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MOSCOW, August 26. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a greeting to participants, organizers and guests of the international military music festival “Spasskaya tower”, noting that this event is considered to be one of the “business card” of the capital. The welcome text was posted Saturday on the Kremlin website.

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“The festival is famous for its diverse and rich program and a special, spiritual atmosphere. It is considered to be expected, the audience loved the event, one of “visiting cards” of our capital, – stated in the message. – Its spectacular spectacular concerts deserved the triumphant success”.

Putin noted that the festival each year attracts more and more military orchestras, outstanding soloists, choreographic and folklore groups, both Russian and foreign .

The President also expressed confidence that “the current creative forum will be held at a high organizational level, will be interesting to all who love classical and modern music, with respect to the military history of the Fatherland, honors legendary traditions.”

Anniversary festival “Spasskaya tower” will take place from 26 August to 3 September. This year the show will be attended by the massed band of pipes and drums (EU), the Swiss Top Secret drummers, the youth orchestra percussion Equinox (USA), Military band (Mehter, Turkey), Taoist monks from Adansonia (China), honor guard and band of the Armed forces of Belarus, the honor guard and the orchestra of the Presidential regiment “Aibyn” (Kazakhstan), the honor guard and the band “Yerevan drums” (Armenia) and many others.