Odessa Day 2.09.2012 Programme

Odessa to celebrate its 218th Birthday on a grand scale

Great festive program is dated to Odessa’s 218th Birthday on September 2. It includes rock fest, art exhibitions, music concerts, Polish movies festival, gala concert, grand firework etc. CELEBRATION PROGRAM

On September 2, 2012, Odessa City is celebrating her 218th Birthday

Great festive program is dated for Odessa’s Birthday. It includes art and photo exhibitions, rock music festival, Polish movies festival, gala concert etc.
Traditional concert followed by a large firework will take place at Potyomkin Stairs in the evening.

In the network of the celebration, a range of traditional events will be held, including:
- 2nd International “Friends’ Meetings” Culture and Arts Festival;
- Flowers laying to the monuments:
- to Odessa’s founders;
- to J.M. Deribas;
- to Duke de Richelieu;
- to M.S. Vorontsov;
- to G.G. Marazli;
- Sightseeing tours in an excursion tram with a concert program by Odessa Municipal O.Salik Brass Band;
- “Odessa Yard – 3” Musical project concert;
- Gala concert of the XXII “Piqu? Vests” Rock Festival in memory of I. Gankevitch;
- Gala concert at at Potyomkin Stairs;
- festive firework.

This year, the tradition of holding flowers exhibition in the Victory Park will be restored.

On top of that, numerous interesting events have been prepared for Odessa’s citizens and guests:
- broughams and buggies parade;
- open air mute movies demonstrations and jazz improvisations;
- “Gift from Odessa” decorative and applied arts festival;
- introduction of the Alley of Fame of Odessa’s “Chernomorets” Football Club;
- open air concert by Alexei Botvinov and chamber orchestra conducted by Igor Shavrukl
- XIII Polish movies festival;
- Odessa City’s Tourist Emblem installation;
- Alexander’s Column introduction;
- USSR People’s artists’ charitable concert;
- “Odessa Zoo is 90 Years Old” municipal fest etc.

Festive concerts, contests and events will be held in all the districts of the city.

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