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Russian TV to air "Zhara" fest

15 August 2017 14:05 (UTC+04:00)
Russian TV to air "Zhara" fest

By Laman Ismayilova

Russian "First Channel" will broadcast the second part of a gala concert held within the International Music Festival "ZHARA-2017" on August 18.

The gala concert will be shown at 21:30 Moscow time, Trend Life reported.

The Russian "First Channel" aired the first part of the concert on August 11.

The second edition of the summer fest "Zhara-2017" was held on the coast of the Caspian Sea in the beautiful resort Sea Breeze in Baku on July 27-30.

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.

The festival gathering the “cream” of Russian and Azerbaijani music industry featured unforgettable four-day party for Baku residents and its guests. More than 80 famous artists and talented performers lit up the festival's evenings with their most popular songs.

Overall, more than 500 guests, including musicians, dancers and members of delegations arrived in Baku for the summer music festival. The long awaited festival stipulated multiple days of entertainment and unforgettable concert-going experiences for about 8,000 spectators who followed the festival every day.

LOBODA, Emin Agalarov, Grigory Leps, Vera Brezhneva, Ani Lorak, Anita Tsoyand opened the festival. Russian pop stars, including People's Artist of USSR, Prima donna of the Russian pop music Alla Pugacheva, People’s Artist Filipp Kirkorov, Honored Artist Kristina Orbakaite, well-known TV presenter and comedian Maksim Galkin also joined the Music Festival.


Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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