t success both among the inhabitants of Corfu, and tourists coming from Russia and Europe. From year to year, the audience of the festival is from 7 to 10 thousand people.
In the program of the festival in 2018 - the performance of the quintet of balalaika students of the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian National Guard, laureate of international competitions, soloist - Alexey Parfenov, Honored Artist of the Voronezh Region, laureate of All-Russian competitions - Olga Chirkova, soloist of the State Academic Russian Folk Ensemble "Russia" named after Lyudmila Zykina - Mikhail Gavrilov, choir of the St. Nicholas Epiphany Cathedral in St. Petersburg. In the gala concert the graduates of the Academy of the Russian Ballet named after Agrippina Vaganova - Daria Ionova and Nikolaos Gkentsef will perform. Within the framework of the festival in Kerkyra, the exhibition of 20 best works of the international contest of children's drawings is held: "Feodor Ushakov is a Holy Russian admiral". The competition was held in April-May 2018. The contest was attended by 600 children from Russia, Belarus and Greece. The chairman of the jury is Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts, People's Artist of the Russian Federation - Vasily Nesterenko. Also, the exhibition "Greek shrines on the Vladimir's land" and an exhibition of children's christening shirts "Seraphim", made by the craftsmen of lace making according to the unique technology of "white sewing" are also demonstrated.
Good relations between Russia and Greece are our common heritage. We cherish the centuries-old traditions of friendship that have developed between our peoples. A solid foundation of cooperation is our common civilizational values, Orthodox culture and sincere mutual sympathy. The partnership of our countries should not depend on fluctuations in the international political environment. The task of the peoples of Russia and Greece is to protect and multiply the rich historical heritage!
Organizers of the festival: the Center for Cultural Cooperation. St. Spyridon of Trimythous and the Town Hall of Kerkyra. The chairman of the organizing committee of the festival is Sergey Vladimirovich Stepashin. Executive director of the festival is Artem Nikolayevich Laevsky.
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