Cultural Activities

Networking and Experiencing Russian History, Tradition and Cultures

We have created some opportunities for you to network and experience Russian history, tradition and cultures either before or after the World Sport & Business Summit. Should you require any assistance, please send your enquiry to – info@sportaccord.sport, our Local Organising Committee will contact you to provide further information.

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1. The best of Ekaterinburg

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2. Ekaterinburg – the City of the First Russian President Boris Yeltsin

A half day tour through the City of Ekaterinburg –

  • Old machinery on the Historical Square and the story behind the 1905 Revolution
  • Church of Spilled Blood at the Romanov’s Death Site and the Chapel of St. Elizabeth
  • Monumental buildings in ‘Stalin’s neoclassicism’ style and the Romanov’s Museum

A half day tour to President Boris Yeltsin’s sites of the city –

  • The city of the First Russian President Boris Yeltsin
  • The Presidential Centre of Boris Yeltsin

Dates and times:

  • Saturday 6th November 2021 – 09:00 to 13:00 hrs.
  • Sunday 7th November 2021 – 09:00 to 13:00 hrs.
  • Friday 12th November 2021 – 09:00 to 13:00 hrs.
  • Saturday 13th November 2021 – 09:00 to 13:00 hrs.

Dates and times:

  • Sunday 7th November 2021 – 09:00 to 13:00 hrs.
  • Saturday 13th November 2021 – 09:00 to 13:00 hrs.

Cost: 25 CHF per person

Cost: 40 CHF per person

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3. Europe – Asia Borderline and the Romanov’s Monastery

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4. Brothers in Arms Excursion

Cross the borderline between Europe and Asia and visit the Romanov’s Monastery –

  • The Ural Mountains, the border between Europe and Asia
  • Memorial of Victims of GULAG
  • Cross the border between Europe and Asia at the Main Obelisk
  • Monastery of Romanovs on Ganina Yama pit
  • Memorial of Romanovs on Porosenkov Log

Military history of Ekaterinburg and the biggest private collection of Russian Arms –

  • Local military history – The Soviet Army Square, The Black Tulip Memorial and The Headquarters of the Ural Military District
  • New Museum of Arms of UMMC, the biggest private collection of arms, military vehicles, aircrafts, helicopters, and Soviet cars in Russia

Dates and times:

  • Sunday 7th November 2021 – 09:00 to 14:00 hrs.
  • Saturday 13th November 2021 – 09:00 to 14:00 hrs.

Dates and times:

  • Sunday 7th November 2021 – 09:00 to 14:00 hrs.
  • Saturday 13th November 2021 – 09:00 to 14:00 hrs.

Cost: 55 CHF per person

Cost: 50 CHF per person

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5. Master Class of Russian Dumplings Pelmeni

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6. Russian Banya Bathhouse

Discover the passions of the Russian people and enjoy the pleasures of local traditions and cuisines –

  • Dive into the kitchen of a country to learn about its culture and traditions and be accompanied to a tasty journey into Russian Culture through food
  • Not a typical tourist menu meal but a practical demonstration with descriptions of authentic Russian dishes

Banya – A Russian style of sauna/steam bath –

  • One of the oldest Russian traditions and still is very popular in present days
  • It is considered that the Banya atmosphere brings people closer together and allows communication and interaction on a more common level, to have conversations about life and share their ideas or beliefs
  • Enjoy the steam bath in ‘Parnaya’ steam room
  • Take a break and relax in‘Predbannik’ room with aroma tea or special herbal tea

Dates and times:

  • Sunday 7th November 2021 – 11:00 to 14:00 hrs.
  • Monday 8th November 2021 – 17:00 to 20:00 hrs.
  • Saturday 13th November 2021 – 11:00 to 14:00 hrs.

Dates and times:

  • Monday 8th November 2021 – 17:00 to 20:00 hrs.
  • Friday 12th November 2021 – 17:00 to 20:00 hrs.
  • Saturday 13th November 2021 – 17:00 to 20:00 hrs.

Cost: 70 CHF per person

Cost: 100 CHF per person