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Celebration of school leavers «Scarlet sails» in St. Petersburg gathered this year a record number of viewers, according to «Rossiyskaya Gazeta».
He looked from 50 to 80 thousand (estimates vary) people from 31 regions of Russia and six other countries. In particular,the event was attended by the foreign fans who came to Russia for the world Cup.
Celebration of school leavers «Scarlet sails» was held in St. Petersburg in the night from 23 to 24 June. On Saturday evening after the traditional shot of the bell started a music show program, which was attended by Quest Pistols Show, Alekseev, «Caste», Victoria Daineko, Lil Wayne, and rapper Basta.
After midnight in the waters of the Neva began a large-scale multimedia show. The culmination of the celebration was the appearance of the Brigantine under crimson sails from the novel by Alexander green.
This year Scarlet sails celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. Leningrad students first saw on the Neva river the ship under crimson sails June 27, 1968. The tradition was interrupted in 1979 and was revived only after 25 years.