- Title: Pharaohs and fireworks - military band festival lights up Red Square
- Date: 24th August 2019
- Summary: WOMAN IN TRADITIONAL DRESS SINGING AMONG ORCHESTRA DRUMMERS PERFORMING AUDIENCE EGYPTIAN SYMPHONIC MILITARY BAND DRESSED AS ANCIENT EGYPTIANS MARCHING, MAN RIDING CHARIOT MILITARY BAND MARCHING AND PLAYING BAND MEMBER IN CHARIOT BAND DIRECTOR VARIOUS OF BAND PERFORMING VARIOUS OF FEMALE MEMBERS OF MILITARY BAND OF KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY OF NORTH KOREA PERFORMING SABRE DANCE VARIOUS OF BAND PERFORMING, CARRYING NATIONAL FLAGS STAR ON TOP OF KREMLIN TOWER VARIOUS OF THE BAND OF PEOPLE'S LIBERATION ARMY OF CHINA MARCHING AND PLAYING DRUMMER AND CHINESE NATIONAL FLAG VARIOUS OF BAND MEMBER IN DRESS SINGING AS BAND PLAYS SMOKE / CELTIC PIPES AND DRUMS VARIOUS OF PIPE BAND PERFORMING TRADITIONAL CELTIC DANCE AUDIENCE VARIOUS OF RUSSIAN MILITARY ORCHESTRA PERFORMING ORCHESTRA MEMBER PERFORMING DRUM SOLO
- Embargoed: 7th September 2019 14:16
- Keywords: military band military orchestra Red Square festival traditional costumes
- Location: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- City: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Music
- Reuters ID: LVA003ATKUVRT
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Military bands from around the world staged a colourful performance on Red Square in front of the Kremlin, in the heart of the Russian capital, on Friday night (August 23).
The festival, called "Spasskaya Bashnya" or Kremlin's Saviour Tower, featured bands performing a wide range of music - from classical pieces and military marches to popular modern tunes.
This year the colourful festival brought to Moscow over 1,000 performers from 30 orchestras from 12 countries, including a military band from North Korea, which took part for the first time.
The festival has been held each year since 2007.
(Production: Dmitry Madorsky, Dmitry Turlyun)
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