16 September 2009, Wednesday, 13:03
author: Lubov Kolokolova
The fourth bard song festival organized by the Ufa engine plant (UMPO) took place in sports and health centre "Zvezdny". UMPO employees and guests from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Perm and other Russian cities participated in it. The festival's highlight is appearance of Kazan bard Leonid Sergeev specially invited to the festival.
According to the public affairs office of JSC UMPO, grand prize of the festival went to Moscow duet "Alkor". In the nomination "Duet" the winner was Ufa duet "Nonsense". In the nomination "Author", the prizewinner was Elizaveta Evschik from Ufa ("Bard song school" — BSS). Elvira Kudasheva got the prize in the nomination "Singer". In the nomination "Composer" prizewinner was Elena Kozlova.
Besides, special prizes of the jury went to Renat Hafikov (UMPO), "KLIM-band" (JSC "Klimov"), group "BSS". Rinat Miniakhmetov and trio "Company" got special prize of UMPO Youth association.
The festival went on for three days. There was an encampment organized for the festival's participants on the territory of sports and health centre "Zvesdny" located on Pavlovka reservoir.