Research & Expertise

The Institute for Cultural Programs conducts research, provides expert assessments, and implements programs aimed at both revealing cultural trends and increasing the sustainability of cultural institutions in St. Petersburg.

The ICP has implemented a number of projects, including:

Researched and presented:

  • "The Successes and Challenges of Integrating Migrants into the Cultural Life of St. Petersburg"
  • "Online Purchasing of Tickets to Cultural Events in St. Petersburg"

Coordination of sociological surveys:

  • Availability of St. Petersburg’s culture for people with special needs
  • Amount and Quality of Cultural Services in St. Petersburg
  • Awareness and the public’s attitude towards city arts festivals
  • Availability of St. Petersburg’s culture for citizens from different parts of the city

Drafting a program to increase the availability of cultural services for people with special needs

Hosted the Scientific Research Forum "Saint Petersburg: The Multidimensionality of Cultural Space," which examined strategic planning and financing of culture in St. Petersburg, and culture’s contributions towards increasing the economic potential of the city and the quality of life of its residents. Representatives from academic, cultural and political arenas took part in the forum.


The “Total Dictation” of 2022 in St. Petersburg

The “Total Dictation” of 2022 was discussed in St. Petersburg

Today, April 1, the online press conference dedicated to the annual educational campaign “Total Dictation” in St. Petersburg in 2022 was held in the TASS news agency. The representatives of the “Total Dictation 2022” organizers presented information about the venues, participants, partners of the event, its innovations and, of course, about speakers who will read the text at the venues.

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Finnish-Russian Cultural Forum will be rescheduled

The organizers of the Finnish-Russian Cultural Forum – the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland and the Finland-Russia Society – inform about the suspension of preparations for the Forum 2022 and the subsequent postponement of its dates.