More than 1500 performing artists from 43 countries have applied for the Fifth Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of the Asia-Pacific region. The experts point out the increased interest to the festival not only of the participants from the Asia-Pacific region, but also European and African countries. The Organizing Committee of the APF has received the applications from Afghanistan, Algeria, Ghana, Iran, Tanzania, Spain and France for the first time. The fifth part of all the applications were sent from the Latin American countries - Argentina, Venezuela, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Russian regions are represented by Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo, Irkutsk and Sverdlovsk, Krasnoyarsk and Zabaykalsky regions, the Republic of Bashkortostan, Khakassia, Tuva, and Buryatia, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The number of applications submitted for the festival has increased by 50% in comparison with the APF in 2012.
The experts of the festival will assess all the applications and select those that are suitable for participation in this large-scale international event. The main criterion is the professional level of performance.
We remind that the Expert Council is headed by the artistic director of the festival, the chief conductor and artistic director of the Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra - Vladimir Lande. The international experts are Carlos Grynfeld (Buenos Aires, Argentina), who is the general manager of the largest concert company in Latin America “Conciertos Grapa”, and LaFrae Sci (New York, USA), who is the artistic director of the special project "The Youth Big Band", musician, composer, professor of Jazz at Lincoln Center, and a cultural ambassador of the US State Department.
Additional information is available by the phone:
+7 (391) 212-32-42, Borisova Ludmila - Head of the Festival Department
The Fifth Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of the Asia-Pacific region will be held in Krasnoyarsk from 23rd to 27th of June 2016 with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Foundation for Education, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation. The festival will be held under the patronage of UNESCO for the first time.
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