Gazprom Neft Supports “Bolshoi Festival“in Mokra Gora

September 16, 2013

Gazprom Neft was the general sponsor of the "Bolshoi Festival" of the classical and contemporary music staged in the village of Mokra Gora on the slopes of Tara Mountain from the 13th to the 15th September. The Festival was opened by film director Emir Kusturica and Kirill Kravchenko, deputy CEO of Gazprom Neft and CEO of NIS. The Italian actress Monica Belucci graced the opening ceremony. This three day event aimed at promoting the young talents from Serbia’s musical colleges and academies. A total of 150 students from Serbia and the Republic of Srpska took part. The Festival was opened by Divna Ljubojević and the "Меlоdi" quire, with the participation of the Czech National Philharmonic under the baton of Jan Kuczera, which accompanied the "No Smoking Orchestra" as they performed the opera "Time of the Gypsies" on the festival’s second day. The Russian pianist Yuri Rozum took the stage of the festival on its third day.