018 in the village Tolmachevo in Luga district of Leningrad region

Submitted by Анна Казина on Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:21
The Luga River Festival gathered together more than 100 people. It was held on May 19 in the village Tolmachevo in Luga district of Leningrad region. Students and teachers, environmentalists, scientists in different disciplines, organizations, authorities, media and NGOs were the guests of the Festival.

Ecocentrum projects and programs for 2017-2018 school year

Submitted by Елена Гретчина on Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:14
On September 19th a round table was held with the participation of experts of Friends of the Baltic in the Ecocentrum exhibition center. It was dedicated to educational projects, programs and activities in the 2017-2018 school year. The meeting was attended by teachers from St. Petersburg and Leningrad region who are interested in environmental education, energy conservation, implementing green solutions for the conservation of nature, climate and the Baltic sea. Among them there were not only experienced educators and our regular partners, but also those who want to know more about environmental issues.

Every year is Gulf of Finland Year!

Submitted by admin on Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:38
Author:Tatiana Shauro The coordinators of the Gulf of Finland Year 2014 from the Finnish Environment Institute and Friends of the Baltic held a roundtable discussion under the theme “Best Practices of Environmental Education – Gulf of Finland Year” as part of the XVI International Environmental Forum “Baltic Sea Day”. The participants shared their practices and ideas on different topics: sea and coastal area research methods, youth activities, the ways to give information to the public about the Baltic Sea environmental problems and about the solutions to them.

River Festival by the Kamenka during the “Gulf of Finland year”

Submitted by Елена Гретчина on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 16:05
On may 17th, on the shore of the canal that connects the rivers Kamenka and Glukharka in the Yuntolovskiy zakaznik, took place the tenth youth River Festival. Friends of the Baltic and our cooperation partners participate in the festival every year near different rivers of Saint Peterburg within the framework of the program “River Watch”. This year, twenty-two groups of schoolchildren from the city and its surroundings took part in the event.