59 events to mark the day are scheduled in the city.
October 1 is the International Day of Older Persons. In St. Petersburg, 59 events to mark the day are scheduled.
The main event is the traditional concert in the Oktyabrsky Grand Concert Hall. There will be also concerts, performances, film shows, round tables, festivals, and contest for older people.
St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov has congratulated the elderly residents on the occasion.
Photo: St. Petersburg TV channel