The Institute for Cultural Programs (ICP) is a state organization for culture and continuing education. It was established in 1993 by the St. Petersburg Committee for Culture of the St. Petersburg City Government.

The ICP’s primary mission is to promote and market St. Petersburg’s culture through expertise, analysis, evaluation and other marketing research in the realm culture and arts with the purpose of implementing the city’s cultural policy. The ICP works in the fields of information, continuing education, and cultural research.

The ICP develops and coordinates local, regional, federal and international programs.

The ICP conducts and publicizes the work of the St. Petersburg Toponymy Commission (St. Petersburg’s Commission on the Origins of Place Names).

The ICP’s main areas of activity are dictated by the current cultural challenges of St. Petersburg. To facilitate the development of successful, up-to-date models of management in the sphere of culture and education, the ICP has been both studying, analyzing and implementing the international experience in the fields.

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.