On January 28, the festival "Kuban Cossack" opened in Sochi
The festival of children's folk groups “Kuban Cossack” is traditionally held from 1991 year. During this time, more than 30 thousands of young artists were able to participate in the competition and declare themselves, to share their creativity and talents with the audience and like-minded people.
28 January in Sochi, the grand opening of the festival. More than eight hundred amateur artists from different parts of Russia took part in the festive procession.
As in previous years, the event promises to be bright, cheerful and, traditionally, saturated with folklore. Participants - 43 groups of different ages and 49 soloists from five Russian republics: Adygea, Komi, Crimea, Chuvashia and North Ossetia-Alania.
The festival program will include: three competition days, master classes with choirmaster and choreographer of the Kuban Cossack Choir, a meeting with Viktor Zakharchenko and a representative of the Russian State House of Folk Art of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation Dinara Abdullina and much more.
Regional zonal competitions will be held: 1 February - in the rural House of Culture of the village of Starokorsunskaya, 2 of February - in the cultural center of Labinsk, 8-9 of February - in the Center of Folk Culture "Cossack Metochion" of the village of Leningrad, February 16 - in the DK named after V.M. Tolstoy Timashevsk, February 17 - in the Social and Cultural Center of the Crimea region and March 1 - in the Lazarevsky Center for National Cultures named after K.S. Mazlumyan.
Winners of the All-Russian Folklore Competition will be announced 1 July.