As parts of the world slowly unlock and start trying to establish some semblance of normalcy, we are seeing the return of cocktail festivals, starting with one of the most talked about – St. Petersburg Cocktail Week, brought to you by Russia’s finest bar team – #FollowTheRabbits.
From July 5 to 11 in St. Petersburg will witness a brand new format of cross-cultural communication with the first ever Cocktail Week in Russia. The Most Awarded Team of Eastern Europe #FollowTheRabbits is geared up to welcome the most talented hospitality masters and curious guests from all over the world in an effort to share the latest trends of the global bar industry and immerse themselves in a modern cocktail experience.
Nikolay Kiselev, Igor Zernov, Artem Peruk and their spirited team promise to create an entertaining and wholesome event for St. Petersburg, for Russia, and for the global bar industry. Top bar personalities from the post-Soviet countries and the most popular international star-tenders have already announced their participation.
The program of the forum is extremely compelling, to say the least:
▪️Opening, Closing and Equator parties + 20 guest-bartending shifts supported by Bacardi, Jack Daniel`s, Finlandia, Woodford Reserve, Nikka, Hine, Italicus, Lindores Abbey, Keter, Tselovalnik Russian Vodka, Angostura, Nonino, Glenmorangie, Roullet, Pere Magloire and others
▪️More than 20 of the the best bars of Saint-Petersburg: Flowers Bar, Perfect Serve Bar, Ultramen, Xander, Paloma Cantina, Tagliatella Caffe, Merula, Imbibe, Made in China, Social Club, Pirs 28, Ognivo, Animals, Bilbao, Takty, Arka Bar, Union and others
▪️Two day seminar room «Lectorium» with the top speakers by «5 Stars Mixology» educational program and the school of bar craft and hospitality «Bartenders Faqtory»
▪️Special live bands, DJs, stand-up comedy, and a BBQ party by Russia’s best chefs
▪️Collaboration with «Podpisnyye Izdaniya» bookstore, AF Brew Taproom, movie theatres Dom Kino and Rodina
▪️An all-female high-speed bartending competition «Speed Rack» designed to highlight up-and-coming women in the cocktail industry and give back to those impacted by breast cancer
▪️Night cruise on Neva River
▪️Parties at Saint Petersburg’s cult and iconic spaces: from the unique space Third Place to Dom Mod (literally Fashion House) that set the standards of style in the 1960s and ’70s for the entire USSR
▪️Tattoo artists and Alternative Bar Awards
▪️Private Cocktail Film Festival
Welcome to the most massive and ambitious cocktail event of Russia!
When: 05-11 July 2021
Where: Russia, Saint Petersburg
What: Saint Petersburg Cocktail Week
Tags: #SaintPetersburgCocktaiWeek #SPBCW
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