Le 9 Février prochain à la salle parisienne Gaveau aura lien une conférence de presse consacrée au Festival de la Culture Russe "Art sans frontières".
The 28th of January
The 28th of January. Press conference in the Red hall of the hotel “Metropol”. “INNA TOUR” presents the Festival of the Culture of Russia “Art without frontiers” in Cannes (France), taking place the 24th –28th of August 2000.
The Festival of the Culture of Russia in Cannes will be one of the most interesting cultural events event of the Côte d’Azur, we hope to win the public reputation in the years to come . The Festival will pass under the patronage of Mr.Afanassievski, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Russia in France and the Mairie of Cannes. Presentations of the Festival will take place in Moscow, in Paris (the 9th of February in the Gaveau Concert Hall) and in Nice the 10th of March in the cadre of the International Trade Fair.
Famous artists of Russia will take part in this Festival dedicated to the commemoration of two great composers of Russia, P.Tchaikovsky and S.Prokofiev : the Academic Ensemble of folk dancing directed by Igor Moisseiev (which will open the Festival by a gala-concert) ; Victor Tretiakov (violin), People’s artist of Russia, laureate of premier Prize IIIrd contest international P.Tchaikovsky ; Denis Matsouev, the 1st Prize laureate of the 11th P.Tchaikovsky International Contest; the “Kremlin Ballet Theatre” directed by Andrei Petrov (which presents “Romeo and Julia” by S.Prokofiev, with Youri Grigorovitch as stage-manager and choreographer) ; the Moscow Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ziva ; Victoria Loukianets (soprano, Grand-Prix of the Maria Callas Intrenational Contest of vocalistes) ; Oleg Kulko (tenor, laureate of international contests of vocalistes, soloist of Bolshoi Theatre). During the Cinema Day some films of the “Debut” studio will be shown. In the cadre of the Festival will take place an exhibition-sale of masterpieces of Ernst Neizvestny, a famous painter and sculptor .
The press conference include the presentation of the official Festival WEB-site, a demonstration of a video film about the preceding Festivals Russian Art in Cannes.
The press conference will end with a dinner a la fourchette.
The following persons will participate in the press conference :
Victor Tretiakov, Andrei Petrov, Denis Matsouev,
M.François Rosseau, Director of the department of culture of Cannes
And organisers of the Festival :
Igor Beltukov, president of the Agency INNA TOUR
The same day, the 28th of January, the participants of the Festival appear in Moscow.
At 19:00 in Kremlin State Palace takes place the premiere of the ballet “ Fantastic Symphony ” by H.Berlioz put on the stage by the “Kremlin Ballet ” directed by Andrei Petrov.
At 19:00 takes place a concert of Denis Matsouev in the Big Hall of Moscow conservatoire
Igor Beltukov opened the press conference, introduced the
participants, spoke about the history of the Festival.
He announced that it is Mister Afanassievski, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Russia in France, and the Mairie de la ville des Cannes who will patronize the Festival. After the Moscow one, it will be a presentation of the Festival in Paris, in the Concert Hall “Gaveau” (the 9th of February) and in Nice during the International Trade Fair(the 10th of March).
Inna Beltukova presented “INNA TOUR”Agency having spoken about its activity as one of the companies-pilots of Russian tourism specializing on the airline transfers and sustaining regularly important cultural projects in music, cinema, dance, singing and painting.
Igor Beliaev presented to the audience the idea of the Festival, which concept is based on the anniversaries de P.Tchaikovsky et S.Prokifiev – two great Russian composers. He spoke about the program of the Festival, each day being dedicated to a new kind of Art; he explained the le web-site du Festival.
Mr Francois Rousseau informed the audience about some projects of the Mairie of Cannes and about its contribution to the organization of the Festival, he pointed out the hospitality of Cannes for the participants of the Festival.
Madame Carine Lions spoke as a representative of the Congress Palace administration assuring that the services of the Palace are ready to organize Festival concerts, meeting every technical requirements, she promised to assure mass-media functioning seeking information on the Festival.
Victor Tretiakov told that he had liked the concept of the Festival and the ways it is organized so much that he had decided put his vacation at another time in order to take part in the Festival.
Denis Matsouev gave his impressions about the French
public, expressing his reconnaissance to organisers having been
invited to participate at the Festival.
Andre Petrov said he was for the project with all his
heart, remembering all the two cultures are relied with in history,
speaking about the French and the Russian ballet, he also told about
preparations for the performance in Cannes of “Romeo et Julia”
by Sergei Prokofiev with the choreography of Youri Grigorovitch.
Photo Edouard Levine
Liste of the journalists assisting at the press
Producer Igor Beliaev, Honoured Art Worker of Russia