Early March started accepting applications from professional composers and performers of the Russian Federation and colleagues from Eurasian countries for participation in the International Festival-Competition of the National Patriotic Song “Red Carnation” named after Joseph Kobzon.
Traditionally, members of the Union of Composers of the Russian Federation, its regional branches, popular songwriters, members of the Eurasian Council of Composers and Musical Figures, the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, young talented composers and performers take an active part in the work of the jury, the organizers note.
Accepting applications will stop on May 25, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Moscow time, when all regional auditions will identify applicants for participation in the first final round. The final will take place July 11 - 16 in the hero city of Kerch. The official program will be attended by our colleagues, professional composers - songwriters from different CIS countries: the Republic of Belarus, Ingushetia, the Chechen People's Republic, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Moldova, Armenia, as well as the countries of Eurasia, if the epidemiological situation allows.
A series of concerts and creative meetings of composers will take place: a concert dedicated to I.D. Kobzon, a concert of music by composer Oleg Molchan, a concert of Belarusian performers, a music show for children and youth. Traditionally, “Red Carnation” festival gathers friends: performers - laureates of past years, a concert of modern young performers “Fulfil a Dream”, a song show “Voice of the East”. Colleagues from the North Caucasus Federal District and the countries of the East will present a concert “Russia in the Heart” and concerts of Russian instrumental music - jazz and music in films.
Detailed information is available on the official website of the festival-contest “Red Carnation” named after I. D. Kobzon: http://krasnaya-gvozdika/.