On March 31 St. Petersburg will light thousands of candles on the Palace Square and turn off electric light. Thus, St. Petersburg joins international environmental campaign Earth Hour.
Online PR News – 31-March-2012 – Saint Petersburg – Online broadcast of this event in the very centre of St. Petersburg will be traditionally carried by Vpiter.com, a free booking company ´Hotels of Saint Petersburg´.
St. Petersburg along with cities in Canada, India, Italy, Sweden and the United States is invited this year to participate in launched by WWF Earth Hour City Challenge, which aims to draw attention to saving energy and establishing low-carbon policy.
With imagination and determination people all around the world switch the electricity off and demonstrate the ability to reduce emissions. At exactly 20:30 on March 31 there kicks off this campaign known as Earth Hour. In St. Petersburg thousands of people will gather on the Palace Square and light their candles for an hour. Also the enchanting lights will fly into the clear skies. Anyone can join the action by either turning off lights or coming to the Palace Square with a candle or a flashlight.
Foreign and nonresident spectators can observe what is happening on the Internet. The service Vpiter.com as usual will broadcast live the entire historical centre, as well as the main sightseeing hosting this inspiring event - the Palace Square (the camera is mounted at the State Hermitage Museum and runs continuously). More than 18 high-resolution webcams will show the world how St. Petersburg and its inhabitants support the action to reward solutions that can make cities greener and cleaner places to live in.
Vpiter.com and ´Hotels of Saint Petersburg´, a company offering free booking of hotels and mini-hotels in St. Petersburg, favour any event in city´s life promoting environments for innovation and creativity and relieving the monotony of life. More than a million Internet users worldwide have already watched the life of the great city athttp://vpiter.com/web-cameras. As for Earth Hour the company which is interested in improving citizens´ quality of life has promised the mass cover of the event with both participation and broadcast.
About the company
Vpiter.com and ´Hotels of Saint Petersburg´ are a useful source for free booking hotels in St. Petersburg. The company works with a full range of hotels - from hostels to apartments and provides transfer and information about main attractions of the city. Over 50 000 city visitors book hotels via this site annually.
Company Site: http://vpiter.com/
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