The Christmas fair began to work in St. Petersburg. This year it will take place in three different locations — Manezhnaya, Konyushennaya and Palace Squares. This was reported by a reporter “Paper”who attended the event.

The authorities of St. Petersburg designed the fair in the style of the fairy tale “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”. Figurines of rats stood between the stalls on Manezhnaya Street, and a themed carousel worked at the event. During the opening of it and the skating rink, large queues lined up, the correspondent reports. “Paper”.

In addition, music from the ballet of the same name by Pyotr Tchaikovsky played in the background, and animators dressed as fairy tale characters Marie and Franz walked along the square.

According to a correspondent “Paper”, the fair team did not remove puddles from the event area, because of which visitors constantly slipped. For example, one of the puddles is located right at the entrance to the fair.

The Christmas market is open from 12:00 to 21:00. It will be open until January 9th.

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