Festival of ice sculptures “Crystal Seal”
December 2016 – February 2017
Festival of ice sculptures “Crystal Seal” is embodiment of successful collaboration of human art and nature.
26 Februrary 2017 (To be confirmed)
The word “Sagaalgan” is translated as “White Month” from the Buryat language and is associated with coming spring.
February 20-26, 2017
Maslenitsa (also known as Butter Week, Crepe Week) is the oldest surviving Slavic folk holiday.
International Festival “Jazz at the Baikal”
March – April 2017 (To be confirmed)
Festival Jazz at Lake Baikal is held annually in various parts of Irkutsk region starting from June 2006.
Museums at Night
20 May 2017
Almost all museums of Irkutsk will be accessible free of charge all day long until late at night.
Irkutsk City Day and City Carnival
June 4, 2017
Each year, on the City day, you can enjoy the concerts, festivities, fireworks, and other fun events.
June 24, 2017
On the Youth Day both kids and adults will find the attraction of their taste. The festival is held annualy on last Saturday of June.
Annual festival “Cultural Capital”
23-25 June 2017 (To be confirmed)
What began in 2014 as a small project designed to diversify the city’s social life, by 2016 developed into one of the main cultural events of Irkutsk.
VI Festival Erdyn Games
July 2017 (To be confirmed)
The international ethno-cultural festival Erdyn Games (Erdyn Naadan) will bring together shamans and athletes.
XII International Music Festival “Stars at the Baikal”
Early September 2017 (To be confirmed)
This annual festival offers diverse musical programs including performances by world famous Russian and foreign musicians.