Bashkir dance groups can take part in the "Musical East" contest. The dance contest will be held in Moscow at the "Stimul" cultural centre on April 15. Performers from Eastern countries and republics from Egypt to Japan (all Asia), aged 12 to 35, will perform at the contest. No more than three performers (
Applications for 4th International Film Festival "Silver Akbuzat" are started to accept in Ufa. Applications for participation in the festival are accepted until September 1, 2017. The "Silver Akbuzat" Festival will be held in the capital of Bashkortostan in October this year. The competitive program includes full-length feature, short and documentary films.
The International Theatre Day was celebrated with a traditional event - the "Veselaya Kulisa" Festival in Ufa. The 17th republican festival of theatre skits gathered representatives of seven theatres of the republic. Actors treated the spectators with cabbage pies made by them and joked on topical issues.
The Cultural Counsellor to the French Embassy in Russia Olivier Guillaume and representative of the Alliance Française Foundation Mireille Cheval are paying a business visit to Ufa. On March 26, they visited the headquarters of the Ufa branch of Alliance Française and enjoyed a solo concert of the president of the International Conservatory of Music in Paris Françoise Levechin-Gangloff in the organ hall of the Bashkir Philharmonic Society.
Bashkir musicians took part in the "Turkcan" international musical and ethnic project. The "Yatagan" ethnic band composed of Ildar Shakir (yatagan, dumbyr, kubyz), Ayaz Nukhov (kyl-kubyz), Rasim Lugamanov (kahon) and Ilmir Kudabaev (throat singing, kurai) presented Bashkir instruments.
The All-Russian festival-competition with international participation "Gifted Children of Russia: World of Dance" will be held in Ufa for the fourth time. It is conducted at Bashkir State Pedagogical University named after M. Akmullah. According to the press service of the university, creatively gifted children and talented young people of Russia will be able to demonstrate their performing skills at the choreographic contest.
On March 27, the International Theatre Day, the largest theatres of Russia will take part in the federal campaign"Theatre.Go". On this day within 24 hours, viewers across the country can buy electronic tickets for performances with a discount of 25 to 90 percent. Three theatres from Ufa participate in the campaign: the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre, the National Youth Theatre named after Mustai Karim, the Russian Drama Theatre.
"The Story of the Lost Sheep" short feature film will be presented in the non-competition program of the Short Film Corner Festival de Cannes. The director Salavat Vakhitov informed about it during a closed press-show at Bashinform News Agency on March 22. According to the author, "The Story of the Lost Sheep" was filmed as a film-pilot for the big film project "Resurrection".
In Moscow, a presentation of a full-length documentary film "Rudolf Nureyev. Island of his Dreams" took place at the Plenipotentiary Representative Office of Bashkortostan under the President of the Russian Federation. The film tells about the little-known period of life of the greatest dancer and choreographer of the 20th century Rudolf Nureyev, which was connected with Turkey, where he wanted to have his own house, his island.
Today the whole world celebrates the birthday of Rudolf Nureyev - the great dancer of the twentieth century. Flowers to the bas-relief of the artist were laid at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre. The director of the theatre Ilmar Almukhametov, the head of the ballet troupe Leonora Kuvatova, the ballet writer Nina Zhilenko took part in the ceremony.
The National A.-Z. Validi Library hosted an evening with Marsel Salimov, the laureate of international and Russian literary prizes, the satirical novelist. The guests of the writer were representatives of the national cultural centres of the Russian regions - Mari El, Chuvashia, Mordovia, Komi, Udmurtia, the socialist republics of the former Soviet Union - Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan , Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, Lithuania, friends from Bulgaria, Japan.
Spivakov Foundation Head in Bashkortostan Arthur Naziullin became soloist of Moscow Regional Philharmonic Society
The Russian clarinetist, Ufa native Arthur Naziullin became a soloist of the Moscow Regional Philharmonic Society. Arthur Naziullin is the Honoured Artist of Bashkortostan, laureate of the State Youth Prize named after. Sh. Babich, participant of the programs of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic Society and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation "Stars of the 21st Century", director of the Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation in the Republic of Bashkortostan, member of the Public Council for Culture under the Ministry of Culture RB.
The National Museum opens the republican photo exhibition "The Living Nature of Bashkortostan", dedicated to the Year of Ecology and Specially Protected Natural Territories in Bashkortostan and timed to the 100th anniversary of the Russian reserve system. The grand opening will take place on March 16 at 11.
In Moscow, a presentation of a full-length documentary film about the little-known period of life of our compatriot, the greatest dancer and choreographer of the 20th century Rudolf Nureyev will take place. The presentation is organized by the Plenipotentiary Representative Office of Bashkortostan under the President of the Russian Federation.
Souvenir products from Bashkortostan are presented at an exhibition in France. The exhibition of folk handicrafts and crafts "Russian Souvenir", which demonstrates the cultural diversity and flavour of the Russian regions, is held at the Russian Spiritual and Cultural Orthodox Centre in Paris. The exposition includes traditional costumes, headdresses, embroidery, musical instruments, toys and household items from Bashkortostan, Dagestan, Karelia, Komi, Khakassia, Chuvashia, from Astrakhan, Ryazan, Lipetsk, Moscow and Tula regions.
Alfiya Karimova (Kazakhstan) will sing the primary aria in the "La Traviata" opera by G. Verdi at the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theatre. On March 20, the leading soloist of the "Astana Opera" theatre, the Honoured Artist of Bashkortostan will please her fans with performance of the role that she considers a pinnacle in her creative career.
On April 1-2, Ufa will host the II International Competition "Dove of Spring - UFA". The organizers – are "Children's Theatre "Karat" and the creative Young Talents Union "Bravo, Children!", the press service of the capital administration informs. The ideological basis of the festival competition is promotion of respect for another culture, religion, traditions and customs, mutual understanding, tolerance, good-neighbourly relations between different peoples, as well as preservation and development of the national diversity of cultures of the peoples of Bashkortostan, Kazakhstan, Russia and countries of the near and far abroad.
On March 6, at the State Concert Hall "Bashkortostan" the National Symphony Orchestra of Bashkortostan presents the program "Cultural Capitals of the World. Leipzig and Prague". The first part of the program will feature the Concerto No.1 for Piano and Orchestra by Brahms. The well-known Ufa pianist, honoured artist of Russia and Bashkortostan, Professor Leo Frank will perform with the Orchestra.
The performance "Jute" of the M. Gafuri Bashkir Academic Drama Theatre (directed by Airat Abushahmanov) was shown in Moscow within the framework of the "Mask Plus" program. Actors played on the stage of the V.Meyerhold Centre. The company of the Bashkir main theatre took part in this program for the first time.
Bashkortostan presented a project of historical and cultural museum complex Shulgan-Tash in France. This happened during the visit of the Bashkir delegation to the south of France. The trip was connected with a visit to the museum complexes of Lascaux and Chauvet Caves. Employees of the Scientific and Production Centre for Protection and Use of Bashkortostan Cultural Heritage Objects acquainted with the European experience of Paleolithic paintings turning into museums and creating modern museum exhibitions.
From February 15 to April 18, Moscow hosts the 23rd Festival of the best Russian performances for all types of theatrical art "Golden Mask". Two theatres of Bashkortostan with the best performances of the last season will take part in it. The festival program includes the "Jute" performance staged by the M.
This Spring in Ufa began with bright and interesting project - "Female Face of Power" photo exhibition. 15 women politicians appeared unexpected, mysterious and romantic on beautiful photo portraits. Among them there were the Russian State Duma deputy Rima Batalova, the State Assembly RB deputies Yumabika Ilyasova, Ruzaliya Khismatullina, Elvira Aitkulova, Rufina Shagapova, the chairman of the national-cultural autonomy of Tatars RB Rima Utyasheva, Director of "Agidel" arts and crafts company Zuhra Ismagilova, the deputy of the City Council of Ufa, the director of the TV company "All Ufa "Alina Suleimanova, the Minister of Labour and Social Protection RB Lenara Ivanova, the Minister of Finance RB Rida Subkhankulova, the chairman of the Public Chamber of Bashkortostan Olga Panchihina.
The young pianist from Bashkortostan Elena Kolesnikova became the holder of the Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation’s grant. Elena is the tenth grader of the Special Music College. The young pianist studies at the class of the teacher, honoured worker of culture of the republic Liliya Valyamova. She is a laureate of international, national and republican contests.