This will be a great relay race of city festivals and, in fact, a journey of popular music (pop, rap, R&B, electronic and rock) through Russia: from east to west.
After all, VK Fest begins on June 17 in Vladivostok, on July 1-2 it will continue from St. Petersburg, on July 8 it will end in Sochi, and on July 15-16 in Moscow, after which it will end on July 24. July in Novosibirsk.
It is known that in the northern capital, VK-Fest will be held in the Park of the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg, in Moscow – in Gorky Park, in Sochi – this musical festival will be organized by “Sirius”, just as it was. in 2022. But places in the new festival cities – Novosibirsk and Vladivostok – will be chosen later.
Also, as a rule, in recent years, 100-150 artists and groups performed in each of the festival cities.
And throughout its nine years of existence, it has become a multi-format city festival, whose programming brings together the latest trends in various fields: from music and blogs to sports, education, educational and solidarity programs and demonstrations of new technologies. and inventions. And along the way, he promoted a healthy lifestyle.
Konstantin Sidorkov, director of musical and event projects of the VKontakte social network:
– VK Fest is a cult meeting place for hundreds of thousands of people: guests, musicians, bloggers, athletes and actors. All of them are part of a great multitude of festivals, which each summer enjoy high-quality music, fun activities and a unique atmosphere. By announcing VK Fest 2023 in five cities of Russia at once, we are taking the next step – going beyond the capitals and a summer weekend. Now we hope to win the hearts of Siberia and the Far East…
By the way
The names of future festival participants have not yet been announced. This usually happens two months before its opening.