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In the Central academic theatre of the Russian Army (CATRA) hosted the final of the 14th all-Russian festival-competition of folk art soldiers of the Armed Forces, veterans of military service and members of their families “Katyusha”. In addition to Russian artists from more than 30 regions of the country demonstrated their skills, the singers from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

“On behalf of the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation army General Sergei Shoigu convey to all participants the finale of the festival best wishes and gratitude for the work that you dedicate part of your life, for the promotion of military art, army culture, the love and loyalty of the Patriotic song” — greeted the participants and spectators of the festival Deputy Minister of defence – chief military-political control of the armed forces Colonel-General Andrey Kartapolov.

The festival has been held for 14 years and is actively developed: a new category of “Combat friend of the accordion” and “Vivat, Victory!”. Every year an increasing number of talented participants from all corners of Russia and from the States-participants of CIS.

“Festival “Katyusha” promotes the creative potential of military members and their families, the development of military culture, promoting Patriotic education of citizens of our country and the strengthening of military cooperation. I thank all the contestants and jury members for their active participation in the festival” — said the Deputy head of the military Department.

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