Scarlet Sails is the largest event of the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.
This massive public event includes free music, ballet, and rowing and motorboat races. There’s also a pirate ship battle on the Neva River.
The main feature of the event (and its namesake) is a large ship with scarlet sails that glides across the river against a backdrop of fireworks
This year a record number of visitors is expected due to the World Cup in Russia.
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