Once again the famous Grushinsky guitar will appear at the festival mountain, and the festival of the unity of man, nature and song will receive tens of thousands of participants.
If you want to spend a few days in harmony with yourself and with the whole world, come to the Volga in early July.
In 2012 the Grushinsky Festival will be heldFrom the fifth to the eighth of July. The place of the holiday is Fedorovskie meadows in the Samara region, near Togliatti and the picturesque green bank of the Volga River. This is already the 39th festival. The holiday of the bardic song takes place every year on the very first weekend of July. The first to celebrate the Grushin Festival was in 1968.
The holiday got its name in honor of ValeryGrushin, who in the summer of 1967 on the river Ude in Siberia at the cost of his life saved the drowning children. His friends decided to annually hold a festival in memory of the deceased, this idea was supported by many classmates Valery Grushin and other lovers of outdoor recreation and songs for guitar. The very first gathering took place in Zhiguli in the Stone Bowl on September 29, 1968.
The second Grushinsky Festival was held already inJuly, since then the holiday time has not changed. Every year the number of visitors grew, the greatest popularity of the holiday was acquired in the late 1970s (about 100 thousand people participated) and in the late 1990s (about 210 thousand visitors). Carrying out bardist fees was interrupted in the 1980s, the official authorities abolished them. The festival was revived again in 1986.
For this holiday are the participants not only fromRussia, but also foreigners. This festival is created for fans of author's music. During the whole festival several stages-scenes work, on which contests are arranged. Concerts are held not only during the day, but also at night. In the dark, participants light festival fires around which old and new friends and friends are grouped.
In the place of the holiday,A whole city of many tents, in which the participants will live for the duration of the festival. Each visitor will have enough space for their tent, with this the organizers of the meeting do not have problems. Participants do not have to take tourist equipment with them, everything necessary is rented or sold. On the territory there are outlets and cafes. Fresh artesian water is brought every day.
Not only will the festival be heldBardic competitions, but also sports games and competitions: volleyball, football, orienteering and much more. A special area is designed for children. You can get to the festival on your car, for this purpose a guarded parking lot is organized, and by public transport.