2016 year. So Petersburgers celebrated the birthday of Yuri Gagarin.
In St. Petersburg, on the night of April 12, a projection of the portrait of Yuri Gagarin and the famous phrase of the cosmonaut “Let's go” will appear on the Palace Bridge.
So the Northern capital will join the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight into space.
“The Palace Bridge will be lifted to the music written by the honorary citizen of St. Petersburg, cult composer Andrei Petrov for the film” The Taming of the Fire “, based on the biography of Sergei Korolyov. In addition, a laser projection will be displayed on the span of the Palace Bridge, telling about the legendary flight of Yuri Gagarin. , – reported in the information and publishing center “Petrocenter”.
The event will be part of the Singing Bridges project.
“We expect that it is our action that will give a kind of start to the solemn events timed to coincide with the anniversary of the manned space flight and planned for this day in St. Petersburg,” TASS quotes the director general of the center Kirill Smirnov.
The light show starts at 01:00 on Monday 12 April.
Sixty years ago, on April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person in world history to fly into outer space.
Recall that the season of regular bridging will begin in St. Petersburg on the night of Saturday, April 10. Navigation on rivers and canals is going to open on April 15th.
The last time the Palace Bridge changed colors was a month ago, when it was illuminated in emerald in honor of St. Patrick's Day.