On 16-22 Apr, Indian Film and culture festival was held at Saint Petersburg on the occasion of 65th anniversary of Indo-Russian diplomatic relations. Indian Ambassador ShriAjaiMalhotra inaugurated the event at St. Petersburg on 16 Apr 2012.
On 22 March 2012, the Hindi School at St. Petersburg (School No. 653) celebrated Holi at the auditorium of the school. Consulate officials participated in the function, which included dances on Hindi songs, Hindi skits, Indian traditional dress-fashion show. The Consulate gifted Hindi books and Hindi learning kits to the school.