Celebration of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016
"The International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016 was celebrated by the Consulate General of India, St. Petersburg at Peter and Paul fortress grounds on 26th June 2016, a historical place of the city and one of the main tourist attractions of St. Petersburg. The celebration drew a total footfall of around 4000 people during the day and around 600 yoga enthusiasts participated in the Common Yoga Protocol demonstration. Local Yoga schools, Ayurveda centres and volunteers participated in the event. Mr. Pavel Belov, Vice-Chairman, St. Petersburg Committee for Physical Culture and Sports and Mr. Voronkov, Director from External Relations Committee, St. Petersburg were present on this occasion and addressed the participants."
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