The famous Grushinsky festival was first held in online mode

In the Samara region ended with the famous international festival of author’s song Valery Grushin. This year because of the pandemic, the coronavirus that causes it was first held in online, broadcast and looked in total more than half a million spectators.

Translation took place from 2 to 5 July festival, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the great Victory were held in social networks, on Youtube and on the official website of the event. The audience was able to see concerts of Oleg mitiaeva, Vadim Egorov, Vadim and Valery Mishukov, Alexander Gorodnitsky, Galina Homchik, many other authors and artists.

the Idea of Grushinsky festival of author’s songs appeared in 1967 after the river UDA in the Irkutsk region was tragically killed a student of the Kuibyshev aviation Institute Valery Grushin who saved drowning children, reminds TASS. The first festival took place a year later in the Zhiguli mountains, and was attended by about 600 people. In 1980, the festival was banned and re-opened only in 1986.