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22 August 2017

International Military Music Festival «Spasskaya Tower» Takes Place in Moscow from 26 August to 3 September

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In the course of ten evenings, spectators and guests of the Red Square will enjoy a colorful show, where the best Russian and foreign military orchestras will perform. The show will also include theatrical elements, light installations and magnificent fireworks.

Participants of the show are coming form all over the world. This year the show celebrates its anniversary, and the spectators will see legendary musicians from Russia, Austria, Armenia, Belarus, Egypt, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Switzerland, as well as from the European Union and an international band.

Spasskaya Tower Festival is growing and developing every year, confirming its status of the largest international military music event in the world.

Moscovites and guests of the Russian capital will see the performance of the Cavalry Escort of the Presidential Regiment and the Kremlin Equestrian School.

Spasskaya Tower for Children Project will include an annual competition of children and youth brass bands, parade of children’s escorts of honor from different regions of Russia, workshops for children.

The organizers of the Festival pay close attention to the development of the Festival social campaign, constantly improving day activities, such as horse shows and activities at the kids’ town. These events have free admission. As a part of its charity project, the Festival administration is distributing free tickets to the Festival, giving an opportunity to visit the show to the socially disadvantaged groups.

In can be stated with certainty that this year the Festival crossed time and geographical borders. Nowadays Spasskaya Tower Festival is not only a colorful and large scale 10 days event, but a new Russian cultural movement.

This anniversary year with support of the Russian Ministry of Defense and the Moscow Government and due to attention from the city dwellers, the Festival managed to increase the number of city venues «Orchestras in parks».

Everyone’s favorite event has become an integral part of the city life, resurrecting one of the most impressive traditions of the pre-revolutionary and soviet times - the tradition of performances of military orchestras in Moscow parks.

«Spasskaya Tower» organizers pay close attention to the development of children’s and youth projects. In the end of May several events associated with the Children’s day were held: the parade of children’s escorts of honor at the Aleksandrovsky Garden and the concert of the band of the Moscow Music Military School at the Three Station Square.

The International Military Music Festival «Spasskaya Tower» is a large scale project, popular not only in Russia, but also abroad. It has become a world class event, a unique instrument of the international dialogue.

«Spasskaya Tower», the youngest military tattoo in the world, has already been recognized as one of the best, making the top three.

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