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festivals

Czech Republic

 

the “Prague spring”, “the Smetana litomyšl”, “Hukvaldy Janacek”, international music festival in český Krumlov international organ festival in Olomouc or “strings of autumn” – this is only the most significant music festivals in the Czech Republic. In addition to them annually a number of other traditional music events. And each of them has its own unique atmosphere.

the “Prague spring” is an integral part of national culture

International music festival “Prague spring” will be held this year on may 12 – 2 June. His concerts will be held at the prestigious state rooms, exclusive and unusual places of Prague. It will be attended by prominent Czech and foreign musicians. At the solemn opening ceremony will feature, as always, symphonic poem, B. Sour cream “My home”, this time performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

The second oldest, yet forever young festival «Smetana Litomysl”

The second oldest music festival in the Czech Republic is an international Opera festival «Smetana Litomysl”, which is held annually in the homeland of classic Czech music composer bedřich Smetana. The program consists primarily of the Opera, operas in concert performance and gala concerts, oratorios, cantatas and song Continue reading

Festival FortDance

 

in St. Petersburg, in the Fort of Emperor Alexander I (Gulf of Kronstadt), in the course of one night will host the international festival FortDance.

Headlining the festival this year will be: Armin Van Buuren, Roger Sanchez, Hernan Cattaneo, Gui Boratto, Rex The Dog, Moonbootica, SCSI-9, and specially invited guest from the UK Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1).

It evolved from a private art project to mass cultural event, the Festival FortDance became one of the most striking events in the life of international dance-music community.

Every year (since 2000) thousands of fans of electronic sounds and music lovers from Russia and Abroad flock to the shores of the Gulf of Finland on the legendary piece of architecture, a symbol of the power of Russia postperovskite era – the historic Fort Alexander I.

Participants of the festival:

* Armin Van Buuren – trance music legend, cult mixes “A State Of Trance” and founder of his own label, Armada.

* Herman Cattaneo – the temperamental Argentine representative of the new wave of Progressive House, unique artist, the first attempt caught in the global ranking of the best DJs.

* Roger Sanchez – house Continue reading

Fashion festival – autumn Finland

 

Every year in the fall of the year in most of the cities of Finland organised by local authorities thematic events that are associated with the fashion industry. At such events, you see the following:

– fashion brands provide an opportunity for ordinary people to see their new collections;

– model Agency engaged in organizing demonstrations product leading brands;

stylists, makeup artists and hair stylists ready to show everyone their skills;

– in stores and shopping centers pass sales last year things are exhibited in the halls of the fashion trends of the season.

20 September – festival “Night of fashion”

This event is held twice a year in the town of Kouvola in the autumn and spring periods. In 2013 this event was the 10-th under the account. During this period of time “Night of fashion” is one of the most revered festivals of the city, for locals and visiting tourists. Most often visited by the tourists from the Russian Federation.

The name of the holiday (“Night of fashion”) is due to the fact that the peak of the event comes late in the evening. In honor of this event boutiques, clothing stores and footwear Continue reading