10 November 2010, Wednesday, 18:29

Folklore bands from Bashkiria have played at the gala-show of the festival “Victory Salute” in Moscow

author: Azat Gafurov

The final gala-show of the laureates of the all-Russian folk art festival “Victory Salute” has taken place in Moscow on the stage of the State Academic Small Theater. This festival represents one of the most wide-scaled artistic actions, organized by the Ministry of culture RF and by the State Russian Folk Art House jointly with the cultural institutions of practically all Russian regions. The festival started on February 2, 2008, in the city-hero of Volgograd. For two years it has walked through the whole country and its shows were held in Rostov-on-Don and in Khabarovsk, in Cheboksary and Voronezh, in Yekaterinburg and Vladimir.

The folklore dance band “MIRAS” and the ensemble of the Bashkir flutists by Najmetdin Khasanov presented the bright and aboriginal culture of Bashkiria at the gala-show in Moscow with the music and dance composition “The Marquee”.