On the 31th of May from 2 pm a military orchestra
parade marshed along the Nevskii prospect (from pl. Vosstaniya to Kazanskii
These parades take place every year.
Those one is eighth one
It provoked people's interest like in the last year
20 orchestras (7 of them were foreign
ones) participated in this parade. All in all there were about one
"MMC" is a military
It might be an orchestra of Netherlands
A cadet from the cordon
he's cold because this side of Nevskii prospect is shady.
The spectators. Men on the right want to
see everything and to drink beer at the same time. And they succeed :)
By the way, after 27th of May all lacks like lacks of litter-bins in the
center of the city were corrected
Again they are
Orchestra of Ukraine armed forces
Russia. Also Navy orthestra but another
The reflection of the Nevskii prospect
and St. Catherine cathedral (opposit which we were staying)
"The representative orchestra of the
Apparently, the Swedes (they had a
picture of 3 crowns inside a circle on their drums)
"The orchestra of Byelorussian domestic
The inscription on the stripe:
"Byelorussia. Domestic forces of MIS"
MIS is the analog of the
Ministry of Internal Affairs (Department of the Interior (USA), Home
"The orchestra of Finnish defensive
Apperantly, the Italians.
Caused public censure and were hiss off because they stopped playing
when they were passing by the St Catherine cathedral (is it prohibited
by the catholic religion?)
The indcription on the jacket
The Great Britain
Again they are.
By the way they look
like Englishmen :)
The end of the parade. Releasing of
The musicians go behind the Kazanskii cathedral to warm
themselves, to drink and to have a snack :)
The project still needs
people who can translate albums into English.