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Chinese Year of the Dragon Descended into St. Petersburg: Watch with Vpiter.com Live Webcams

01-26-2012 02:27 AM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Chinese Year of the Dragon Descended into St. Petersburg: Watch

On the eve of Chinese New Year residents of St. Petersburg, tourists and even the Chinese community decided to have the parade on Nevsky Prospect celebrating New Year according to Chinese culture tradition. The flashmob of forming a giant dragon passing from Gostiny Dvor to Moscow railway station was organised by Vpiter.com, a free booking company 'Hotels of Saint Petersburg'.

On Sunday, January, 22nd the flashmob started and the dragon began its movement. All eager people could join the procession and enjoy the dragon's promises of wellbeing and help in finding true happiness. Each participant had in the hands some sort of bright fabric, such as the colorful veil. These rags symbolized the skin of the beast. This action was implemented by Vpiter.com and 'Hotels of Saint Petersburg' to remind everybody of the ancient Chinese legend of the ferocious dragon and commemorate the tradition to celebrate New Year in such a manner - loud, bright and cheerful.

Those who were not able to attend the flashmob could watch this event online via 20 latest webcams with high resolution on the company's website. As close as possible the longest tail of the dragon could be seen via a webcam on Nevsky 47 - special webcam to send greetings - http://www.vpiter.com/spb_dragon_action/.

Vpiter.com and 'Hotels of Saint Petersburg', a company offering free booking of hotels and mini-hotels in St. Petersburg at prices up to 15% below the open price, provided all the information support and live broadcast.

Links:
Company Site: http://vpiter.com

Live Webcams on Nevsky Prospect: http://vpiter.com/web-camera-hyde1/
http://vpiter.com/web-camera/
http://vpiter.com/web-camera-ploshad-vosstaniya/

Reports, video and images of the flashmob: http://www.vpiter.com/spb_dragon_action/
http://piter.tv/event/DRAKON/

Vpiter.com has 12-year experience of free booking hotels in St. Petersburg. The company works with a full range of hotels - from hostels to apartments and in addition, provides transfer and information on key attractions of the city. Every year over 50 000 city visitors book hotels using this service. The company 'Hotels of Saint Petersburg' provides an approved selection of hotels with affordable last minute travel offers.

Press secretary: Anatoliy Koptev
E-mail: info@vpiter.com
Tel.: +7 (812) 335-09-88

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