Russian TV to broadcast "Zhara" fest

8 August 2017 11:39 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

Russian "First Channel" will broadcast a gala concert of the International Music Festival "ZHARA-2017" on August 11

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

The second edition of the thrilling fest "Zhara-2017" was held on the coast of the Caspian Sea in the beautiful resort Sea Breeze on July 27-30. Tasty food, sun and beach have become main features of the Zhara festival 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.

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.

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