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Emir Kusturica opened the International ethnic festival in St. Petersburg
The international ethnic EtoEtno (This is Ethno) festival has started on the evening of June 26 in Saint Petesburg, TASS reports. The stage for the opening ceremony was an open-air playground in the Peter and Paul Fortress. The Russian Falk Talk group, jeepsey-folk-rock band The Hatters and other musicians performed on the stage. The famous Serbian musician and director Emir Kusturica came to Saint Petersburg with The No Smoking Orchestra and became the guest of honor.
Kusturica had previously promised that the new album of the group would be presented within the framework of the festival. According to him, The No Smoking Orchestra will soon present a new song Life is a Miracle, which they recorded together with local musicians.
The festival is held for the first time. It was initiated by the city authorities, Emir Kusturits himself and Petersburg Music Hall. The organizers of the forum noted that ethnic music had become very fashionable, and the public would be able to get acquainted with various areas of this genre.
Composer Goran Bregovich is going to perform tomorrow. DJs from Serbia, Greece and other countries are going to perform at the final concert.