It’s a good tradition for bard song friends and fans to get together, recharge with heat, compare words and melodies, and look forward to summer with this charge!
Four days, three cities (Ulyanovsk joined Samara and Togliatti), three concert halls, more than 20 artists, including: Oleg Mityaev, Vadim Mishchuk, Galina Khomchik, Roman Lankin, Pavel Pikovsky, Larisa Brokhman and Alexander Prokopovich (piano) , members of the Grushinsky trio Anatoly Golovin and Olga Ermolaeva.
Every year this holiday of the author’s song gathers friends of the festival around the virtual, but warm and unifying Grushinsky fire in cozy concert halls. This year, among the bright gifts for listeners, and it was still possible to sing, were Oleg Mityaev’s concert “Be strong, people, summer is coming!”, the program “Eldar Ryazanov’s Favorite Melodies or” Irony of fate “, as well as the Tea House dedicated to Leonid Sergeev And the holiday will end with the traditional gala concert “Let’s compare our songs”
It is worth noting that not only musicians and spectators, but also regional officials compared songs and watches, because this summer, near Samara, the 50th anniversary festival of bardic songs named after Valery will take place. Grushin.
– The Grushinsky festival turns 50 this year. This is a completely unique cultural phenomenon, a social phenomenon in our country. They know about him far beyond our region. Of course, we must celebrate the anniversary festival at the highest level, “Samara Governor Dmitry Azarov set the task. “People who come here from year to year, often for decades, have their own image and perception of the clear. Of course, we need to take care of this. It would be possible to create near-urban conditions, but it is quite obvious that this would not be demanded by the most important users of this unique public territory.
A master plan for the development of a unique space for the territory of song lakes has already been developed – the natural park “Mastryuki”. The infrastructure development project takes into account the peculiarities of not only the Grushinsky Festival, but also other events that are held here, as well as the possibility of its use throughout the year, preserving the natural monument, because the lakes are part of the Samarskaya Luka National Park.
Here it is planned to create guest centers, mark routes, allocate areas for the creation of art objects, the work of artists, creative groups, equip wells for collecting water, update the children’s area, sports field, main stages, toilets and showers . , improve the food court area, organize camp with laundry-shower and bathrooms, add beach infrastructure. And in addition to the traditional guitar stage, it is planned to create another stage, pontoon, which can be climbed, for example, for orchestra performances or for the “Floating Museum”.
The project is expected to be fully implemented within five years. This year, as part of the first stage of work, it is intended to update the stairs that lead from the train platform to the festival field, the amphitheater and the jetty.