Weekly news review — 23-27.04.2007
The Centenary of Samara Circus
To please the rich one of the oldest Russian theatre-circus “Olympus” was built in Samara at the beginning of the last century. There will be a lot of surprises made up by Federal Agency of Culture and Russian State Circus devoted to the Samara Circus centenary. Samara circus actors hope that they will be able to set a circus tent in Strukovskiy Garden where the summer circus was placed a century ago. The apotheosis of the celebrations will be a grand show of the world-known circus troupes.
This year there will be two festival with the one and the same name “Grushinky festival”, which will be held in two different places. This is the result of the heated debate between the Valeriy Grushin’s club and commercial firm, which won the contest of letting the land near the famous “Grushinskaya Mountain”.
“LADA CUP” autocross in Togliatti
On the eve of Victory Day, on April, 6 the X traditional autocross “LADA CUP” and Russia Mini-Buggy Championship for children will take place in Togliatti. The organizers are the sport-technical club “Lada” with the assistance of “AutoVAZ” and Togliatti city administration.
Konstantin Titov and his wife took part a civil funeral of Boris Yeltsin
Today Governor of Samara region Konstantin Titov took part in a civil funeral of the first President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin. Tomorrow he is going to take part in a plenary session of the Federation Council of Russia where the President of Russia speaks at the meeting.
International festival “Czech Spring” of child-youth art
From March, 27 to April, 4 the International Festival “Czech Spring” of child-youth art took part in Czechia. Samara was represented by a folk musical- choreographic theatre “Iskorki”. It became a first degree laureate in “modern dance” nomination. On April, 25 the group represent Samara in Germany in the International Comntest “Hannover gather its friends”.*