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On Red Square offers a unique festival

September 13 2007
09:04

Today in the Russian capital, Red Square, will unveil the International Military Music Festival "Kremlin Zorya. On the eve of a large-scale rehearsal of the parade, a decree on holding of which was signed by President.

Last night, at exactly 20.00, the Kremlin chimes with the battle over Red Square reverberated fanfare: on the occasion of the musicians were allowed to rise even to the upper tier of the Kremlin's Spassky Tower. The Presidential orchestra struck up and through the Spassky Gate, prancing to the beat of the music, galloped Cavalry Escort, followed by printing step, marched Honor Guard of the Presidential Regiment.

The festival, which runs until Sunday, also participate in the orchestra of the Defense Ministry, the composite Pipe Band from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa. Will also present the Royal Danish Guard Band of the armed forces of Germany, Italian flagonostsy, the dancers of the Kuban Cossack Choir, State Dance Ensemble "Nalmes" of Adygeya. Total - more than a thousand people.

And so, after more than two centuries, the main square of our country begins the revival of ancient traditions of parades, music - the first time in life they had entered Moscow in the early nineteenth century, shortly after the victory of Russian troops over Napoleon. This writes "KP".

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