From 14 to 20 in May, St. Petersburg hosted the XIII Festival of musical creativity of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia “Shield and Lira” and the XXVII All-Russian charity event of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation “Mercy of the White Nights” dedicated to the memory of employees of internal affairs bodies and military personnel of the internal forces who died during call of duty. Both events were held as part of the celebration of the 300 anniversary of the Russian police, and the main event of the festival was a creative competition in which the ministry employees were able to demonstrate their vocal and choreographic talents.
To take part in this festival in St. Petersburg went and actress music publishing house "Zvuk-M" Albina и Fati Tsarikayevs, who not so long ago joined the ranks of the Interior Ministry officers. At the initiative of the Minister of the Interior for the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Lieutenant-General of Police Mikhail Skokov, Albina became the production director of the Cultural Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and Faty - his chief specialist.
“Mikhil Ivanovich loves the culture of Ossetia very much, treats it with respect and reverence,” says Fati, “he does a lot to maintain patriotism in people, love for their homeland, its history, culture and traditions of ancestors. And we are very pleased that he is so attentive to our work, appreciating our contribution to the development of the culture of the Republic. "
In general, 68 subjects were represented at the festival, which showed numbers in various nominations. Members of the jury evaluated the participants: People’s Artist of Russia Nadezhda Babkina, People’s Artist of Russia Igor Sklyar, musicians Rodion Gazmanov and Alexey Kortnev.
The brilliance of the speeches and outstanding talents of the Ministry of Internal Affairs staff turned the concert into a grand celebration, which was difficult to determine. And, what is especially pleasant, in the nomination “Vocal duos” the winners were the sisters Tsarikaev who sang the song “Alans”!
“At first, Albina and I did not even imagine the scale of this event,” says Fati, “when we went to St. Petersburg, we could not understand how the Ministry of Internal Affairs and creativity could be connected. But when we got to the festival, we were shocked by how serious everything was! The preparation of each participant was at the highest level. As it turned out, they had been rehearsing and preparing for a very long time. It was very interesting to see, for example, a traffic police officer come out and perform a song. It would seem that he had just been in his office, stopped drivers, checked documents, and now he is standing on stage and sings no worse than Kobzon! "
Our singers were immediately invited to take part in the charity gala concert of Russian pop artists, winners and laureates of the All-Russian festival “Mercy of the White Nights”.
“The gala was amazing! Congratulatory speech for the winners from the Secretary of State - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Russia and Adviser of the Russian Federation 1st class Zubov Igor Nikolaevich. A performance together with the stars of the Russian stage, and, of course, our exit with the magnificent Nadezhda Babkina! ”, Fati commented.
It was an insanely busy week in the cultural capital of our homeland and the gala was amazing! Congratulatory speech for the winners from the Secretary of State - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Russia and Adviser of the Russian Federation 1st class Zubov Igor Nikolaevich. Performance together with the stars of the Russian stage, and of course our exit with the magnificent @ngbabkina Nadezhda Babkina mercy of the white nights # alania # ossetia
After that, Fati Tsarikaeva was also chosen to represent her region in the general photo of the festival, which was taken against the background of a cannon - ten participants in national costumes fired that day an artillery shot from the Naryshkin wall of the Peter and Paul Fortress bastion.
Full of new impressions, joy of victory and creative inspiration, the Tsarikayev’s sisters returned to Ossetia, bringing with them another victory.