Today, may 20, in Peterhof, a solemn launch of the fountains. The ceremony was attended by the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and Deputy Minister of culture of Russia Alla Manilova.
This year the opening of the fountains took place in an unusual setting under the title «journey to the land of don Quixote». It marks the end of the tourism year of Spain in Russia. During Grand performances, viewers can see theatrical performances on motives of the paintings of the great Spanish artists El Greco, Diego Velasquez and Salvador Dali. Was also told the tragic story of «the knight of the sad figure» of don Quixote. In addition, St. Petersburg was introduced to flamenco and classical Spanish music. According to the organizers, over the holiday worked 1,500 employees of the Palace complex and 450 artists.