Today, on the 27th of August, a musical parade of participants of X International Festival “Spasskaya Tower” took place.
The parade was opened by young musicians, participants of the Children and Youth Festival of Brass Bands, a part of “Spasskaya Tower” Festival. They were followed along the main passageway by the entire bands - professional artists participating in the Festival. The participants are coming from 12 different countries: Austria, Armenia, Belarus, Egypt, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Russia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Switzerland. Apart from that, a combined orchestra of bagpipers from the European Union and an international dance group came to the Festival to perform. In total the parade gathered more than 1200 artists. A colourful show was accompanied by national music of various countries and applause from the spectators.
“Not everyone has an opportunity to visit the main evening show at the Red Square, but anyone can come on a weekend to listen to Russian and foreign bands, - says Sergey Smirnov, Head of “Spasskaya Tower” Administration. - As organizers of the Festival, we arrange excursions around Moscow for our foreign guests, as well as visits to the museums, boat trips, while they together with the Russian military orchestras share their wonderful music with moscovites and guests at the city venues. We really appreciate that!”