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Sober Generation

From 14 to 22 September I had the honour to submit art-preventive film “not My problem” within the framework of the competition program of feature films of the 11th festival of cinema and theatre Amur Autumn 2013. The film won the prize “people’s recognition”.

Amur Autumn, fall victory

From 14 to 22 September I had the honour to present the film directed by Archpriest Alexander novopashina “not My problem” within the framework of the competition program of feature films of the 11th festival of cinema and theatre Amur Autumn 2013. The Amur Autumn festival now, 11 th year, takes place in the small town of Blagoveshchensk, which is located on the Amur river and directly at the Russian-Chinese border. In addition to its geographical location, the festival has another distinctive feature: in the framework of the Amur Autumn is the first and only enterprise competition performances! Why such an unusual choice of venue for such an important (one of the five best Russian festivals) activities? President and chief founder Sergey Novozhilov said that the first time having been in the Amur region fell in Blagoveshchensk and when the proposal to carry out in the city festival was approved Continue reading

The Kingdom of light

the Kingdom of light — the festival “White autumn” from the first to the last day

Last year in the net I came across photos of the event, which attracted my attention. The photos were beautiful objects of unusual shapes and sizes, various forms of light bulbs in high-tech style. But most importantly, in these pictures literally felt the warm atmosphere of the event. These were photos from the festival of industrial design “White autumn”. I decided to visit it this year and in the end was not disappointed.

To start with, as a background to the events I would like to show you some photos of how it looked before the start of preparations for the exhibition. Blank concrete walls, beams, construction dust, wire sticking out of the debris and devastation. You will then be able to compare how it has changed over a few days. (images courtesy of the organizer “White autumn” Nurlan Turehanova)

Format Design Weekend suggests that he will be held for a few days. This year, “White autumn” lasted four days. I decided to visit the first day – the opening and the last to compare them. On the first day at the door of an unfinished residential complex – the venue of the festival gathered a large crowd of people. At the appointed time all literally burst into the hall apparently burning with curiosity.

And well, it was something Continue reading

Carnivals in the world
A riot of colors, the sense of freedom and madness – all these are essential companions of carnivals. The atmosphere turbulent life and magic. Even the most serious and predictable…

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Carnivals in the world
A riot of colors, the sense of freedom and madness – all these are essential companions of carnivals. The atmosphere turbulent life and magic. Even the most serious and predictable…

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World Culture
Carnival is a holiday born in the Christian tradition, although in outward appearance he resembled Dionysus and Apollonia. In the popular imagination was strong pagan element. Low level of culture,…

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