Captain Igor Kurdin
Dear fellow submariners and all our friends,
I would like to inform you that our "Saint-Petersburg
Submariners & Naval Veterans Club" have been entrusted to hold
the 54th International Submariners Congress in the Naval Capital
of Russia. It will take place in St. Petersburg from the 5th to
12th of June 2017.
We have been designing an exciting and interesting program for
you during your stay with us.
As well as the Naval Capital, St Petersburg is also considered
to be the Cultural Capital of Russia. We would like to show you
the most famous sights of the city, such as the Hermitage, Peter
and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac Cathedral. You will visit Peterhof
museum complex and the famous Amber Room in Pushkin.
You are welcome to arrive on the 5th of June.
The cultural part of the Congress will continue for three days
beginning June 6th. The Official part of the Congress will start
in the evening of June 8th and according to congress tradition
it will last for 4 days, ending with a traditional Gala Dinner
and closing party on the 11th.
During the official part you will see St. Petersburg as a naval
capital. You can visit naval fortress Kronstadt with its Naval
Cathedral, the new Central Navy Museum of Russia, the legend of
Russian fleet - the cruiser Aurora, the Narodovolets D-2
submarine and C-189 Whiskey Class submarine. We will honor the
memory of fallen submariners in St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral and
at the Kursk Submarine Memorial at the Serafimovskoe Cemetery.
The Congress website will provide further information on fees
and other details in the nearest future - http://www.54isc.com/homepage
We offer you accommodation in the hotels St .Petersburg and
We are truly excited to inform you that the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of Russia has approved humanitarian visas for
all the participants of the Congress. This visa type is
financially more affordable and easier to obtain.
Captain Igor Kurdin,