The IX Golden Viryaz Forum of Slavic Arts has been concluded in Stavropol Territory.
A rich 3-day program of the event, featuring choir of Chaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, the choir of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, song and dance ensemble of the Black Sea, Clear Voice band from Belarus, ensemble of the Irkutsk Theater of Drama and other participants, attracted a lot of visitors. Famous actors, such as Alexei Buldakov, Igor Sklyar, Nona Grishayeva, Leonid Serebryannikov, Nina Shatskaya, Olga Kabo, Inga Shatova, Anna Bolshova, Alexander Rappoport and many other actors and performers took part in the Forum.
During the closing ceremony, the President of the Forum Nikolai Burlyayev pointed out that the Russian Emergencies Ministry and the festival of arts are closely tied to each other. The Golden Vityaz Forum joins creative people from Slavic countries and all regions of Russia.
A flashmob for children, named The Russian Emergencies Ministry for Healthy Generation, has been held within the forum by the Russian Emergencies Ministry. This event is a part of comprehensive program, carried out by the Ministry within the Year of Safety Culture. The flashmob was held in the oldest fire and rescue station of Stavropol Territory, located at Krepostnaya Hill. Andrei Merzlikin, the popular actor, took part in the event. He cheered the teams during competitions and safety-themed quizzes.