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12 October 2014 y.
A large-scale cultural project - IV Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of the Asia-Pacific region – started in Krasnoyarsk
In Krasnoyarsk there started a program of concerts, exhibitions and creative actions within the Festival of the Asia-Pacific region. For a few days the city will become an international cultural center. To participate in the festival more than 600 guests from 29 countries - dancers, singers, musicians and artists – are arriving in Krasnoyarsk. Today the Acting Minister of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk region Elena Pazdnikova told about the forthcoming festival program. The participants of the Festival - a conductor and composer from Mexico Jose Luis Castillo, an artist from the United States Tracy Lee Stum representing the project «3D painting on asphalt" and a co-head of the dance group «Virsa in Por Cultural Croup» Nitish Sharma shared their first impressions of the stay in Krasnoyarsk.
Elena Pazdnikova said that guests from 14 countries already arrived in Krasnoyarsk. "All participants of the festival prepared for citizens of the region programs about the art and culture of their countries and nations. Tonight we, Siberians, will demonstrate the guests our cultural heritage in the concert of creative groups of the Krasnoyarsk region, "- said the Acting Minister of Culture of the region.
In fact, the Asia-Pacific Festival has already begun, although the official opening will take place on Friday. On June, 27 in the Maly Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Society there will take place a concert of the Krasnoyarsk Academic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jose Luis Castillo. This concert will meet Siberians with the music of Mexican composers of the twentieth century. According to Maestro Castillo, such events, as the Festival of the Asia-Pacific region, are the best place for the cultural dialogue.
In the festival program there is a special place for the traditional culture of the Asia-Pacific region. Among the participants of the festival there are groups from India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Cambodia. Nitish Sharma and his Indian dance group have taken part in the festival for the second time. The artists will present original folk dances to the Krasnoyarsk audience.
For more detailed information about the time and venues of the festival events see www.apfest.ru. Note that the Asia-Pacific Festival will last until July 4