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Moscow to host Spasskaya Tower international festival from August 26 to September 3

MOSCOW, April 10. /TASS/. The 16th annual Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival will take place in Moscow between August 26 and September 3, the organizing committee said in a statement on Monday.

"The 16th Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival will take place between August 26 and September 3, 2023, in accordance with an order by Russian President Vladimir Putin. As per tradition, Red Square, the heart of the Russian capital, will be the venue for the event," the statement reads.

The organizing committee added that over 1,000 musicians, solo singers and dancers would take part in this year’s festival.

The Spasskaya Tower festival celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2022. Over the preceding years, over 160 bands from 57 countries have participated in the event and more than 860,000 spectators have attended the festival. The audience for live broadcasts of the event has exceeded 50 mln people.

"The Spasskaya Tower festival is unparalleled in terms of its scope, content and visual appeal. Every year, it confirms its status as Russia’s biggest international cultural project, which is rightfully considered among the world’s top three military music festivals," the organizers pointed out.

Several thousand tickets to the festival’s performances are usually reserved for underprivileged social groups, pre-school facilities and schools. In 2022, the families of participants in the special military operation in Ukraine were also included in the program, the organizing committee specified.



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