The Honor Orchestra of the Russian Emergencies Ministry has performed in the fan-zone of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Vorobyovy Gory in Moscow. The performance was held to support the national team of Russia, which will play today in the quarter finals against the team of Croatia.
Similar performances will be held in other regions. Joint orchestras of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s directorates will perform in fan zones of Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saint Petersburg and Sochi.
In Moscow, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s orchestra for the duration of 30 minutes performed popular songs, such as Katyusha, Moscow nights, Farewell of Slavyanka, Victory Day, as well as popular foreign hits.
The Orchestra also performed the march League of the Champions, anthem of the European football, which can be heard before the matches.
Musicians are sure that their performance will not only support the festive atmosphere, but also will introduce foreign guests to Russian culture and traditions.
Additionally, Russian Emergencies Ministry’s specialists continue ensuring safety of the Championship. More than 30,000 people and 3,000 units of equipment, including 58 aircraft are involved. Every constituent entity that hosts matches has staffs that observe fire safety and safety on bodies of water. The on-duty staff was also established in the National Crisis Management Center in Moscow. More than 380 facilities, including 12 stadiums, as well as venues that accommodate national teams, airports, railway and bus stations, subways and ports are taken under special control.