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  1. The Hardy Boys

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... to St Petersburg. They are on the mysterious trail of the Romanov Family treasure, and gamers have to help them find it as they travel through the great cities of Europe. Apart from taking ... Is she a possible ally to the Hardy boys? Clues to the whereabouts of the Romanov treasure are hidden in paintings and works of art across Europe in cities like Warsaw, Vienna, Prague and St ...

  2. A night of virtuosity and sheer grandeur

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Vincent Mak

    ... Vincent Mak St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Continues tonight at Cultural Centre and tomorrow at Sha Tin Town Hall, both with different ... his death in 1988. Mravinsky's successor as chief conductor of this group- now called the St Petersburg Philharmonic- is Yuri Temirkanov. He has brought the orchestra to Hong Kong ...

  3. Opium

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Andrea Chasanow Where? Among a clutch of international designer boutiques in an upmarket shopping mall, the aptly named Grand Palace, in St Petersburg. Who? Owner Dennis Beloff opened ... incense, too. Online shopping is available. Opium is at Grand Palace, Italianskaya Street, St Petersburg, Russia, tel: 7 812 449 95 93; www.opium.jp. ...

  4. Russian Hamlet

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai Russian Hamlet Eifman Ballet of St Petersburg Cultural Centre Grand Theatre Reviewed: June 9 The St Petersburg-based Eifman Ballet returned to Hong Kong last week after a successful first visit in 2004. The opening programme was Russian Hamlet, inspired by the life of Prince Paul, the son of Catherine the Great, set to music by Beethoven and Gustav Mahler. Paul ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Russian ready to take up the baton

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... of the cream of Moscow orchestras- including the Bolshoi Theatre and Russian State Symphony- turned down an Asian tour with the St Petersburg Philharmonic. "I was very well informed of the daily ... that two days before the Hong Kong orchestra called him last week, he got an invitation to tour with the St Petersburg Philharmonic to Seoul, Taipei and Beijing. "I am a St Petersburg native, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ballet

    Book review: Balanchine & The Lost Muse

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... of viewers wowed by dancers you yourself never had the chance to see. Take this account by Russian ballet dancer Vera Kostrovitskaya, who came of age at the Imperial Theatre School in St Petersburg ... is now St Petersburg. Out of this gloom comes Elizabeth Kendall's Balanchine & the Lost Muse. George Balanchine also belonged to the war-torn academy generation. Less than a month after ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Anti-gay violence increases in Russia

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Moscow

    ... "homosexual propaganda" in the past year- Arkhangelsk, Ryazan, Kostroma, Magadan, Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Bashkortostan and, most controversially, St Petersburg, Russia's second city and its cultural capital. A bill on a national ban has been submitted to the Duma, the Russian parliament. Igor Kochatkev, the head of LGBT Network, a St Petersburg-based gay rights group, said: "Of ...

  8. Russian welcome for closer links

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in St Petersburg, Russia Across the generations, hope grows for more economic ties Bilateral relations between Russia and China are important because both sides can obtain ... economic power- one whose leader, Hu Jintao, was now in St Petersburg as a guest at the Group of Eight Summit. Elvira, 72, who has witnessed the fluctuating relations between China and Russia ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC made right move to drop wrestling: Jacques Rogge

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in St Petersburg Rogge defends exit and shortlisting of wrestling The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic programme and then include it in a shortlist for those Games was no mistake, IOC president Jacques Rogge said yesterday. Wrestling was taken off the programme in February in a move that stunned the sporting world, ...

  10. Sport - OLYMPICS

    Crunch talks will map out future of games

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press Gathering of leaders in St Petersburg will tackle three issues- the IOC presidential race, bids for 2020 and which new sport will be included Crunch talks will map out future of games Call it the perfect storm of Olympic politics. With sports leaders gathering in St Petersburg, Russia, this week for a global convention, three high-profile campaigns ...




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