The all-Russian festival of children creativity “A Good wave” ended with a gala concert in Kazan
all-Russian cultural and charity festival of children creativity “A Good wave”
ended with a gala concert at the hall “Academy”. Russian performers Yulia
Savicheva, Yulianna Karaulova, Yolka, M-Band and others took the stage together
with the winners – talented children with disabilities or disadvantaged
All funds raised from the sale of tickets for the gala concert will be used for
the treatment of 13-year-old Ayrat Zainetdinov from Tatarstan. An orphan boy
needs an up-to-date hearing aid.
festival “A Good wave” is held by the mayor's Office of Kazan and Igor Krutoy’s
Academy of popular music with the support of the Presidential grants Fund and
the government of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Ilsur Metshin- mayor of Kazan and general producer of the festival, composer
Igor Krutoy greeted the festival participants from the stage. The head of the
capital of Tatarstan reminded that this year the qualifying rounds of the
festival were held in 11 cities of Russia: Kazan, Yaroslavl, Sevastopol,
Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Kursk, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg,
Kaliningrad and Moscow. “A good wave is boundaryless, and today in Kazan we
will meet 110 finalists of the festival, I am glad to see such talented
children", - I.Metshin addressed the audience.
This year the project brought together more than a thousand talented children.
Participants of the festival performed at the qualifying rounds. The best performances
were introduced today at the gala concert.
A dream of
the finalist, 8-year-old Volodya Solodkov from Kerch came true. Due to weak
immunity, a systemic arthritis has been developed. However, this has not
stopped him to show a talent, and Volodya Solodkov read a poem by Natalia
Shirobokova “A nightmare” at the festival. Artistry and charm of the boy
conquered the jury, which awarded him the first place in the category “Performing
arts”. Volodya Solodkov dreamed of playing the main role in the children show “Yeralash”
- and this dream came true and he received an invitation to participate in the
This evening fulfilled a dream of 13-year-old Elisey Samofal from Rostov the
Great. The boy grew up in a large family. Elisey is a real artist- he has been
performing on stage since childhood, participates in many creative
competitions. And as a real artist he needed a professional microphone. Yulia
Savicheva gave him a gift with the wishes of a success in his artistic journey.
Karaulova presented a certificate for costumes to the ensemble “Russian traditions”
from Rybinsk. Several brothers, which are rising in a large (25 native and
adopted children), but friendly family. They make a design of the costumes all
together, but there is a need for tailoring the suits with the assistance of
Among the guests of the festival was an opera singer Aida Garifullina, who
presented Ruslan Saku an award in the category “Fingering”.
concert “A Good wave” ended the first day of the International charity forum “Good
Kazan”. Its opening took place today in the Kazan City Hall. Tomorrow the forum
will continue its work in the cultural center “Moskovsky”.