South Ossetia took part in the festival «Guenos» in Abkhazia

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 19:04

South Ossetian vocalists performed at the First International youth festival of modern art, culture and creativity «Guenos», held in Ochamchire district of Abkhazia, August 22 - 27.

The festival participants were a teacher of the Tskhinval musical college, the Honored Artist of the Republic of South Ossetia Nina Gatikoeva and the college student Alim Beteev.

As the news agency "Res" has been informed at the press service of the Ministry of Culture of South Ossetia, South Ossetian delegation arrived to the festival only on the second day after the opening, as for a few days Transcaucasian highway was closed to travel because of the landslip.

On the same day Alim Beteev performed at the concert and became the winner of the festival.

August 26, Nina Gatikoeva performed at a gala concert of the festival, dedicated to the Day of recognition of independence of Abkhazia. At the gala concert also performed sisters Berzeniya from St. Petersburg and the Abkhaz musicians. Before the start of the gala concert were awarded the nominees of the festival.

As part of the closing of the festival it was held a briefing with the press attaché of the Ministry of Culture of the RSO.

For the participants of the festival were organized tours of the city of Sukhum and the Lake Riza.

The festival was organized by the Youth Department of the Administration of the Ochamchira district and the public organization "Youth Center« Guenos", supported by the leadership of Abkhazia.

The main purpose of the event is to preserve the national culture, expressed in songs, dances, art. The festival was also attended by representatives of the Abkhaz diaspora in Turkey, young talents from Russia.

August 26 the South Ossetian delegation on the invitation of the Ochamchira district administration, also participated in the celebrations of the Day of the recognition of Abkhazia's independence.

The delegation laid flowers at the monument to soldiers who died during the Patriotic War of Abkhazia in the Park of Glory of Sukhum, the Memorial to the first President of the Republic of Abkhazia Vladislav Ardzinba in the village of Escher in Sukhum district and the tomb of the second President of Abkhazia Sergei Bagapsh in the village of Dzhgyarda in Ochamchira District.

August 28, the South Ossetian delegation was also received by the head of the Administration of the Ochamchira district Hrips Jopua. He thanked the representatives of the Republic and presented them commemorative gifts.

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