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19 December 2017

The Dates for the Spasskaya Tower 2018 Has Been Announced

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The Eleventh Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival will take place on August 24th – September 2nd on Red Square, its one and only location, in the very heart of the Russian capital.

Over the departing year, the Festival celebrated its first anniversary. Throughout the first 10 years of its history, Spasskaya Tower saw 150 groups from 50 countries from all over the globe and was attended by an audience of more than 650 000 people.

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the Festival as… «by all means <…> a long-awaited event, a favorite by the audience, one of the Russian capital’s hallmarks».

Traditionally Spasskaya Tower has boasted a very high demand by its participants, audience and mass-media. In 2017 the Festival saw the participation of 2100 performers, around 1000 of them from abroad.

The Eleventh Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival is to become one of the large-scale multinational musical highlights of the upcoming year 2018, bringing unforgettable emotions to everyone involved.

The Festival is committed to developing its social program, constantly increases and improves its day-time activities. The riding area of the Kremlin Equestrian School has become part and parcel of the Festival’s socially oriented cultural program. Over 10 years of the Festival’s history the horse program of the Festival has seen over 200 shows attended by thousands of people.

The 2018 will also see a further development of the Spasskaya Tower for Kids which includes the annually competition of children’s and youth bands, a contests for the children’s honorary guards from all over Russia; the children’s area of the Festival will offer free exhibitions, masterclasses, contests, relays and games for everyone interested.

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