One of the main festivities in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war was a Concert of the Victory at Mamaev Kurgan in Volgograd.
on June 24 the best songs of the war years and frontline poems performed by the most beloved artists of the country sounded at the foot of the main symbol of people’s heroism, the world — famous monument “the Motherland calls!” The live broadcast of this exciting spectacle led channel “Russia 1”.
Before the audience was the all-Russian youth Symphony orchestra under the baton of Yuri Bashmet, Denis Matsuev, Ildar Abdrazakov, Nikolay Rastorguev and group “lube”, Mikhail Porechenkov, Konstantin Khabensky, Dima Bilan, Sergey Bezrukov, Alexander Petrov, Irina Pegova, Polina Agureeva, Igor Butman, Sergey Garmash and many other famous musicians and artists.
a Shrill sound of military songs emphasized visual effects. Especially for this event the monument was installed huge screens on which broadcast installations and footage from the front
“I can’t even call a concert. It is a meat offering. Buried there 35 thousand people. This is not entertainment, this event is for all of us,” — said previously the chief Director, artistic Director of the concert of the Victory at Mamaev Kurgan Victor Kramer.
Mamayev Kurgan — a sacred place for the Russian history. It is here that a bloody battle was broken the course of the war. For the whole world Stalingrad (now Volgograd) became a symbol of steadfastness and courage of our people. This year the monument “the Motherland calls!” was opened after extensive restoration. In the course of works sealed 14 kilometers of the cracks, replaced the cable internal valves, cleaned the surface of the statue and updated her face.
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