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Sochi cult

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Cultural Olympic Games started in Sochi. Its aim is to introduce city-owner of winter Olympic Games-2014 through cinema, theatre, music, art.

According to the IOC requirements, the Cultural Olympic Games begin four years prior to Games opening, and its culmination falls on competitions. The president of Organizing committee Dmitry Chernyshenko promises, that every year will be noted by the unique theme project: 2010 — Cinema year, 2011 — Theatre year, 2012 — Music year, 2013 — Museums year.

Programs «Cinema years»:

— «Cinema without barriers»— film festival devoted to physically challenged people;

— «Cinema in your courtyard» — gold fund world culture films, which will be shown in different parts of Sochi on special screens.

Programs «Theatre years»:

— The best performances — winners of «Zolotaya Maska» festival, exhibitions of theatre collections;

— «Territory. Sochi» — festival of modern Russian and foreign theatre troupes.

Programs «Music years»:

— Anna Netrebko's festival — Valery Gergiev;

—" Winter musical festival" Yury Bashmet;

— Igor Butman's festival «Aqua-jazz»;

— Nadezhda Babkina's festival «Songs of Russia».

Programs «Museums years»:

— Exhibitions of State Hermitage and State Tretyakov gallery collections, of All-Russian Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts funds and of private collections;

— The international exhibition-show «Expomuseum»;

— Exhibitions of a classical Russian photo.


Author: Olga Lazareva