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GRAND NIGHT OPEN AIR CONQUERED YOUTH

On the night of July 18 the Vitebsk festival stage gathered the best DJs from around the world: Feel, DJ Nejtrino, Kevin David (Germany) and many others.

THE GOLDEN FLEECE OF THE FESTIVAL

The International Festival of Arts “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk” opens its door to the entire world and provides an opportunity for everyone to be heard and to hear offers.

“GOLDEN PEN” AND COMMEMORATIVE BADGES

The closing of the press center of the International Festival of Arts didn’t mean that the journalists accredited at “Slavianski Bazaar” would finish their work. Even during this event they were sending latest news to their agencies, taking interviews and photos. Some of them still had to write reports on the business trip to the festival Vitebsk.

AGEMATES

July 18 on the stage of the Summer Amphitheatre the art group “Turetsky Choir” presented its jubilee show “With you forever”. Like the festival, the art group celebrates the 25th anniversary.

QUEEN OF THE BALL CHOSEN IN WONDERLAND

The fabulous contest-tournament in the magical country of Wonderland finished on July 18 in the Concert Hall “Vitebsk” with a gala concert of the XIV International Children Music Contest “Vitebsk-2016”.

“STAR HOUR” FEATURES CHANNEL

A TV Channel has become the hero of today’s “Star Hour”. As we know, the festival begins well before its official opening and offers post-festival events after its official closing ceremony. Tomorrow's program includes a big concert “Chanson TV - 10 years. ALL STARS”.

THE STORY OF A LATVIAN FILM

The feature film “Graduation Year”, also known as “The Lesson”, continued the festival film program in the Cinema House. The work by the young Latvian filmmaker Andris Gauja won success at film festivals in Montreal, Chicago, Bergen, Cottbus and the Russian “Kinoshock”.

SLEEPLESS NIGHT WITH “EUROPA PLUS TV. HIT NON STOP IN VITEBSK”

On the night of July 17 the Summer Amphitheatre stage hosted a concert “EUROPA PLUS TV HIT NON STOP IN VITEBSK”. Top Russian and foreign performers gathered to treat the audience to a variety of their hits.

YOUNG CONTESTANTS CONQUERED THE JURY

Today the International Press Center has invited journalists to meet with Honored Artist of Belarus, artistic director and conductor of the Presidential Orchestra of Belarus Victor Babarikin, who is presiding as chairman of International Jury of the XIV International Children Music Contest “Vitebsk-2016”.

"THE SONG ABOUT FATE" PERFORMED FOR CAPACITY CROWD

The anniversary festival “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk” has paid tribute to People's Artist of the USSR and Belarus Vladimir Mulyavin, who would have turned 75 this year.

SEVEN REASONS TO COME BACK TO VITEBSK

Vitebsk possesses some mystic qualities making everyone come back. Opinions on that theme and impressions about the Street Art Fest “On Seven Winds” have been shared by the participants of the press conference “Seven reasons to come back to Vitebsk, or the City of inspiration”.

BEST DJs OF BELARUS IN VITEBSK

Last night Victory Square turned into a huge dance floor. It hosted a music contest “Belarus and I”, organized by the youth radio “Pilot FM”.

TALENT CAN’T BE TAUGHT

The International Press Center has hosted a meeting that started with showing of a fragment from the documentary “The Dancer”, directed by Alexander Gentelev. The main character in the movie and the guest of the meeting was Valery Panov, a ballet dancer, choreographer, Merited Artist of the RSFSR, Laureate of the RSFSR State Prize, founder and artistic director of the “Theatre - Ballet Panov Ashdod” (Israel). He emigrated from the Soviet Union in 1974, when he was a soloist of the Mariinsky theatre. Over the years Valery Panov has performed and staged many productions in the major theatres of the world.

25TH MOMENT OF SUMMER

The anniversary festival has presented a concert featuring the Grand Prix winners and laureates of the International Contest of Pop Song Performers “Vitebsk” of different years. It was held on July 16 in the Summer Amphitheatre under the motto “25 Moments of Summer”.

CONTEST LEADERS

It’s a unique event in the entire festival history that on the first contest day a contestant has received the highest scores possible (10) from all the jury members. That's what happened yesterday after the performance by Aleksey Gross from Belarus. Our compatriot got 80 points and a storm of applause from the audience in the Summer Amphitheatre.

NEW HEROES OF THE WORLD BEHIND THE LOOKING GLASS

The famous and well-known by every child fairy tale about Alice who gets into a magical, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland has come true in the Concert Hall “Vitebsk”.

“GOLDEN HIT” ENRAPTURES

The Summer Amphitheatre hosted the “Golden Hit” concert featuring Belarusian and Russian singers on the night of July 16. They presented the world-known hit songs which the audience joined in singing.

MAGICAL WORLD OF THE CZECH CINEMA

The festival film program is in full swing. n July 16 the cinema-lovers were treated to the cinema art of the Czech Republic.

TIME FOR DISCOVERIES

The Street Art Fest “On Seven Winds” keeps on offering its diversified program of entertainment to the city residents and guests.

“14+”. A MUST WATCH

The festival film program features two Russian movies. Today the Cinema House has presented the film “14+”, released in autumn of 2015. Before that, “14+” by Andrei Zaitsev, the film’s director, scriptwriter and producer, successfully represented Russia in the competition at the Berlin Festival “Generation +” for children and youth films.