/ 'Your Water' Festival
'Your Water' Festival took place in St. Petersburg on July 29th
, 2017. The festival aims to reconsider the attitude to water and coastal areas as well as to introduce people to water communities of St. Petersburg: https://vk.com/yourwaterfest
The initiators of the Festival and the invited participants have suggested to treat water as an underused urban resource that demands careful and thoughtful attitude from the citizens.
The project Stadt im Dialog-2: Dialog at Water
took part in the organization of informal public lectures at the festival. The participants of the Dialog at Water
shared their ideas about P2P and their impressions from the journey to Germany. They also told about their own activities related to water issues and the development of waterfront in Russian cities. The lectures were given by Oleg Pachenkov, Daniiar Iusupov, Victoria Chufarova, Olga Polyakova, Olga Pridorogina, Alexandra Katasonova (Ufa), Vladislav Dreko (Arkhangelsk), Polina Karakulina, Yulia Faizrakhmanova.
Other participants of the project: Petrovsky rowing marathon, the educational project Trava
, the active leisure tour operator AhtiLahti
', the SUP school Beavers
and the surf station SUPSPOT, the compact boats project Walkraft
, the wakesurf club Funkywake
, the FlyJet
flyboard station , the ARTS4CITY project, the initiative project The Right to Water
, the Shtandart
captain's gigs , the 60ºN
Sailing Expeditions Club, St. Petersburg International Yacht School, the artist Vladimir Abykh and others.
As estimated by the organizers, the audience of the festival amounted to 1,000 people.