Festival of Origins 2017 automatic translate
November 22-27, 2017, the 7th International Festival of Russian Culture "Istoki" was held in Moscow, which is held annually in order to popularize and preserve Russian culture and the Russian language in Russia and abroad, support the creativity of children, adolescents and youth, develop people’s diplomacy, strengthening of friendly international relations and international prestige of Russia. The organizer of the festival is the Center for Civil Initiatives "The Right to Life".
The festival was attended by Russians and compatriots living abroad from Canada, Latvia, Armenia, Moldova, Bulgaria, France, USA, Kazakhstan, Spain, Croatia, Azerbaijan, South Ossetia, Belarus, Israel, Italy, Turkey, Austria, Germany, Spain and other countries.
Four days of the festival were full of events aimed at a comprehensive immersion in Russian culture, history and traditions, acquainted and made friends of the festival participants from different countries. Every day at the concerts a festival anthem sounded, which united laureates and Grand Prix winners of past years, as well as new participants of the festival.
November 23 at the State Institute of Russian Language. The Day of Russian Language and Russian Culture was held in Pushkin. The grand opening of the festival was held at the crowded hall. Performances by People’s Artist of the Russian Federation Natalya Bannova, Honored Artists of the Russian Federation Svetlana Bochkova and Vladimir Mikhailov, young Russian singer Sofia Fisenko, members of the international jury Nina Penner-Baranova from Germany and Alexander Prokhorov from the USA, laureates and Grand Prix winners of the past festival, did not leave anyone indifferent. At the opening ceremony, Svetlana Avdeeva, the head of the international department of the Directorate of the International Festival of Arts "Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk", presented the President of the festival Sergeyeva Catherine with the certificate of the entry of the "Origins" Festival to the World Association of Festivals (WAF). After the grand opening of the festival participants and the students of the Institute, a large interactive program was awaited - the historical master class "Journey to Ancient Russia" from the Druzhina "Silver Wolf", a master class in Russian with Professor Vladimir Annushkin, a master class on the folk doll from the Udmurt craftsman Olga Perminova. On the same day, in the hall of the Academic Council, a Round Table "Conservation and popularization of Russian culture and the Russian language in Russia and abroad" was held. Representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation and the City of Moscow, the Moscow House of the Compatriot and the Council for the Affairs of Nationalities of the Government of Moscow, representatives of the Russian national diasporas, cultural and art figures, heads of delegations, compatriots living abroad participated in the round table.
November 24 in the concert hall of the Memorial Museum of AN Scriabin held a vocal contest. The audience received all the speeches with great love. The international professional jury consisted of representatives of 9 countries. The chairman of the jury Lina Arifulina is a famous Russian producer and director. Along with an adult jury, the participants were judged by a jury of children from 4 countries. After the competition for all the children, "Dedication to Muscovites" took place in the Old Arbat. This day ended for participants and parents with an incredibly interesting and useful master class from Lina Arifulina.
On November 25, the day began with a visit to the Moscow estate of Father Frost, where Father Frost, Snow Maiden, gnomes waited for the participants of the festival, Santa Claus mail was working. On the same day in the big hall of the Children’s School of Arts. M. A. Balakirev, participants and special guests of the festival gave a big concert dedicated to Mother’s Day, which was a great success in a crowded auditorium.
On November 26, in the October Hall of the House of Unions, a gala concert was held, which was opened by a solemn ceremony of introducing the flag of the Russian Federation and the flag of the city of Moscow with the Roto of the special guard of the Presidential Regiment. The People’s Artist of Russia Natalia Bannova and Lyudmila Safonova, the Theater-Studio "Neposedy", the Ensemble of Domrists "Slavyanochka" and the Ensemble of the Guslar "Longevity", the Honored Artist of the North and South Ossetia Amaga Gotti, the young Russian singer, the representative of Russia at the Gala Concert took part in the Gala Concert. Junior Eurovision Song Contest-2016 Sofia Fisenko, members of the jury of the festival - Eli Reichlin from Israel, Andrey Shevchuk from France, Nina Penner-Baranova from Germany, Clark Rubinstein and Ekaterina Shinkareva from the USA, Tatyana-Praskovya Kirilyuk from Moldova, Daniel Barinov from Avs Sofia Sofia Kazakova from Latvia and others. The program of the gala concert was conducted by the Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Oleshko. The festival’s president Sergeeva Ekaterina presented Sophia Fisenko with a personal certificate for the right to represent the "Origins" Festival at the gala concert of the World Association of Festivals (WAF) in the framework of the "Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk" - 2018. The results of the vocal competition were announced in a solemn atmosphere. The winner of the Grand Prix was Tais Saka, 12 years old, Turkey. Laureates of the I degree of steel - Elizaveta Perminova, 12 years old, Russia (Udmurtia); Valeria Kuchma, 14 years old, Latvia; Anastasia Vasilyeva, 16 years old, Belarus. Laureates of the II degree of steel - Yalki Saka, 10 years old, Turkey; Timur Lezgishvili, 10 years old, Canada; Elena Lokkareva, 16 years old, Russia (Nizhny Novgorod region). Laureates of the third degree became Olga Mutova, 9 years old, Russia (Khabarovsk); Anastasia Tobolicheva, 13 years old, Lugansk; Brandon Rubinstein, 12 years old, USA. Kamilla Kusova, 15, Russia (Republic of North Ossetia-Alania) received a special prize and a personal invitation as a special guest of the "Origins" -2018 Festival. At the award ceremony, all the participants and jury members received from the festival letters of commendation, illustrated books by Vladimir Gilyarovsky "Moscow and Muscovites", commemorative medals, wall clocks and calendars with festival symbols, much more, and the winners still cups and dolls, also many festival participants, jury members and representatives were awarded with gifts, plaques and personal certificates. After the awards, the winners of the vocal competition performed songs that brought them victory. Festival "Origins" -2017 completed the festival hymn in the performance of all participants, members of the jury and honorary guests, who then long said goodbye, exchanged contacts, souvenirs, were photographed for a long memory.
In 2017 the "Istoki" Festival became the winner of the Contest of the Presidential Grants Fund and was implemented using the grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society.
VII International Festival-Contest of Russian Culture "Origins" opened for its participants the diversity of Russian culture, language, traditions, Russian sources in every soul. Deep meaning for the festival is the words: "Russia begins with the Origins, which go back to the depths of centuries. Every Russian person should know the language, songs, customs, culture. We are all different, but we have one! ".
See you in 2018 at the 8th International Festival-Contest of Russian Culture "Istoki"!
- "Worlds and Spaces" - a personal exhibition of a Krasnoyarsk artist opened in the museum of Boris Ryauzov
- An exhibition opened at the Novosibirsk Art Museum - ’Russian Academy of Arts in Novosibirsk’
- Exhibition of Margarita Baranova ’Spaces and fillings’ (’Spaces and fillings’)
- Exhibition ’Spaces and Fillings’ - ’Spaces and Fills’