24 January 2012, Tuesday, 11:54
author: Elmira Sabirova
The XVIII open pop song and dance festival “Epiphany Frosts-2012”, traditionally organized by the Ministry for culture RB, Republican Folk Art Center and Birsk administration, is declared over and the big show was its final accord in this town.
The acting Minister for culture RB Kamilla Davletova says for these years the festival has become not just a good tradition but a visit card of both the town of Birsk and the whole of Bashkiria. For 18 years of its existence more than 4,5 thousand young singers, dancers and musicians have taken part in it and for many of them “Epiphany Frosts” stage has become real start-up.
More than 300 amateur artists from all regions of Bashkiria and other Russian regions demonstrated their mastery in Birsk in 2012 and for the first time the jury, consisting of real professionals, determined the winners in every of three nominations: vocal, choreography and bands.
Thus, Ildar Usmanov from Utchalinsky region has won the Grand-Prix in the nomination “pop song”.
The Grand-Prix has been conferred on nobody in the nomination “pop dance”. Two ensembles – free ballet “No Comments” from Oktyabrsky and the choreographic ensemble “The Sun” from Blagoveshensk have become laureates of the 1st degree.
The ethnic rock band “ARGYMAK” from Ufa has become the best in the nomination “bands”.