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For many years the Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival has been welcoming admirers of the orchestral music from all over the globe, awarding us an unforgettably vivid and sparkling show that has secured the right to be among Russia's key international cultural events
With the Spasskaya Tower Festival already overstepping the premises of Red Square, sounds of decisive marches and classical music have begun to fill the air of Moscow's streets, parks and gardens turning them into unique points of tourist and local citizens' attractions.
The Festival is a long-awaited event both in Russia and abroad, with some of the best representatives of the national military music entities intensely getting ready for it. Throughout its history the Spasskaya Tower Festival has welcomed 160 ensembles from 54 states.
This year's Festival run is being carried out on traditionally high quality standards offering its audiences a plethora of strong emotions and excellent mood. I wish the Spasskaya Tower Festival audiences and participants new artistic discoveries, bright emotions, kindness and peace”.