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A gala concert and an award ceremony for the laureates of the International Festival of Patriotic Song “Where the Motherland Begins” was held in the Central Officers’ Club of the 12th Main Directorate of the Russian Ministry of Defense

Before the gala concert, the jury members of the festival met with the participants. People’s Artist of Russia Yevgeny Gerchakov, Honored Artist of Russia Ksenia Georgiadi, member of the Writers’ Union, songwriter Andrei Likhachev and Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Levshin shared their impressions of the festival with the contestants, discussed the performances of the participants and answered questions from the audience.

At the gala concert of the festival, the participants of the festival performed in front of the audience, whose numbers were recognized by the jury as the best.

The Grand Prix of the festival among military personnel was awarded to the vocal-instrumental ensemble “Horizon”, representing the Vologda unit 12 GUMO. Olga Artemyeva from Alexandrov became the winner among the civil participants of the festival.

The festival “Where the Motherland Begins” is held annually on the basis of the Central Officers’ Club 12 GUMO in Sergiev Posad. This year, more than 300 nominees from Russia and Belarus, representing more than 30 cities, took part in the festival.

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