By Laman Ismayilova
The exciting summer festival "Zhara-2017" involving Russian celebrities is underway in the Sea Breeze recreation center in Baku.
The grand event is a joint project of Azerbaijani singer Emin Agalarov, honored artist of the Russian Federation Grigory Leps and founder of the Russian radio award "Golden gramophone", Sergey Kozhevnikov.
More than 800 musicians from various countries will perform at the four-day festival.
Emin Agalarov, Grigory Leps, Leonid Agutin, LOBODA, Jah Khalib, "MBAND", Monatik, Valeria, Max Barskih, Vera Brezhneva, Alexey Vorobyov, Azad Shabanov and others lit up the festival's first day, Trend Life reported.
Specially for the event, Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann arrived in Baku.
German musician visited the gallery of famous Azerbaijani artist Ali Shamsi, which is located in Icherisheher. The artist shared on Instagram photos taken while touring the city.
Emin Agalarov, a well-known singer and one of the organizers of Zhara 2017, also shared a video with the German musician on his Instagram page.
Popular singer Anita Tsoy also shared her impressions on the summer festival and Baku, noting that it's her third visit to the lovely, sunny town.
Famous Russian singer Alexander Panayotov, on his page on Instagram, shared his video performances, which was signed:
"How wonderful it is to sing a favorite song already loved by many! The creative evenings of Alla Pugacheva and Grigoriy Leps are coming soon !", he wrote.
In his interview with Trend Life, People's artist of Russia, singer Oleg Gazmanov said that the festival in Baku met all expectations.
The singer came to Azerbaijani capital with his family.
"Baku changes every day. It is a modern city where everyone has very kind and caring attitude to the history and traditions," said Gazmanov.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz