By Laman Ismayilova
As the temperature rises, music lovers flock to massive summer festival "Zhara 2017" to see their favorite artists live and feed off the energy of fellow fans.
Baku is ready for an international summer music festival, to be held in the territory of one of the most beautiful resorts of the Apsheron coast – Sea Breeze on July 27-31.
The long awaited festival provides multiple days of entertainment and unforgettable concert-going experiences.
The festival venue accommodates 10,000 spectators at a time.
Specially for the event, a stage is set right on the beach and is equipped with various video installations.
Russian and foreign stars, including Alessandro Safina, Sergey Lazarev, Dima Bilan, Nargis, Alexander Panayotov, Alla Pugacheva, Filipp Kirkorov, Sofia Rotaru, EMIN, Kristina Orbakaite, LOBODA, Grigory Leps, Valery Meladze, EMIN, Ani Lorak, Oleg Gazmanov, Diana Arbenina, Nigar Jamal and many others will participate in the festival.
A surprise also awaits rock lovers as Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann will join summer festival, Trend Life reported.
Emin Agalarov, a well-known singer and one of the organizers of Zhara 2017, shared a video with a German musician on his Instagram page.
Famous for his unique stage performances and bass voice, rock star has been listed among "The 50 Greatest Metal Frontmen of All Time" by Roadrunner Records.
Worldwide, Rammstein has sold over 45 million records, with five of their albums receiving platinum status.
German musician has already visited the gallery of famous Azerbaijani artist Ali Shamsi, which is located in Icheri Sheher. The artist shared photos taken while touring with the musician on his Instagram page.
The splendid festival 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 grand concert program will feature original choreography, light and video shows, powerful sound and bright decorations.
Emin Agalarov, Grigory Leps, Leonid Agutin, LOBODA, Jah Khalib, "MBAND", Monatik, Valeria, Max Barskih, Vera Brezhneva, Alexey Vorobyov, Azad Shabanov and others will lit up the festival's first day.
The second day of the festival will feature the event timed to the 70th anniversary of popular singer Sofia Rotaru, to be enriched with brilliant performances of Polad Bulbuloglu, EMIN, Timur Rodriguez, Potap and Nastya, Artik & Asti, LOBODA, Slava, Ani Lorak, AISEL etc.
The astonishing news for music lovers was the joining of Russia's famous singer Alla Pugacheva to the festival.
Indeed, it was a great surprise for all her fans in Baku, but that’s not all -- the evening of the great singer will be on June 29.
Filipp Kirkorov, Alessandro Safina, Laima Vaikule, Stas Mikhailov, A'studio, Dima Bilan, Kristina Orbakaite, LOBODA, Grigory Leps, Valery Meladze, EMIN, Ani Lorak, Oleg Gazmanov, Diana Arbenina, Nigar Jamal, Aleksandr Panayotov and others will also mesmerize the Baku audience.
The annual music festival "ZHARA" was held for the first time in 2016 and immediately received the status of the most anticipated and extensively summer events. Considering the size of the audience, summer festival has become the largest music event in the CIS countries.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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